Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline
Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline

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FC & BC Development Course

Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline

Description:

This class is designed to provide Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates with an overview of the Firefighters’ Procedural Bill of Rights, and the knowledge necessary to successfully address personnel issues at the station and battalion level. Based on availability, this class will also be open to professional staff.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

This course is intended for potential Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates .

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

HR Staff and General Counsel


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Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline
Nov
12
9:00 AM09:00

Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline

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FC & BC Development Course

Firefighter Bill of Rights/Progressive Discipline

Description:

This class is designed to provide Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates with an overview of the Firefighters’ Procedural Bill of Rights, and the knowledge necessary to successfully address personnel issues at the station and battalion level. Based on availability, this class will also be open to professional staff.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

This course is intended for potential Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates .

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

HR Staff and General Counsel


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Instructor 1, Instructional Methodology
Dec
2
to Dec 5

Instructor 1, Instructional Methodology

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Instructional Methodology

Instructor 1

Description:

This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Instructor 1 certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments. The Instructor 1 will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction.

** Class will be on a 4/10 schedule, with a late start on day one (0900 hours) to allow for personnel to arrive on time from their stations

Prerequisite:

IS 100 and 700

Instructor:

Firefighter Christopher Johns


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N-9025, Tactical Decision Making
Dec
16
to Dec 17

N-9025, Tactical Decision Making

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FC & BC Development Course

N-9025, TACTICAL DECISION MAKING

Description:

The intent of the course is to increase the students’ knowledge in strategy and tactics for emergency incidents and help identify strengths and weaknesses.  This training will be presented through incident simulations utilizing a variety of mediums including the Fire Studio program and sand table manipulative exercises. This class will continue to be offered twice a year as the department’s preparatory class for the tactical portion of the Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional processes.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

This course is intended for potential Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates .

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

Chuck Fedak, Battalion Chief & Cadre


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Instructor 2, Instructional Development
Jan
6
to Jan 9

Instructor 2, Instructional Development

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Instructional Development

Instructor 2

Description:

This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the intermediate level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Instructor 2 certification will be able to develop lesson plans and evaluation instruments, teach and deliver instruction, and evaluate and coach other instructors. The Instructor 2 will also be able to analyze resources and formulate a program budget.

** Class will be on a 4/10 schedule, with a late start on day one (0900 hours) to allow for personnel to arrive on time from their stations

Prerequisite:

Instructor 1, Instructional Methodology (Historical Recognition for Fire Instructor 1A/1B does not count towards this prerequisite)

Instructor:

Firefighter Christopher Johns


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Firefighter Endorsement
Apr
18
to Apr 19

Firefighter Endorsement

  • Orange County Fire Authority (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Description:

This class is a 16 hour course that will meet DMV requirements to obtain a Firefighter Endorsement. The course will include: defensive driving, vehicle systems, road driving, cone course and pre-trip inspections. This is a 2 day class. All will attend 1 classroom day and 1 driving day.

A detailed out line of necessary steps for upgrading your Class “C” license can be found by viewing the Firefighter Endorsement Flowchart. Participation on both days is required for course completion.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

Firefighter, HCFF, RFF

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

FAE/AFTO Ryan Summers & FAE/AFTO Andrew Robles

Where:

RFOTC - D Building

Times:

Saturday 0900 - 1700 hours

Sunday 0900 - 1700 hours

Dress Code:

Station Uniform, helmet, gloves, and brush coat (safety equipment necessary for day 2)

Safety Equipment is Required.



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Ethical Leadership in the Classroom
Jul
30
8:00 AM08:00

Ethical Leadership in the Classroom

Audience:

  • This 1-day Ethical Leadership in the Classroom course will be offered for those students wanting to become a Registered Lead or Skills Evaluator or become a Registered Instructor with State Fire Training.

Where:

Orange County Fire Authority

RFOTC - Clasroom #1

1 Fire Authority Rd.

Irvine, CA 92602

Dress Code:

  • Business casual attire or station uniform

Staffing:

  • No Backfill or OT authorized for this course.

