• Preparing for Initial Company Operations

This course is designed to develop a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Company Officer in preparing their company for incident operations. In addition, to clarify the transition from firefighter to company officer and the new roles relating to leadership and safety. This course is designed for company officers, acting company officers, or senior firefighters responsible for the management of a single fire company at an emergency incident. Those officers who are responsible for company readiness, personnel safety, and leadership as it relates to company operation. (Formerly Managing Company Tactical Operations: Preparation)

* Qualifies for the MU FRTI Fire Officer Certificate Program.


  • NIMS: ICS for the Fire Service

American Council on Education (ACE)

  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science or fire administration (7/14).

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.
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