Illinois Fire Service Institute


Basic Company Officer : 4.00-16.00 Hours

Course Description

This Down & Dirty class is customized for fire departments and mutual aid associations emphasizing the decisions to be made and the actions to be taken by fire ground supervisors, using traditional tactical priorities. The class is tailored for the size and type of department requesting the class. Designed to help company officers gain the knowledge and practical skills required to effectively lead a fire company, classroom discussions of responsibilities and tactics are coupled with demonstrations and hands-on practice. As time allows students may take the role of a company officer in a simulated incident. Emphasis will be on size-up, tactical decision-making, direction and control of personnel, and accountability.


  Syllabus - Basic Company Officer.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • officer


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact THOMAS SHUBERT

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

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Upcoming Classes

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elizabethtown Sun, Oct 31 2021 -
Sun, Oct 31 2021

lockport Tue, Nov 16 2021 -
Tue, Nov 16 2021

lockport Wed, Nov 17 2021 -
Wed, Nov 17 2021

lockport Thu, Nov 18 2021 -
Thu, Nov 18 2021

Applicable Credits

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