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Firefighting Tactics & Strategies 2


“Firefighting Tactics and Strategies 2” course is a 45-hour, self-paced, online fire course with continuous enrollment that is one of the mandatory courses for Florida Fire Officer 2 certification.

Firefighting Tactics and Strategies 2 meets the Job Performance Requirements as outlined by NFPA 1021. The course will familiarize students with operations involving multiple companies as well as issues including effective strategy, logistics, deployment of mutual aid services, and operations involving complex types of structures.

The course is primarily aimed at company officers who find themselves in control of emergency situations that require close coordination and effective deployment of large numbers of personnel and equipment. The course focuses on developing decisive thinking skills and effective risk management planning.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the types of strategic factors required by special occupancies and special situations

  • Identify the types of strategic factors required by high-risk and healthcare occupancies

  • Identify the characteristics of industrial and commercial occupancies, evaluate potential issues, and factor in the impact these may have on fire and rescue strategies

  • Comprehend the types of strategies required for dealing with incidents involving hazardous materials and possible terrorist attacks

  • Effectively analyze an incident and be familiar with incident stress

In addition to enrolling in this course, you must have:

  • Structural Firefighting: Strategies and Tactics. 4th Edition. ISBN 978-1284180299

  • NOTE: The physical book is NOT included with your purchase of the course but is available through technical bookstores and online vendors.

  • NOTE: Before purchasing any textbooks check to make sure you are using the correct ISBN as there may be several versions of the title available depending on customization requirements for individual schools.

  • A high-speed internet connection

The course materials come directly from the publisher Jones & Bartlett. All course material will be accessed through the JB Learning platform once enrolled.

Once enrolled in any course, you must ensure that you work consistently and diligently to complete the coursework and related requirements in order to successfully complete the course. These open-enrollment courses allow you to pace yourself but will require sufficient self-discipline to keep up to date with the workload. Therefore, it is your responsibility to set aside the time required to complete the various units of these courses. You will be held completely responsible for your own achievements once you purchase the course content. 

All payments will be processed through our website. Once payment is received, you will be granted access to the courses purchased within 24 hours. All Instructions will be emailed to you along with course access.


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Firefighting Tactics & Strategies 2

45 Hour Online Learning 

Florida State Fire Pre-Certification for Fire Officer 2


Required Textbook (Not Included): 

  • Structural Firefighting: Strategies and Tactics. 4th Edition

  • ISBN: ‎ 978-1284180299

*This course has been approved by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training at the Florida State Fire College.

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