2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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FSLM 160 Fire Protection Strategies and Tactics (5 credits)

Course Description
This course provides principles of ground control through utilization of personnel, equipment and extinguishing agents.

Student Outcomes
1. Analyze fire behavior as it relates to strategies and tactics.
2. Analyze the main components of pre-fire planning and the steps needed for a pre-fire plan review.
3. Identify the basics of building construction and how they interrelate to pre-fire planning, strategies, and tactics.
4. Apply the steps taken during size-up.
5. Examine the significance of fire ground communications.
6. Evaluate the roles of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) as they relate to strategies and tactics.
7. Summarize the various roles and responsibilities in ICS/NIMS.

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