Materials:

  • Instructional materials will be provided by SFT. Students should bring a Wi-Fi capable device.

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Career Survival Class
Jul
24
9:00 AM09:00

Career Survival Class

Audience:

  • All Operations personnel for promotional preparation or professional growth

Where:

Orange County Fire Authority

RFOTC - Clasroom #3

1 Fire Authority Rd.

Irvine, CA 92602

DRESS CODE:

  • Business casual attire or station uniform

STAFFING:

  • No Backfill or OT authorized for this course.

Questions:

  • Contact: Training Chief, Chuck Fedak (714) 573-6751

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Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational - LARRO
Jul
22
to Jul 24

Low Angle Rope Rescue Operational - LARRO

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LARRO

Description:

LARRO is a 24-hour CA State Fire Marshal certified course taught in a three-day format. Designed to equip the student with the techniques and methods for using rope, webbing, hardware friction devices, litters in low angle rescue situations. Areas covered include rope and related equipment, anchor systems, safety lines, stretcher lashing and rigging, mechanical advantage systems, and single-line and two-line rescue systems.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Registration Details:

Class registration maximum is 36 attendees.

Prerequisite:

Must be OCFA Operations personnel (ANY)

Where:

Classroom portion held at RFOTC Drill Grounds (Classrooms 4 & 5)

Instructors:

Chris Linton (FF), Chris Stevens (FC), David Harper (BC)

Staffing:

Overtime and backfill are NOT authorized.

Dress Code:

Station uniform, helmet, gloves, and brush coat. Safety Equipment is Required.


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MDC Familiarization Workforce Meeting
Jun
17
9:30 AM09:30

MDC Familiarization Workforce Meeting

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Mission-Driven Culture (MDC) Familiarization Workforce Meeting

** PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO OCFA EMPLOYEES ONLY **

Background:

Developing our operational culture has been identified as a primary goal for the Authority’s advancement and to set the foundation for its future growth.  In 2018 Chief Fennessy introduced the values and principles of a Mission-Driven Culture (MDC) to provide a framework for this ongoing evolution.  This effort is growing. New doctrine is being developed, and leader development opportunities are now being offered to support, reinforce, and model the values and behaviors that are desired in OCFA firefighters and leaders.  Informed from the findings from the cultural survey completed in late 2018, OCFA leadership is now involved in formulating how to best implement the principles of MDC in daily operations. The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of all fire services internationally, and Mission-Centered Solutions (MCS) are assisting the OCFA to achieve its goals in the areas of leader and operational development. 

The Workforce Meeting:

Two briefing opportunities will be available for members to understand the basis of the MDC initiative and the driving forces behind it, both for OCFA and the fire service in general.  The session will also discuss some of the initial steps that the OCFA has planned and provide an opportunity for Q&A with Chief Fennessy and the leadership team about the initiative and the survey conducted earlier this year.

Who Should Attend:

All levels of personnel from professional staff and field personnel.

Time:

0930 - 1200 hours

Location:

US&R Warehouse - 19682 Descartes, Foothill Ranch

Attendance:

Free and attendance is voluntary

Dress Code:

Business casual attire

** Please Note: This event is open to OCFA employees only **




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BC & DC Budgeting
May
28
to May 29

BC & DC Budgeting

  • OCFA RFOTC Classroom #3 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Budgeting for Battalion Chiefs & Division Chiefs

Description:

This class is a 3-hour course designed to re-familiarize Chief Officers with OCFA budgeting programs. The topics include how to budget, managing a budget, budgeting programs, and procurement (Cal Card).

