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Youth Firesetter Program Manager W0634

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, one semester hour in fire management or public safety administration.

Youth Firesetter Program Manager is a 2-day course based on the requirements of NFPA Standard 1035 pertaining to the Youth Firesetting Program Manager.

It empowers students with knowledge on how to develop, implement and evaluate a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.

The course is designed for the person who is responsible or will be responsible for leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 74KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 370KB
Pre-course Assignment PDF 170KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

Students either have or will have responsibilities related to developing, implementing, coordinating and/or managing a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program in their community. Students representing the fire service are encouraged to partner with other agencies for this training. Partners can include but are not limited to fire investigators, law enforcement, mental health, social services, juvenile justice, or other stakeholders who can assist in building and maintaining programs in their communities.


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

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
February 26 - 27, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Todd Dyche
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Gets you to think outside the box not only for this program, but for others too!