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New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Incident Commander (IMT 400)

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

Version 1 or 2: 24 Hours (3 Days).

Dates: 

Version 1: February 2002 - August 2007. Version 2: September 2007 - June 2013.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 or 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the role of the Incident Commander in managing complex extended all-risk incidents and in preparing and revising the delegation-of-authority analysis; and recognize the appropriate interpersonal and administrative skills for incident management.

Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: Major topics covered in the course are incident mobilization, incident management, cost management, agreements, personnel documentation, and demobilization.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, EMS 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 or upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services Management, Criminal Justice Administration, Public Administration, Business Management, or Business Administration (10/08 revalidation).

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