Fire Officer Academy:

The Company Officer

May 16-20, 2022
SC Fire Academy
Cost $125

Schedule

Sunday, May 15, 2022

1800 – Report to SC Fire Academy

Meet and Greet Meal

SC Fire Service History – Carter Jones, Historian SC State Firefighters’ Association

Expectations

    • Define Leadership

    • Influencing culture

    • Small unit cohesion: The Squad Leader

Monday, May 16, 2022

DAY 1 – Leadership 101: The basic building blocks to success 

0630 Formation

0645 Salute Flag 

0700 Conduct Physical Fitness

0800 Shower, Change, Eat Breakfast

0900 Classroom –  Lt. Thomas Tardo, Tyger River Fire / Fire Specialist, Greenville City Fire

    • Leadership Class, Extreme Ownership, Standards & Discipline

    • Putting THEM first, Professional Development: Counseling’s, Goal Setting, Mentorship, Award Writing / Recognition program

1200 Lunch 

1300 Peer Fitness: Building a Program

1430 The Effective Command Process/ Scene Size-up – BnC Nick Ray, North Spartanburg Fire 

1700 End of Day / AAR (Assign Group Projects)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

DAY 2 – Developing Leaders  

0630 Formation 

0645 Salute Flag 

0700 Conduct Physical Fitness (HIIT Workout – Fireground Circuit) 

0800 Shower, Change, Eat Breakfast 

0900 Classroom 

    • Time Management

    • Training Plans: effectively planning your day as an Officer 

1000 Classroom 

    •  Midrise / Highrise Operations

1200 Lunch

1300 Field Work – Fireground Tasks and Tactics: High Rise Operations – Micah Rains, Greenville City Fire

1700 End Of Day / AAR 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

DAY 3 : Preparation equals success: Building Winning Teams 

0630 Formation

0645 Salute Flag 

0700 Conduct Physical Fitness (student led sessions) 

0800 Shower, Change, Eat Breakfast

0830 Classroom  

 Breakouts

    • Conflict Resolution

    • Behavioral Health – Crisis Management – Patti Graham, SCFAST 

    • Courtroom Testimony – Chris Spradley, Esq.

1200 Lunch

1300 Field Work – Fireground Tasks and Tactics: First Due Support Co. Operations – Chief David Laird, Columbia Fire 

1700 End Of Day / AAR

Thursday, May 19, 2022

DAY 4 – Own Your Battle Space: On the Fire Ground 

0630 Formation

0645 Salute Flag 

0700 Conduct Physical Fitness (student led sessions) 

0800 Shower, Change, Eat Breakfast

0900 Field Work – Fireground Tasks and Tactics: Live Burns –  Lead, Lt Thomas Tardo

    • 1st due engine (sizeup, forcible entry, fire attack) 

    • 2nd due engine (water supply, search) 

    • 3rd due Ladder (vent) 

    • 4th due Rescue (VES) 

    • 5th Due Engine (RIT)

1700 End Of Day / AAR

Friday, May 20, 2022

DAY 5 – The Road to Success: First Due Engine Officer 

0630 Formation 

0645 Salute Flag 

0700 Conduct Physical Fitness (student led sessions) 

0800 Shower, Change, Eat Breakfast

0900 Classroom – First Due Engine Company, BnC Jonah Smith, Charlotte Fire

1200 Lunch

1300 Field Work – Fireground Tasks and Tactics: First Due Engine Co.

1600 Graduation – Guest Speaker