Preparation for Initial Company Operations

Course Hours: 16.0 Hours

Course Description

This two day course is designed to develop a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Company Officers (COs) in preparing their company for incident operations. In addition, this course is designed to clarify the transition from firefighter to CO and the new roles relating to leadership and safety.

Who Should Attend

Company officers, acting officers, or senior firefighters who command a fire company during emergency operations. Those officers who are responsible for maintaining skills and company readiness.

Special Notes

The National Fire Academy does not utilize Social Security Numbers on their registration form; this form is in addition to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center application process. The NFA form will be completed on the first day of the course. Students must provide the Student Identification Number on the first day of the course. What this means to you: This number is used in place of a Social Security Number and is obtained through the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Applications for NFA courses that do not include a SID will not be processed, failure to provide the SID will result in the student not receiving credit for the course. To obtain a SID: 1. Register at 2. Select "Need a FEMA SID?" on the right side of the screen. 3. Follow the instructions to create your account. 4. You will receive an email with your SID. Save this number in a secure location. Use the SID in place of the SSN on the General Admissions Application Form (FEMA Form 119-25-1) and General Admissions Application Short Form (FEMA Form 119-25-2).

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/08/2021 11/09/2021 DeKalb Fire Rescue 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21654 Register
11/08/2021 11/09/2021 Smyrna Fire Rescue 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21415 Register
11/11/2021 11/12/2021 Sandy Springs Fire Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21599 Register
01/24/2022 01/25/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
04/11/2022 04/12/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/18/2022 07/19/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/26/2022 09/27/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon