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New Fire Chief: Administrative Issues F0761

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical
Training Specialist

Keith Heckler

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire administration or management.

The goal of this two-day course is to provide students with the managerial, administrative and leadership skills and awareness necessary for new or recently appointed or elected chiefs to effectively meet their obligations of the position.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

The primary audience for this course is newly appointed fire chiefs in volunteer, combination or career departments, as well as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) chiefs.

The secondary audience is department leaders and current officers who may become fire chiefs, as well as local government administrators and elected officials who are involved in the administration of a fire department or EMS.



Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
September 16 - 17, 2021 Johnston, Iowa

John Kraemer
Bureau Chief
Fire Service Training Bureau

Course coordination plan
January 15 - 16, 2022 Columbia, South Carolina

Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist, NFA State Coordinator
South Carolina Fire Academy

Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
South Carolina Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
February 19 - 20, 2022 Powers, Michigan

Dan Hammerberg
Region Coordinator
Michigan Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division

Course coordination plan

Student comments

All levels should take this class to enhance "our" organization as a whole.