Training

*This is the start date. Classes may take place over several days.
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04-18-2018 Miscellaneous Spring Leadership Symposium 2018 Van Nuys Please join your COA colleagues on April 18, 2018,... Please join your COA colleagues on April 18, 2018, for a half day leadership symposium at LAFD Air Operation Headquarters, Van Nuys Airport. The second in a series of leadership symposiums dedicated to the executive development of our members and leadership goals of the COA. The Spring Symposium will focus on professionalism, human factors, and managing risk in time-constrained environments. We hope to see you there! ATTEND
04-19-2018 Brush/Wildfire S-270 Basic Air Ops Van Nuys This course covers aircraft types and capabilities... This course covers aircraft types and capabilities, aviation management and safety for flying in and working with agency aircraft, tactical and logistical uses of aircraft, and requirements for helicopter take-off and landing areas. Note: The regulations, procedures and policies addressed in this course are primarily those governing federal agency and ICS operations. State, county, or other political subdivisions using this course will need to consult their agency having jurisdiction with respect to regulations, procedures and policies. ATTEND
05-07-2018 Brush/Wildfire S-300 Extended Attack Incident Commander Los Angeles This course is designed to meet the training needs... This course is designed to meet the training needs of the incident commander type 3 (ICT3). The focus is on the lessons of leadership and command as they relate to the ICT3 position. It is presented in participative lecture format with multiple tactical decision games for students to practice new knowledge. The seven instructional units cover Foundation Skills, Situational Awareness, Command and Control, Managing the Incident, Transitional Activities, Post-Fire Activities and a Final Simulation. There is also an optional Staff Ride Activity (Unit 8) if instructors choose to include it. ATTEND
05-21-2018 Arson Investigation Update on NFPA 921/1033 Los Angeles May 21-22, 2018. The NFPA 921/1033 Update class ad... May 21-22, 2018. The NFPA 921/1033 Update class addresses the significant changes that have occurred in the 2017 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations. Major changes associated with the use of the scientific method and negative corpus will also be discussed. The class will address best practices as well as application of the guide to actual scene investigations. Changes to NFPA 1033 will also be addressed as well as explanation of the Job Performance Requirements (JPR) as they relate to the professional qualifications of fire investigators. This class is generally taught as part of a two day class in conjunction with the Report Writing For Fire Investigators course. ATTEND
05-14-2018 Miscellaneous Instructor 1 - Instructional Methodology Long Beach May 14-18, 2018. This course provides the skills ... May 14-18, 2018. 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. ATTEND
06-04-2018 Miscellaneous Instructor 1 - Instructional Methodology Long Beach June 4-8, 2018. This course provides the skills a... June 4-8, 2018. 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. ATTEND
06-05-2018 ICS ICS-400 Los Angeles June 5-6, 2018. The LAFD Homeland Security Divi... June 5-6, 2018. The LAFD Homeland Security Division is pleased to present the course \"ICS-400, Advanced Incident Command System.\" ICS-400 is a two-day class; students must attend both days to receive credit for this class. The class is free of charge and open to all public agencies. Purpose: This course provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity at an incident or event. This includes individuals who may serve as Incident Commander or as members of the Command or General Staff, Area Command, or multiagency coordination entity/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) management. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses. ATTEND
09-10-2018 Arson Investigation Fire Investigation 1C Los Angeles September 10-14, 2018. This course provides inform... September 10-14, 2018. This course provides information on legal considerations for a court proceeding. Topics include coordinating expert resources, formulating an opinion, presenting investigative findings, and testifying during legal proceedings. The 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications is the basis for this course. [Prerequisites: Fire Investigation 1A & 1B; PC832 (a): Arrest; Length: 5 days] ATTEND
08-07-2018 ICS ICS-400 Los Angeles August 7-8, 2018. The LAFD Homeland Security Divis... August 7-8, 2018. The LAFD Homeland Security Division is pleased to present the course \"ICS-400, Advanced Incident Command System.\" ICS-400 is a two-day class; students must attend both days to receive credit for this class. The class is free of charge and open to all public agencies. ATTEND
07-30-2018 Arson Investigation Fire Investigation 1B Los Angeles July 30 - August 2, 2018. This course provides inf... July 30 - August 2, 2018. This course provides information on scene documentation and evidence collection/preservation. Topics include photographing the scene, diagramming the scene, constructing investigative notes, processing evidence and establishing chain of custody, processing victims and fatalities, selecting evidence for analysis, maintaining a chain of custody, preparing a fire investigation report, and disposing of evidence. The 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications is the basis for this course. [Prerequisites: Fire Investigation 1A; Length: 4 days] ATTEND
07-24-2018 ICS ICS-300 Los Angeles July 24-26, 2018. ICS-300, Intermediate Incident C... July 24-26, 2018. ICS-300, Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents ALL students enrolling in this class MUST have a FEMA Student ID Number. To get apply for the FEMA SID, go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/ and follow the online instructions. This class is free of charge and open to all public agencies. ATTEND
06-18-2018 Arson Investigation Fire Investigation 1A Los Angeles June 18-22, 2018. This course provides information... June 18-22, 2018. This course provides information on securing the fire scene and determining the origin and cause of the fire. Topics include responsibilities of a fire investigator, securing the fire ground, conducting an exterior and interior survey, analyzing fire patterns, interpreting individual fire patterns, discriminating the effects of explosions, examining and removing fire debris, reconstructing the area of origin, and inspecting the performance of building systems. The 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications is the basis for this course. [Prerequisites: Fire Behavior and Combustion (CA Community College); Length: 5 days] ATTEND
05-15-2018 ICS ICS-300 Los Angeles May 15-17, 2018. This course provides information ... May 15-17, 2018. This course provides information on securing the fire scene and determining the origin and cause of the fire. Topics include responsibilities of a fire investigator, securing the fire ground, conducting an exterior and interior survey, analyzing fire patterns, interpreting individual fire patterns, discriminating the effects of explosions, examining and removing fire debris, reconstructing the area of origin, and inspecting the performance of building systems. The 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications is the basis for this course. [Prerequisites: Fire Behavior and Combustion (CA Community College); Length: 5 days] FULL