Online and In-class Simulation Training
The Blue Card 40 - 50 hour online training program fulfills 100% of the Blue Card Hazard Zone Incident Command standard’s cognitive and knowledge based classroom requirements.
Each student will be evaluated in the role of the initial arriving Incident Commander (E-1 officer) and as the second arriving Incident Commander (BC-1 response chief) during the evaluation process.
The Blue Card IC certification will be valid for a 3-year period. To re-certify, the student will need to have at least 36 Continuing Education (CE) hours along with successfully passing their IC evaluation requirements.
The Blue Card TtT program offers FD's with incredible, turn-key resources that will help implement a comprehensive, local command training program at a fraction of the costs it would take a FD to produce the material/ program themselves.
This video highlights NIMS typing and how Blue Card integrates into the local, Type 4 & 5 hazard zone incident management system (IMS).
Chief Alan Brunacini (ret.) Phoenix, AZ gives a brief overview of the Blue Card Command Training and Certification Program.
This video highlights the first two parts of the Command training and certification program; 1) the online training program 2) the IC certification evaluation process.
Through the syndicated television show "Profiles", Terry Bradshaw profiles the Blue Card Command Training and Certification Program.
Blue Card SOP’s directly reflect the training and certification programs operational procedures. The Blue Card SOP’s also contain all of the Blue Card IC professional qualifications and terminology used in the program.
Click here to view a demonstration of the Blue Card online training system. The demo features many of the file formats used throughout the online training program.
The 2015 Hazard Zone Management Conference will be hosted at the Beautiful Arizona Biltmore Hotel on September 24th and 25th, 2015, with the instructor breakfast on the 26th. Click here to register.
Fire Command & Command Safety is recommended by NIOSH for reducing firefighter injuries and fatalities. Blue Card is 100% based on these two text books. Click here for more information.
Clicking here will take you to the PDF download center. Here you will find several PDF’s that highlight and support the Blue Card Command Training and Certification program.
Click here to view the program's Blue Card Certifications, Accreditations, and Awards
Clay Fire, IN (home of Blue Card) and Blue Card co-produced the Clay Fire Task Manual. This manual represents many of the task level check-offs that a Clay FF has to successfully complete in order to obtain their FF 1 and 2 certification. Clicking here will take you to the PDF download center
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Great Lakes Division - International Association of Fire Chiefs
International Association of Fire Chiefs Safety, Health, and Survival Section
Center for Public Safety Excellence
International Society of Fire Service instructors
Fire Department Safety Officers Association