General Course Information 
Date: April 15-20, 2024
Location: Kent, WA
Fee: No Cost
Prerequisites: Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.
Student Materials: Bring Your Own Device - Student Manual
Lunch: Coffee, water, snacks, and boxed lunches will be provided. 
Student IDs: Course requires a FEMA student identification number; a student number can be obtained online at

Course Description

Want to learn how to do strategic community risk reduction at the station level? Here is the course for you. This course is designed for Company Officers (COs) who want to learn how to conduct a risk assessment of their service area. This will lead you to develop an action plan with effective intervention strategies and activities targeting a specific risk. You will learn the steps to follow to do risk reduction in an organized and planned process to keep you on track at the station level.

This course is open not only to COs but also firefighters, paramedics, fire and life educators, and administrative personnel, as well as fire officers who want to learn about community risk reduction and how they can support the CO in station-based risk reduction.

Course Contact:
Education, Enforcement, and Analytics Section
Phone: (360) 596-3946 / Email:
DSFM Gregory Baruso
WSP Britney Johnson