Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fireground Management for Small Career and Volunteer Departments : 20.00 Hours

Course Description

This is a 12-hour classroom followed by an additional 8 hours of training ground opportunity. The 12-hour classroom is a precursor for the 8-hour training ground activities. This class is designed to include every member of a fire service organization. It provides every participant with a working knowledge of incident management, time-tested management principles, and an emphasis on workable communication skills. The class will focus on the fire scene that does not have dedicated truck, engine, or rescue response companies. It will also focus on a response reality of initially not knowing the number of responding Firefighters, or their skills, ranks, experience, or limitations. Attendees will be challenged to assess response scenes to include radio traffic.

Training culminates by providing students the opportunity to be a part of a fire scene management system. This course will take the student through Step 4 of the IFSI 5 Step Learning Model, providing experience as command or company level leaders in simulated fire ground activities.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

Additional Files

If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER OLSEN

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

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Upcoming Classes

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dalzell Sat, Dec 11 2021 -
Sat, Dec 11 2021

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