Incident Command for Structural Collapse Incidents (NFA)
Class Date(s) Saturday, Sep 21 2019 8:30AM-4:30PM  
Sunday, Sep 22 2019 8:30AM-4:30PM  
Class# 19FS999201  

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Description: This two-day course is designed to provide fire officers with an understanding of command operations at structural collapse incidents.

Students completing this course will be able to:

  • Describe the aspects of a structural collapse.
  • Explain basic command procedures and Incident Command System (ICS) organizational structure.
  • Identify various resource levels, types and capabilities used for structural collapse incidents.
  • Identify critical factors and issues that affect scene management.
  • Describe all unique operational considerations used at a structural collapse incident.
  • Describe all response operations phases associated with a structural collapse incident.
  • Describe the technical rescue expertise and equipment required for safe operations and effective incident management.

Students attending should understand and be able to apply the ICS concept.

Training Audience: Individuals who have statutory authority/responsibility and may serve in a Unified Command structure at a structural collapse; fire command officers.

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Length: 16-hours

Certification: National Fire Academy


Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material.

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact: Jeff Groves 610-344-5017

Price $155.00
Class Location
Academic Bldg. #123 / Phoenixville Health Room
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100