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New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Situation Unit Leader (IMT 346) 

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

Version 1 and 2: 21 Hours (3 days). Version 3: 40 Hours (5 days).

Dates: 

Version 1:  January 2002 - August 2007. Version 2: September 2007 - September 2012. Version 3: October 2012 - June 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: mobilize and activate a situation unit; staff and supervise a situation unit; and collect, analyze, and evaluate incident information. 

Instruction: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: Major topics include: situation unit mission and function, mobilization and activation, staffing and supervision, collecting and analyzing incident information, situation analytical technology, and situation reports, displays, and services.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: 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. (05/06 - review conducted by the American Council on Education) (10/08). Version 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Fire Science, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services Management, Criminal Justice Administration, or Public Administration (6/13 revalidation).

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