Delaware State
Fire School

Company Training Ideas

Topics and Ideas For Your Company Training
The following proposed topics provided by the Delaware State Fire School, to assist Training Officers with weekly training. The training guidelines that are available may be printed and used by Training Officers for In-Service training, using an in-service attendance sheet. All of these topics marked as such, can also be delivered as an In-Service by the Delaware State Fire School by submitting the request by the ‘In Service Training Form‘ by clicking the “Fire School” link. Most Company Drills are designed to be 2 to 3 hours, using both classroom lecture and practical skills. Additional Company Drills are being developed and will be posted when available.


Individual training may be done by those looking to advance basic knowledge in a particular topic by;
– Self Review by reviewing articles and videos on a topic,
– Self Study on-line through the Delaware Learning Center (that may also have DSFS Credit Hours available upon completion)


In Service Attendance Sheet (for submission to fire school by training officer)


Fire Topics In-Service For Fire School Credit
Ventilation – Roof Fire School 
Ventilation – Positive Pressure Company Drill Fire School 
Water Supply Fire School 
Water Tender Operations Fire School 
Forcible Entry Fire School 
SCBA & Air Management Company Drill Fire School 
Hose Carries/Rolls Company Drill Fire School 
Hose Handling Company Drill Fire School 
Ladders Company Drill Fire School 
Aerial Company Operations Fire School 
High Rise/Commerical Tactics Fire School 
High Rise/Stand Pipes Fire School 
Foam and Foam Application Fire School 
Small and Large Vehicle Fires Fire School 
Rescue Topics
Vehicle Rescue Company Drill Fire School 
Air Bags Company Drill Fire School 
Power tools Company Drill Fire School 
Ropes and Knots Fire School 
Basic Rescue Practices Fire School 
Confine Space Awareness Fire School 
Collapse Awareness Fire School 
Trench Awareness Fire School 
Rapid Intervention Teams Fire School 
Responding to the Mayday Fire School 
Water Rescue Basics Fire School 
Search and Rescue Company Drill Fire School 
Officer/Leadership Topics
Communications/Size Up Fire School 
Incident Command Basics Fire School 
Alarm and Sprinkler Systems Fire School 
Interpersonal Communications Fire School 
Recognizing Available Resources Fire School 
Sexual Harassment Awareness Fire School 
HazMat Topics
HazMat Awareness Fire School 
HazMat Operations Review Fire School 
Decontamination Company Drill Fire School 
Training Session Alternatives
Firefighter Competition
Sport activity
Group exercise/conditioning
Firehouse “Jeopardy!”
Tour your Dispatch Center
EMS for Fire Topics
Triage Fire School 
Communicable Disease Company Drill Fire School 
Basic First Aid Fire School 
Use of Air Splints Company Drill Fire School 
 Outside  Sources of Online  Training

These sites have additional training ideas and drills that may be useful to those in the Delaware Fire Service. The Delaware State Fire School does not have any affiliation with these organizations or persons and are only presenting these links as reference materials.

NFA Coffee Break training Short topics from Fire Protections, Leadership, EMS, and more.
Firefighter Close Calls Various hands on or table top drills for real world operations.
Dale Pekel – You Tube Channel Training from Capt. Pekel in WI. In-station trainings and props.
If you feel that there are other beneficial links available, please forward them to us. Thank you.