Officer Development Program (ODP) 2021

Investment $550

This includes John Norman’s Fire Officer Handbook of Tactics (5th Edition)

$107 Value

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January 11-15, 2021

Hilton Pensacola Beach

Chief John Norman


Chief Frank Viscuso


Chief Curt Isakson


Chief John Norman, Chief Frank Viscuso, and Chief Curt Isakson to teach Officer Development Program on Pensacola Beach at the Hilton from January 11-15, 2021.

Chief John Norman will teach his book The Fire Officer’s Handbook of Tactics(5th Edition). Chief Frank Viscuso will teach his books Step Up and Lead and Step Up Your Teamwork. Chief Isakson will teach “Tactics Put Out Fires” covering rural, suburban, & county fire tactics.

This is a five day/40 Hour Officer Development Program designed for all Ranks from Firefighter to Chief. This is a once in a career opportunity to academically dive into the world of Strategy & Tactics to include Leadership. This program will take someone of any rank to a new level in the understanding of Fireground Size Up and Assigning/Deploying the proper tactics based on staffing & available resources. Time Delayed Tactics will be covered based on the large number of FDs that have limited staffing & resources. This program will also assist those that seek future promotion to any rank.

Hotel Rooms start $99 a night for a double.

FREE shuttles will run on Sunday before the conference and Saturday following the conference. If you drive, parking is FREE.

All attendees will receive a wristband  for 20% off most of the restaurants on Pensacola Beach

We request all attendees wear Fire Department Uniform/Button Up Shirts on the first day and a minimum of a collared golf shirt the other days. This will be business casual dress during class. All attendees will be issued an official name tag to be worn during class each day for accountability purposes.

This is a 40 hour Officer Development Class and not a seminar/conference. This is not your stay out late and sleep in. All attendees will be required to attend 100% to receive credit and get the CFT ODP certificate. Class is Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Certificates will be issued at the end of the day on Friday.

Florida firefighters will receive 40 hours CEU credit from The Florida State Fire College. All certificates will be issued Friday afternoon.

If you have any questions please contact Curt Isakson (850) 393-0581 or of Jessica Isakson