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Decision Making for Initial Company Operations - Poultney

Location: Poultney Fire Department
Date:  January 22 & 23, 2022
Time: 0800—1700 both days 
Registration Deadline:  December 8, 2021
Register by submitting a completed General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the registration deadline. 

Course Description:  This two-day course is designed to develop the decision-making skills needed by Company Officers (COs) to accomplish assigned tactics at 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.  CO's 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.