Blue Card IC Certification Program

3-Day 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.

Blue Card Lab

Casa Grande Fire ONLY*
Sept 25, 26 & 27

8:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: $425

*This Lab date may become OPEN enrollment prior to start of class, if not filled.
Any questions, email: vicc@mesacc.edu