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


This course aims to accredit the knowledge and skills development of fire and rescue service learners in providing operational command responses at the strategic level (Principal Officers and Area Managers).


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

1. Understand the roles and responsibilities of people and 1.2 organisations within Incident Command arrangements at local, regional and national levels

2. Understand command and leadership skills within Incident Command.

3. Understand the technical issues being dealt with at the tactical level.

4. Understand the role of communications within the context of local, regional and national incidents.

5. Understand how to manage people involved in incidents within local, regional and national contexts.

6. Understand how to close down the strategic command phase of the incident within local, regional and national contexts

7. Be able to lead a strategic response to an incident within local, regional and national contexts.

8. Be able to contribute to the debrief following the resolution of an incident


Area Managers in development for a strategic incident command role or competent Principal Officers seeking formal command qualification


Taught input(including practical simulation with live role players) delivered by an ex-fire and rescue service CFO/PO

Online professional discussions with a qualified tutor using video conferencing at a time to suit the delegate.

Evidence is gathered using an e-portfolio.


Three days face-to-face with a tutor(venue or virtual) with Principal Officer level experience, practical simulation with live role players and six two-hour online professional discussion modules using video conferencing.


Skills for Justice


​£3970 plus VAT per delegate at one of our Kent centres.

£2978 plus VAT per online delegate place

POA For delivery at your training centre.


Peter Stanley Training is not responsible for the non-attendance of the client’s delegates at the client 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.

Contact peter@peterstanleytraining.com or call 07972259970 for more information.