Blue Card IC Certification Program

Blue Card IC Certification Program 

The "Blue Card" training program provides Fire Departments with a training and certification system that defines the best Standard Command

Practices for common, local, everyday Strategic and Tactical emergency operations conducted on NIMS Type 4 & Type 5 events. 

This training produces Incident Commanders that make better decisions that will potentially eliminate the lethal and/or costly mistakes that cause injury, death, and unnecessary fire losses in the local response area.

The evaluation portion of the program incorporates:

Standard 8 Functions of Command

Regional Standard Operating Procedures

Tactical Operations Templates for 5 local occupancy types

High fidelity structure fire simulations

This three-day certification lab portion includes: instruction, materials, evaluation, and Blue Card Certification and is limited to 12 participants. 

Prerequisites: Certified Firefighter I and II, minimum of 5 years of experience or permission from the instructor. Online component (50 hrs) program must be completed thirty days prior to attending the three-day certification lab. 

Blue Card Lab

Cost: $425 

 8:00am - 4:00pm

*This Lab date may become OPEN enrollment prior to the start of class, if not filled.

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