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- The 30th Maine State Weekend – June 1 – 3, 2018
- Maine Fire Chiefs Association Workshop
- NFA – Endorsed & Direct Delivery
REGISTRATION DEADLINE – PLEASE RESPOND BY JANUARY 31, 2018
Spring 2018 NFA-DD rev (download pdf)
MFSI at the SMCC MIDCOAST CAMPUS
Academic Building, 19 Sewall St. Brunswick, ME 04011
These courses are brought to the State of Maine Fire Service in collaboration with Maine Fire Service Institute/SMCC. Funding to support these classes is provided by a State Fire Training Grant from the National Fire Academy and is also subsidized by the Maine Fire Investigation and Prevention Tax. Lunch will be provided both days Saturday & Sunday for a $25.00 fee, non-refundable. Fire Dept. PO or Check required. Lodging & travel are on your own. Please contact us for information on local hotels. 207-844-2073:
Please enroll at your earliest convenience to ensure the course will be offered as scheduled. We must meet a minimum enrollment of 15 participants for each class. Pre-registration is required – No Walk ins.
This two-day course is designed to provide students with some basic tools and skills to coordinate training in a small fire/EMS organization. A training function in a smaller department typically may include conducting training drills and coordinating training with a nearby larger city or state training function. Course content includes: Leadership issues in fire service training, such as why and how the local training of- ficer must be a catalyst for change and personal motivators within the department. • Identifying the legal issues affecting the training function, including an understanding of a standard of care and the impact of Occupational Safety and Health Administra- tion and National Fire Protection Association standards. • Safety considerations in training. • Marketing training internally. • Identifying ways to justify training needs. • Resolving training conflicts using appropriate conflict resolution techniques. • Select- ing and evaluating training curricula and materials from outside sources. • Effective delivery and evaluation of training.
Fire and rescue personnel who coordinate training in small departments. • Volunteer firefighters and officers who instruct in small fire and rescue departments. • Fire personnel serving on training committees. • Training officers in volunteer fire departments.
This two-day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural Company Officers (COs) assigned to a wildland/wildland urban interface (WUI) inci- dent. Topics covered include introduction to wildland/WUI firefighting, interface envi- ronment, wildland fire behavior, command and control issues of wildland/WUI fire- fighting, and tactics.
COs or chief officers who may be in command of a single resource or Strike Team at the scene of a wildland/WUI incident. Prerequisites: None