A Command Training And Certification System That Trains Company And Command Officers How To Standardize Local Incident Operations Across Their Organization.


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - LODD report #F2018-18 – Blue Card is 100% based on Command Safety, Fire Command, and the 8 Functions of Command.

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Program Info

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Blue Card - Key Components

Demo's and Resources

Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP's)

Blue Card SOP’s directly reflect the training and certification programs operational procedures. The Blue Card SOP’s also contain all of the Blue Card IC professional qualifications and terminology used in the program.

Blue Card Online Demo

Click here to view a demonstration of the Blue Card online training system. The demo features many of the file formats used throughout the online training program.

NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

Fire Command & Command Safety is recommended by NIOSH for reducing firefighter injuries and fatalities. Blue Card is 100% based on these two text books. Click here for more information.

Program Information PDFs

Clicking here will take you to the PDF download center. Here you will find several PDF’s that highlight and support the Blue Card Command Training and Certification program.

Blue Card Certifications, Accreditations, and Awards

Click here to view the program's Blue Card Certifications, Accreditations, and Awards

Clay Fire Task Manual

Clay Fire, IN (home of Blue Card) and Blue Card co-produced the Clay Fire Task Manual. This manual represents many of the task level check-offs that a Clay FF has to successfully complete in order to obtain their FF 1 and 2 certification.

How Blue Card Integrates with NIMS

This video highlights NIMS typing and how Blue Card integrates into the local, Type 4 & 5 hazard zone incident management system (IMS).

Video Overview of the Certification Program

This video highlights the first two parts of the Command training and certification program; 1) the online training program 2) the IC certification evaluation process.

Terry Bradshaw highlights Blue Card

Through the syndicated television show "Profiles", Terry Bradshaw profiles the Blue Card Command Training and Certification Program.