Map, Compass & GPS for Firefighters
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*
Experience on incident assignments in operations or support functions
Firefighter Rick Boman