Virtual Strategic Incident Command Revalidation (1186)


To revalidate holders of the Strategic Incident Command award or commanders operating at 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 liaisons 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 work in coordination 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 with the Skills for Justice Strategic Incident Command qualification or operate at Level 4 require formal competence revalidation.


Zoom or Cisco Webex


1. Your delegate/s enrol on the course.

2. We assign a tutor to the course, and all of the taught input is delivered to the delegates via video conferencing just the same as if they were in sitting in a teaching room with us.

3. Our tutors are pretty flexible; the virtual course can even be delivered in the evenings or at weekends.

4.No travelling or hotel accommodation, travel expenses or training rooms are required.

5. Our practical simulations are delivered using live role players in video conferencing.

6. The practical simulation usually last for two hours, including debriefing,

7. No software download is required to access our video conferencing suite of rooms, but delegates need a PC or laptop, webcam and microphone, and a decent internet connection.


An online prep course(two hours) followed by one three-hour professional discussion followed by 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


​£1561 plus VAT per delegate place


We invoice you at the point of enrolment on the virtual course, so there are no cancellation charges.

Contact or call 07972259970 for more information.