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

  • Battalion Chief

  • Division Chief

Where:

  • RFOTC Clasroom #3

Instructor:

  • Debbie Gunderson, Accounting Manager


Option 1: May 28th (A Shift)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 HRS)


Option 2: May 29th (B Shift)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 HRS)


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Company Officer 2E / S-215, Wildland Incident Operations
May
20
to May 24

Company Officer 2E / S-215, Wildland Incident Operations

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Wildland Incident Operations

Company Officer 2E/S-215

Description:

This course provides information on evaluating and reporting incident conditions, analyzing incident needs, developing and implementing a plan of action to deploy incident resources completing all operations to suppress a wildland fire, establishing an incident command post, creating an incident action plan, and completing incident records and reports.

  • Company Officer 2E or S-215 Required for OCFA FC promotional test

  • Satisfies both CSFM & CICCS Requirements

Prerequisite:

S-290; Student meets the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II 

Instructor:

(R) Division Chief Ken Cruz


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I-400, Advanced ICS
Apr
29
to Apr 30

I-400, Advanced ICS

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Advanced ICS

I-400

 

Description:

This course directs the student towards an operational understanding of large single-agency and complex multi-agency/multi-jurisdictional incident responses. Topics include: Fundamentals review for command and general staff, major and/or complex incident/event management, area command, and multi-agency coordination.

*Required for OCFA BC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

ICS 300

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Mike Petro


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Instructor 1, Instructional Methodology
Apr
29
to May 3

Instructor 1, Instructional Methodology

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Instructional Methodology

Instructor 1

Description:

This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Instructor I certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments. The Instructor I will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction.

*Required for OCFA FC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

None

Instructor:

Firefighter Christopher Johns


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Map, Compass & GPS for Firefighters
Apr
22
to Apr 25

Map, Compass & GPS for Firefighters

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Map, Compass & GPS for Firefighters

Description:

This course is beneficial for most ICS positions. Map and compass is a prerequisite for Fire Line EMT/Paramedic and Field Observers for Orange County Fire Authority employees. Course content includes use of maps and symbols, using a compass to find your field location on a map, using a GPS receiver to locate your position on a map, establishing waypoints, track logs and mapping the perimeter of a fire. The course includes both classroom and field exercises.

*Required for Field Observer, Fireline EMT and Fireline Paramedic*

Prerequisite:

Experience on incident assignments in operations or support functions

Instructor:

Firefighter Rick Boman


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Company Officer 2D, All Risk Command Operations
Apr
22
to Apr 26

Company Officer 2D, All Risk Command Operations

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All Risk Command Operations

Company Officer 2D

Description:

This course provides information on conducting incident size-up, developing and implementing an initial plan of action involving single and multiunit operations for various types of emergency incidents to mitigate the situation following agency safety procedures, conducting pre-incident planning, and develop and conduct a post-incident analysis. 

*Required for OCFA FC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

ICS-200B; Student meets the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II; Hazardous Material Incident Commander 

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Ken Harrison


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AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)
Apr
12
9:00 AM09:00

AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)

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Strike Team/ Overhead Refresher

(All Hazard)

AH-330R

Description:

This course will be a review of the AH-330, Strike Team / Task Force Leader and All Hazard curriculum in addition to a refresher in OCFA expectations for each of these positions as well as Overhead/Single Resources for the upcoming wildland season.  The following objectives will be covered:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) to various incidents.

  • Identify and describe the responsibilities of all Overhead positions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics in various incident situations with various resources organized into strike teams or task forces.

Prerequisite:

Qualified as a Strike Team Leader (STL) OR Task Force Leader (TFL) OR trainee in each of these positions as well as all Overhead assignments

Instructors:

(R) Division Chief Ken Cruz


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S-212, Wildland Fire Chainsaws
Apr
1
to Apr 3

S-212, Wildland Fire Chainsaws

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Wildland Fire Chainsaws

S-212

Description:

This course provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chain saws, and their tactical wildland fire application. Field exercises support entry level training for firefighters with little or no previous experience in operating a chain saw, providing hands-on cutting experience in surroundings similar to fireline situations.

