Montana State University
Fire Officer

Upcoming Academies

Pending TBA Spring of 2014 Great Falls, MT



Fire Officer 1 is typically an individual responsible for overseeing the performance or activity of other members, an engine company, truck company, or other functional or administrative group.

The class will begin on Saturday and continue for 8 consecutive days with 10 - 12 hours of instruction and evaluation per day and evening.

Course Prerequisites: Certification as a NFPA Firefighter II and Instructor I or currently operating as a fire officer 1 within a Montana Fire Department. (Verified by a letter from the fire chief)


Lunch meals and break refreshments will be provided: All other meals, travel, and lodging will be the responsibility of the participants.


Course will include:

    Command Simulations:
  • Single Family Residence
  • Commercial / Multiplex
  • Interface Fire
  • Mass Casualty Incident
  • Hazardous Materials / Operations Level

    Human Resource simulations:
  • Customer Service
  • Employee Performance
  • Workplace Environment

    Tactical Crew Leadership
  • Interface Tactics
  • Fire Fighter 1 Tactics