N0312-Command and Control of Incident Operations (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

In this 6-day course, fire officers are introduced to the Incident Command System (ICS), and they study proper command techniques for control and extinguishment of fires ranging from small, residential structures to multi-occupancy, commercial complexes. Topics covered include: Problem-solving and fire command. Interagency and mutual aid. The ICS and incident management. Size-up and strategy, tactics and action plans. Truck company operations and engine company operations. Building construction and fire behavior. Pre-incident preparation, incident organization and strategic command. Special emphasis is placed on firefighter safety. Standard Prerequisites: ICS 100/200 Course dates are Wednesday through Friday (June 12-14) AND Monday through Wednesday (June 17-19)

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W0602 Shaping the Future (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course is designed to assist first and second level supervisors and Company Officers (COs) in developing knowledge and skills in contemporary approaches to organizational problem-solving. Topics include: Use of creative approaches to identifying trends within their organizations. Applying problem-solving methodologies. The importance and application of continuous improvement within organizations. How to quantify problems and solutions. Factors in organizational and individual resistance to change. Strategies for implementing change. The course incorporates facilitated, student-centered methodologies, including lecture, small and large group activities, and individual assessments. Pre-requisites: ICS 100 and ICS 200 Instructor: Chief Darryl Jones, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

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O0729 Incident Safety Officer (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses.  This course focuses on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer and emphasizes response to all-hazards types of situations. Standard Prerequisites: ICS 100/200 National Fire Academy Course-Instructor Chief Leonard Carmichael (Ret.)

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2024 Three State Weekend (Emmitsburg, MD)

National Fire Academy 16825 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD, United States

This year our Three State Weekend will be June 21st – 23rd 2024, at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD. The deadline to apply is April 26, 2024. There are nine great course offerings available. This is a Three State Weekend, National Fire Academy course. Students must arrive on campus by 5 PM on Friday evening, 21 June. The tuition is being covered by the NH Fire Academy and EMS. Students are responsible for their own travel and the cost of their meal ticket . Classes on Sunday will go to 4 PM. Registration closes Friday, 26 April.. Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (W0455) Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change (W0521) Shaping the Future (W0602) Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist (W0633) Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction (W0635) Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (W0648) Incident Safety Officer (W0729) New Fire Chief: Contemporary Issues (W0762) Fire Investigation: First Responders (W0770)

F0146 Supervising Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course provides an introduction to the knowledge, skills and abilities required to navigate current emergency medical services (EMS) management issues and the challenges in moving from EMS provider to EMS supervisor. Course topics and activities include: The transition to leadership. Time and task management. Communication. Information and technology. Talent management. Health and safety. Prerequisites are ICS 100 and 200.  This is a grant funded class.  If you have any questions pertaining to this course, please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov.  

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F0521 ESS: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

The purpose of this 2-day course is to provide skills that individuals in positions of authority can use to exercise leadership when confronted with adaptive challenges. The goal of this course is for participants to develop an understanding of skills associated with exercising leadership to resolve adaptive problems — those problems where the solution is either unknown or requires significant change, or both. This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with any questions pertaining to this course.  

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F0633: Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist is a 2-day course based on the requirements of National Fire Protection Association 1035, Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and Youth Firesetter Program Manager Professional Qualifications pertaining to the youth firesetting intervention specialist. This course focuses on how identification, intake, screening, disposition and follow-up are used to mitigate youth firesetting behavior. Course content includes understanding the motivations behind youth firesetting and how the impact of adverse childhood experiences and behavioral/mental health changes can influence firesetting behaviors. This course is for the practitioner who provides services at the program delivery level. This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with any questions pertaining to this course.

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F0457: Decision Making for Initial Company Operations (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course is designed to develop the decision-making skills needed by Company Officers (COs) to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. All activities and scenarios used in this course are based on structure fires. With the real possibility of being the first to arrive at an incident, the CO’s initial decisions will have an impact throughout the entire incident. It is vital that COs be able to make good management decisions that have a favorable impact on the eventual outcome. In addition to a possible role as the initial Incident Commander, the CO may well be assigned a subordinate position within the Incident Command System (ICS) organization. COs need to have a clear understanding of the system, the position that they are assigned to, and their role in the organization if they are to function effectively and help make the system work. Standard prerequisites are ICS 100 and ICS 200.   This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with questions pertaining to this course.

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F0729: Incident Safety Officer (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses.  This course focuses on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer and emphasizes response to all-hazards types of situations.  Standard Prerequisites are ICS 100 and ICS 200. This is a grant funded course.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with questions pertaining to this course.

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