Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fireground Command Officer School : 50.00 Hours

Course Description

This five-day class is designed to help command officers gain the knowledge and practical skills required to effectively direct multiple companies at a fire. Classroom discussions of leadership, responsibilities, and tactics will be coupled with four days of demonstrations and hands-on practice of directing live-fire evolutions. Each student will take the role of a command officer. Afterwards, each evolution will be critiqued by their fellow students and instructors. First priority will be given to applicants who are in a Command Officer position on their department, officers who act in a Command role will be given second priority, and any other opening will be given to the remaining applicants on a first come-first serve basis.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • officer
  • on-site live fire


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 LEW LAKE or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

Upcoming Classes

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plainfield Mon, Mar 8 2021 -
Fri, Mar 12 2021

champaign Mon, Apr 26 2021 -
Fri, Apr 30 2021

plainfield Mon, Sep 20 2021 -
Fri, Sep 24 2021

champaign Mon, Nov 15 2021 -
Fri, Nov 19 2021

Applicable Credits

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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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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