Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
NNFA-0146
Organization's ID:
F/W0321
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
2 days (12 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 fire science
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to assist emergency response officers in organizing high-rise incidents by organizing resources, developing strategies, and managing tactical operations and interagency coordination, to protect life and minimize damage at high-rise incidents.

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify basic principles of the "Incident Command for High-Rise Operations" (ICHO) course
  • identify the various high-rise construction systems, fire behavior problems, and their impact on strategy, tactics and life safety
  • identify the various fire behavior problems, high-rise building systems and their impact on strategy, tactics and life safety
  • identify strategic and tactical operations and resource needs for high-rise firefighting
  • identify roles and responsibilities for Command and Control procedures for major high-rise operations and hazards.

General Topics:

  • An introduction
  • High-rise construction
  • High-rise building systems
  • Strategy and tactics
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Basic organizational approach
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials