Illinois Fire Service Institute


Tactics and Strategy I : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The Tactics & Strategy I course is designed for the Fire Officer who is responsible for commanding one to two companies at the fire or emergency scene, such as Company Officers and Chief Officers of small fire departments. Subject areas which will be covered are: company officer leadership, safety, pre-fire planning, fire behavior, building construction, fire fighting tactics, engine company and truck company operations, RIT officer, and tactical exercises.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • nfa-endorsed
  • officer


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact LEW LAKE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or LEW LAKE .

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/21/2017

NFA Endorsed

Hours: 40 This course is endorsed by the NFA and has a dual-certificate.


NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2003 Edition.
NFPA 1561, Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System, 2005 Edition.

NIMS Compliant

This course is NIMS compliant.

OSFM Certification

Fire Officer I

Upcoming Classes

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wheaton Mon, Dec 4 2017 -
Fri, Dec 8 2017

champaign Mon, Jan 22 2018 -
Fri, Jan 26 2018

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Contact Us
Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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