Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to conduct a risk assessment.
Course Description: This course will lead you to develop an action plan with effective intervention strategies and activities targeting a specific risk. You will learn the steps to follow to do risk reduction in an organized and planned process to keep you on track at the station level. This course is open not only to company officers but firefighters, paramedics, fire and life educators, and administrative personnel, as well as fire officers who want to learn about community risk reduction and how they can support the company officer in station based risk reduction. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and classroom activities.
Successful Completion: Students must attend all class sessions and complete required classroom activities.
Prerequisites: Recommended: ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/courses/online.html. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.