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Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs R0671

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type
6-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in fire science, fire administration, public safety , or organizational management.

This six-day course is to empower students with the ability to lead a fire prevention/risk-reduction bureau.

The course units will cover:

  • Defining your new role.
  • Fostering cultural change.
  • Building fire prevention and risk-reduction bureau strength.
  • Power, politics and influence.
  • Establishing bureau priorities and strategies.
  • Organizational finances.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 1.91MB
Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment PDF 138KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

This course is designed for the student who have or will have responsibility for managing fire prevention/risk-reduction units. It is also designed for those who aspire to lead and/or manage sections of a fire prevention/risk-reduction bureau.

The target audience is fire marshals, fire inspectors, fire and life safety educators, fire investigators and plan reviewers.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
Apply July 25 - 30, 2021 Immediate vacancy Emmitsburg, Maryland
January 16 - 21, 2022 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland