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JFT1A:  FIRE COMMAND 1A


Course Description

This course provides students an introduction to human resource management and an overview of the organizational structure used within the fire service. Students will size-up emergency situations and identify the strategies, tactics, and methods necessary to manage given scenarios. Common causes of fire fighter deaths and injuries, appropriate safety measures to protect personnel will also be covered. PREREQUISITE: Fire Fighter 1 Certification A & B, or Equivalent. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify fire service personnel with an overview of the organizational structure used within the fire service, including duties and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate how to compile a prefire plan, and hot to utilize that information when responding to an emergency incident
  • Identify the strategies, tactics and methods necessary to manage given scenarios.
  • Describe the principles of delegation of authority at an emergency incident.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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