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Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs R0671

Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type

6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire science.

This 6-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.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment: PDF 1.91MB
Course Syllabus: PDF 138KB

This course 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.

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

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.

There is a pre-course assignment that is due the first day of class.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
August 4 - 9, 2024 Vacancies Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 9 - 14, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 24 - 29, 2025 Apply between 3/15/2025 - 4/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland