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New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ground Support Unit Leader (IMT 355)

Location: 
New York City Fire Academy, Randalls Island.
Length: 

Version 1 and 2: 20 Hours (3 days).

Dates: 

Version 1: January 2002 - August 2007. Version 2: September 2007- September 2012. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: respond competently to a large-scale incident; plan for transportation of personnel, supplies, food and equipment, and maintenance of vehicles; and coordinate and develop an incident traffic plan and support out-of-service resources.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: incident assignment, organization and staffing of the unit, ground support layout, lab, and routine, coordination, and remobilization.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services Management, Criminal Justice Administration, or Public Administration (5/04 - review conducted by the American Council on Education). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science Administration , Fire Service Administration, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services Management, Criminal Justice Administration, or Public Administration (10/08 revalidation) (7/10 revalidation).

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