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, public safety administration, or fire safety administration.

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:

Selection criteria

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

It is designed for the student who has 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.


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?
March 10 - 15, 2019 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 22 - 27, 2019 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 1 - 6, 2019 Apply on 4/15/2019 - 6/15/2019 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 24 - 29, 2020 Apply on 10/15/2019 - 12/15/2019 Emmitsburg, Maryland