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

Fire Apparatus Engineer Brandon Zinsmeister, Firefighter Albert Morales


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I-300, Intermediate ICS
Mar
25
to Mar 27

I-300, Intermediate ICS

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Intermediate ICS

I-300

Description:

This course provides description and detail of the Incident Command System (ICS) organization and operations in supervisory roles on expanding or Type 3 incidents. Topics include: ICS fundamentals review, incident/event assessment and agency guidance in establishing incident objectives, Unified Command, incident resource management, planning process, demobilization, transfer of command, and close out.

*Required for OCFA FC/BC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

None

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Mike Petro


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Water Tender Refresher Training
Mar
20
9:00 AM09:00

Water Tender Refresher Training

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Water Tender Refresher

Description:

This class is an 8-hour course designed to re-familiarize Fire Apparatus Engineers with our fleet of Tactical Water Tenders. Topics will include operations, safety considerations, and a preliminary summary of our newest Tactical Water Tenders currently being designed. The manipulative portion will include a static skills review, followed by a dynamic drill to reinforce teaching points.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Prerequisite:

Fire Apparatus Engineer

Water Tender Certified

Where:

  • Classroom portion held at OCFA Station 20

  • Manipulative portion held at FBI Training Facility

Instructors:

Operations Training and Safety Staff

Staffing:

Overtime approved for off-duty attendance, backfill is not.

Dress Code:

Station uniform, helmet, gloves, and brush coat. Safety Equipment is Required.


Option 1: March 20th (C Shift)

Enroll by March 12, 2019


Option 2: April 24th (B Shift)

Enroll by April 17, 2019


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S-230/S-231, Crew Boss/Engine Boss (Single Resource)
Mar
18
to Mar 22

S-230/S-231, Crew Boss/Engine Boss (Single Resource)

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Crew Boss/Engine Boss (Single Resource)

S-230/S-231

Description:

This is a classroom course designed to produce student proficiency in the performance of duties associated with the Single Resource Boss position from initial dispatch through demobilization to the home unit. Topics include: operational leadership, preparation and mobilization, assignment preparation, risk management, entrapment avoidance, safety and tactics, off-line duties, demobilization, and post-incident responsibilities. Completion of this class is a required to open a Single Resource Boss Task Book.

*S-231 Required for OCFA FC/BC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

Qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 and successful completion of S-290 

Instructor:

Fire Captain John Lamb


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AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)
Mar
15
9:00 AM09:00

AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)

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Strike Team/ Overhead Refresher

(All Hazard)

AH-330R

Description:

This course will be a review of the AH-330, Strike Team / Task Force Leader and All Hazard curriculum in addition to a refresher in OCFA expectations for each of these positions as well as Overhead/Single Resources for the upcoming wildland season.  The following objectives will be covered:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) to various incidents.

  • Identify and describe the responsibilities of all Overhead positions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics in various incident situations with various resources organized into strike teams or task forces.

Prerequisite:

Qualified as a Strike Team Leader (STL) OR Task Force Leader (TFL) OR trainee in each of these positions as well as all Overhead assignments

Instructors:

(R) Division Chief Ken Cruz


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Company Officer 2C, Fire Inspections and Investigations
Mar
11
to Mar 15

Company Officer 2C, Fire Inspections and Investigations

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Fire Inspections and Investigations

Company Officer 2C

Description:

This course provides information on conducting inspections, identifying hazards and addressing violations, performing a fire investigation to determine preliminary cause and securing the incident scene and preserving evidence.

*Required for OCFA FC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

Student meets the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Ken Harrison


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L-380, At the Point of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership (@FUL/BRE)
Mar
11
to Mar 14

L-380, At the Point of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership (@FUL/BRE)

  • City of Fullerton Public Works (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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At the Pont of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership

L-380

**This course offering is available to NON OCFA members only**

Description:

This class focuses on helping response leaders build more cohesive, adaptive, and resilient teams. Using a mix of theory, case studies, classroom exercises, and field exercises this program teaches principles for leading in high-risk and high-stress environments, building team cohesion, and resolving conflicts and problems within the team.

TIME:

Note: Times are different for each day!

Day 1: 0800‐1730

Day 2: 0800‐1700 (class)

1700‐1900 (dinner break)

1900‐2300 (night exercise)

Day 3: 0800‐1900

Day 4: 0800‐1700

LOCATION:

City of Fullerton Public Works

1580 W. Commonwealth Ave.

Fullerton, CA 92833

Cost:

Class is no cost. The class is sponsored by UASI.  UASI funds do not cover backfill, holdover, or overtime for students.

Registration:

Class enrollment will be limited to the UASI matrix. Enrollment will not be on a first come, first served basis. Please send questions to Captain Dustin Grinstead, dustingrinstead@ocfa.org. Register here prior to 1700 hours on March 4, 2019.

Dress Code:

Business casual attire for classroom days. Helmet, flashlight, hiking shoes, and nomex jacket required for the night exercise.


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S-390, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations
Mar
4
to Mar 8

S-390, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

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Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

S-390

Description:

This course is designed to introduce fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using nomograms and the Fire Behavior Handbook Appendix B. Students gain an understanding of the determinants of fire behavior though studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture). Students also learn how to interpret fire behavior outputs, documentation processes, and fire behavior briefing components.

*Required for Division/Group Supervisor*

Prerequisite:

Completion of Introduction to Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290)

Instructors:

Battalion Chief Phil Johnson


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Company Officer 2B, General Administrative Functions
Feb
26
to Feb 28

Company Officer 2B, General Administrative Functions

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General Administrative Functions

Company Officer 2B

Description:

This course provides information on general administrative functions and the implementation of department policies and procedures and addresses conveying the fire department’s role, image, and mission to the public. 

*Required for OCFA FC promotional test*

Prerequisite:

Student meets the educational requirements for Fire Fighter II

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Steve Hurdle


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O-305 Type 3 Incident Management Course
Feb
25
to Mar 1

O-305 Type 3 Incident Management Course

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Type 3 Incident Management Course

O-305

Description:

This USFA/DHS course is designed for those who are assigned or desire to be assigned to function on a Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) during a large or complex incident, typically extending into multiple operational periods. The Type 3 AHIMT can either support an existing ICS structure, or can assume command of an incident if requested to do so. The Type 3 AHIMT manages an incident to its conclusion or can ease the transition to a National IMT for large scale, long duration, or complex incidents. The Course format provides multiple opportunities for application of AHIMT skills through numerous exercises and simulations. Participant should be, or plan to be, members of local, regional, or state sponsored AHIMTs. All-Hazards IMTs can provide the critical difference in a jurisdiction’s ability to manage a large scale or more complex incident or event and relies on members with experience in their disciplines (fire protection, law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency management, public works, etc.) to be truly All-Hazards in nature and capability.   

Prerequisite:

ICS I-100, I-200, I-300, I-400, IS-700, IS-800b

Instructor:

Elite Command Training

Cost:

Class is no cost. The class is sponsored by UASI.  UASI funds do not cover backfill, holdover, or overtime for students.

Registration:

Class enrollment will be limited to the UASI matrix. Enrollment will not be on a first come, first served basis. Please send questions to Captain Dustin Grinstead, dustingrinstead@ocfa.org.

Dress Code:

Station or Staff Uniform or business casual. No T-shirts, shorts, or sandals please.


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L-280, Followership to Leadership
Feb
21
to Feb 22

L-280, Followership to Leadership

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Followership to Leadership

L-280

Description:

This training course is designed as a self-assessment opportunity for individuals preparing to step into a leadership role. The course combines one day of classroom instruction followed by a second day in the field with students working through a series of problem solving events in small teams (Field Leadership Assessment Course). Topics include leadership values and principles, transition challenges for new leaders, situational leadership, team cohesion factors, ethical decision making, and after action review techniques.

Prerequisite:

Experience on incident assignments in operations or support functions.

Instructor:

Fire Captain John Lamb


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Writing and Presentations
Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

Writing and Presentations

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FC & BC Development Course

Writing and Presentations

Description:

This class is designed to prepare fire captain and battalion chief promotional candidates to communicate more effectively through written and presentation methods. The class will provide attendees the opportunity to participate in interactive reviews of written material and presentations in order to fine tune skills necessary for success in each targeted position.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

This course is intended for potential Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates .

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

Andy Kovacs, Division Chief


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Writing and Presentations
Feb
19
9:00 AM09:00

Writing and Presentations

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FC & BC Development Course

Writing and Presentations

Description:

This class is designed to prepare fire captain and battalion chief promotional candidates to communicate more effectively through written and presentation methods. The class will provide attendees the opportunity to participate in interactive reviews of written material and presentations in order to fine tune skills necessary for success in each targeted position.

** Please Note: This class is open to OCFA employees only **

Audience:

This course is intended for potential Fire Captain and Battalion Chief promotional candidates .

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

Andy Kovacs, Division Chief


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L-380, At the Point of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership (@HTB/FVY)
Feb
18
to Feb 21

L-380, At the Point of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership (@HTB/FVY)

  • Central Net Training Center (Classroom #4) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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At the Pont of the Spear: Fire Service Leadership

L-380

**This course offering is available to NON OCFA members only**

Description:

This class focuses on helping response leaders build more cohesive, adaptive, and resilient teams. Using a mix of theory, case studies, classroom exercises, and field exercises this program teaches principles for leading in high-risk and high-stress environments, building team cohesion, and resolving conflicts and problems within the team.

TIME:

Note: Times are different for each day!

Day 1: 0800‐1730

Day 2: 0800‐1700 (class)

1700‐1900 (dinner break)

1900‐2300 (night exercise)

Day 3: 0800‐1900

Day 4: 0800‐1700

LOCATION:

Central Net Training Center (Classroom #4) and various offsite locations.
18301 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, California 92648

Cost:

Class is no cost. The class is sponsored by UASI.  UASI funds do not cover backfill, holdover, or overtime for students.

Registration:

Class enrollment will be limited to the UASI matrix. Enrollment will not be on a first come, first served basis. Please send questions to Captain Dustin Grinstead, dustingrinstead@ocfa.org. Register here prior to 1700 hours on February 11, 2019.

Dress Code:

Business casual attire for classroom days. Helmet, flashlight, hiking shoes, and nomex jacket required for the night exercise.


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AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)
Feb
15
9:00 AM09:00

AH-330R, Strike Team/Overhead Refresher (All Hazard)

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Strike Team/ Overhead Refresher

(All Hazard)

AH-330R

Description:

This course will be a review of the AH-330, Strike Team / Task Force Leader and All Hazard curriculum in addition to a refresher in OCFA expectations for each of these positions as well as Overhead/Single Resources for the upcoming wildland season.  The following objectives will be covered:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) to various incidents.

  • Identify and describe the responsibilities of all Overhead positions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics in various incident situations with various resources organized into strike teams or task forces.

Prerequisite:

Qualified as a Strike Team Leader (STL) OR Task Force Leader (TFL) OR trainee in each of these positions as well as all Overhead assignments

Instructors:

(R) Division Chief Ken Cruz


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Hazardous Material Incident Commander
Feb
13
to Feb 14

Hazardous Material Incident Commander

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Hazardous Material Incident Commander

Description:

This course provides the tools a person needs to assume control of an emergency response to a hazardous materials incident. Instructional methods will include class activities, case studies and table-top exercises with an emphasis on hands-on decision making. Course topics include: laws and regulations, hazard assessment, ICS team typing, protective actions, haz mat site safety, operational risk management, and incident termination.

Prerequisite:

None

Instructor:

Battalion Chief Jim Henery


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