This 2-day course presents the company officer with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. The course includes techniques and approaches to problem-solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the company officer's subordinates, methods for running meetings effectively in the fire service environment, and decision making skills for the company officer.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsDecision-making styles +Problem Solving I: Identifying Needs and Problems +Problem Solving II: Solving Problems +Running a meeting
Suggested AudienceLine fire officers, unit commanders, or program supervisors. Fire or rescue personnel due for promotion/appointment to officer rank or supervisory position within 6 months. Training officers, staff, or administrative officers of fire and rescue organizations.
Continuing Education & Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
All extension courses are classroom only.