Initial Incident Command in the Fire Service - Development

Course overview and learning outcomes

This course is designed for competent firefighters who are seeking to develop as an aspiring Initial Incident Commander. The course will expose aspiring Initial Incident Commanders to a range of operational scenarios both in the simulated and practical environments. Each delegate will be supported via coaching and mentoring by Fire Officers with extensive operational experience that will provide delegates with support, guidance and advice throughout the course. This course should be recognised as a substantial development opportunity prior to attending the accredited ICL 1 course and is not formally assessed, although delegates will receive feedback and potentially development plans based on performance.

The learner will:

  • Develop an understanding of the key principles of the Incident Command System
  • Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of personnel within the Incident Command Structure
  • Develop an understanding of the management of risk at operational incidents
  • Develop an understanding effective communication at operational incidents
  • Develop an ability to plan an initial response to an operational incident
  • Develop an ability to implement actions at an operational incident to meet planned objectives
  • Develop an ability to close down the operational phase of an incident
  • Develop an ability to review a response to an operational incident.

How is the course assessed and accredited?

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of the SFJ and Fire Service College certificate.

Successful completion of this course will also see the delegates receive 30 Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) Continual Professional Development (CPD) hours.

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Fire Service College

Dates and prices

27/04/2020 - 30/04/2020

£2100.00 +VAT

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