Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I

Course Description

Couch Courses “ATPC1810 Tactics and Strategies 1” course is your typical self-paced, online fire training course with continuous enrollment that is one of the mandatory courses for your Florida Fire Officer 1 certification.
The ATPC1810 Tactics and Strategies 1 course complies with Job Performance Requirements established by NFPA 1021. This course will familiarize students with the basic actions and responsibilities involved in dealing with and managing a fire emergency as a fire officer. This course establishes the best and most favorable use of resources to protect lives and property.
ATPC1810 Tactics and Strategies 1 will also teach the student how emergency situations can change very rapidly and how the fire officer must quickly evaluate the effectiveness of their proposed incident plan.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize the Incident Command System (ICS), the Incident Management System (IMS), and other management tools.
  • Understand the type of information required before an emergency to decide upon and plan the most effective and appropriate tactical responses.
  • Comprehend the components of an Incident Action Plan and know what steps and considerations are required as part of the decision-making process for these plans.
  • Understand the types of strategies engine and truck companies deploy in emergency situations.
  • Recognize building construction types and how these impact tactics are used in firefighting today.
  • Comprehend the fire officer’s responsibilities concerning identifying and mitigating building collapse concerns.

In addition to enrolling in this course, you must have the following:
  • Strategic & Tactical Considerations of the Fireground, 3rd edition, Brady.
    ISBN 978-0- 13-25881-7.
  • NOTE: This book is not supplied with your course purchase but is available through technical bookstores and online vendors. We provide a link below to purchase the book.
  • A high-speed internet connection.

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