Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs N0671

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
Training Specialist

Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type
6-day off-campus
Continuing education units
3.8
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:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_n0671.pdf PDF 1.91MB
Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_n0671.pdf PDF 132KB
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.

Prerequisites

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

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
October 19 - 24, 2020 Jefferson City, Missouri

Rebecca Trapani
Deputy Chief
Missouri Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal
573-751-5302
becky.trapani@dfs.dps.mo.gov

Debbie Plank
Executive I
Missouri Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal
573-522-2426
debbie.plank@dfs.dps.mo.gov

Course coordination plan