Decision Making for Initial Company Operations (NFA Direct Delivery) - Waterbury Fire Station
Location: Waterbury Fire Station
Date: October 7 & 8, 2017
Registration deadline: August 23, 2017
Time: 0800 - 1600
Register by submitting a General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the deadline indicated above.
This two-day course is designed to develop the decision making skills needed by Company Officers (COs) to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. All activities and scenarios used in this course are based on structure fires. With the real possibility of being the first to arrive at an incident, the CO’s initial decisions will have an impact throughout the entire incident. It is vital that COs be able to make good management decisions that have a favorable impact on the eventual outcome. In addition to a possible role as the initial Incident Commander, the CO may well be assigned a subordinate position within the Incident Command System organization. COs need to have a clear understanding of the system, the position that they are assigned to, and their role in the organization if they are to function effectively and help make the system work.