Acting Officer in Charge

Course Hours: 32.0 Hours

Course Description

This is a 32 hour course for the firefighter who is ready to take on the responsibility and training necessary to become a Fire Company Officer, or is already a Company Officer with a desire to be professionally challenged. The student will be asked to demonstrate basic operational functions to include incident size-up and risk management at the lowest level. The benefit of the training is that it gives students an understanding of the operational requirements of the line supervisor/company officer. Fire Department and EMS Fusion, Firefighter Safety and Readiness, Smoke Dynamics, and Building Construction considerations are just a few of the items discussed in the course delivery.


NIMS 100, 200

Who Should Attend

Newly appointed Company Officers, those individuals that are under consideration for promotion to Company Officer, or those individuals assuming the responsibility of the Company Officer.

Special Notes

Students will be required to bring a copy of IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer (5th Edition). Students are asked to read the following information before coming to the course: Chapter 5, pages 129-136 Chapter 7, pages 171-185 Chapter 9: pages 220-223

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
10/18/2021 10/21/2021 City of Douglas Fire Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21528 Register
11/01/2021 11/04/2021 Paulding County Sheriff 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21627 Register
01/17/2022 01/20/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA22012 Register
04/25/2022 04/28/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/12/2022 09/15/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon