SfJ Level 7 Award in Revalidation for Strategic Incident Command in Fire and Rescue Services Qualification Number: 610/0189/2


To revalidate holders of the Level 7 Strategic Incident Command award operating at iCS Level Four.


At the end of the course, the delegate will be able to:

1. Demonstrate understanding of the National Co-Ordination and Advisory Framework document (NCAF).

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the central Government’s Concept of Operations (CONOPS) document.

3. Establish liaison with key personnel in their own service and other agencies that may contribute to achieving strategic objectives.

4. Undertake a situational evaluation to review the implications of exercising strategic command during an incident where multiple tactical commanders are operating, including approving tactical plans and prioritising resource needs.

5. Assume command of the incident and coordinate with strategic representatives of other agencies to maximise the effectiveness of the response.

6. Analyse the factors involved in setting and reviewing the strategy to develop a strategic plan to support the incident, including measures to mitigate risk to the community, environment and the fire and rescue service business continuity.

7. Use advice and support from appropriate technical and professional sources.

8. Engage media resources in conjunction with other agencies to inform and protect the community.

9. Modify planned actions in response to emerging needs and the impact of the incident.

10. Manage the liaison with other agencies using the JESIP Joint Doctrine principles to develop a Common Operating Picture (COP).

11. Ensure that the JESIP Joint Decision-Making process is used for significant inter-agency decisions.

12. Use the IIMARCH document to brief the F&RS representative attending SCG.

13. Provide constructive feedback in a debrief.


Incident Commanders who hold the Skills for Justice Strategic Incident Command in Fire & Rescue Services Level 7 qualification and require the SfJ revalidation award.


One hour of directed online learning.

A -four-hour professional discussion

A three-hour practical simulation with live role players using video conferencing.




​Delegates will undertake an online prep course, a written assessment, taught input from a qualified tutor and a practical scenario simulation assessment.

Delegates will produce an e-portfolio of evidence of competence.


Skills for Justice


​£2931 plus VAT per delegate place at one of our Kent venues

£1675 plus VAT delivered virtually by video-conferencing

Price on application for delivery at your venue..


Peter Stanley Training is not responsible for the non-attendance of the client’s delegates at the client’s venue for a booked event. Cancellations due to delegate non-attendance or other foreseeable business activity disruption (i.e. operational requirements or industrial action) are subject to the following charges:

(i) Less than seven days from the reserved date, the full cost of the course is due

(ii) between 8 to 14 days prior to the reserved date, 50% of course cost (to cover pre-booked tutor hotels, loss of business payment to sessional tutors, student awarding body registrations and other associated costs)

(iii) more than 14 days prior to the reserved date, cancellation incurs no charge.

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