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Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success W0648

Training Specialist


Keith Heckler
301-447-1380

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.4

ACE recommendation


In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in self-leadership.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-day course provides the supervisor with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully in the fire and emergency medical services (EMS) environments. The course addresses professionalism, resilience, emotional intelligence and situational awareness, as well as managing conflict, delegating mentoring, coaching, empowering, and building collaboration and synergy for professional growth.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0648.pdf PDF 189KB
Syllabus: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0648.pdf PDF 127KB

The primary target audience for this course are those individuals who are at the first-line level of supervision. For purposes of student selection, first-line level is considered to be those at the Company Officer or Unit (fire prevention, fire education, communications, EMS, etc.) Supervisor level.

More specifically, primary selection criteria are as follows:

  • First-line supervisors in fire and EMS organizations.
  • Fire and EMS personnel due for promotion/appointment to a first-line supervisory position within 18 months.
  • Fire and EMS personnel who are regularly assigned acting supervisory positions.

Fire and EMS personnel currently enrolled in the National Fire Academy Managing Officer Program will be provided priority selection.

The secondary target audiences are fire and EMS personnel at the first-line management level (Chief Officer or above). Students at this level may be given consideration on a space-available basis.

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.


Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 25 - 26, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Mark Waters
Program Planner
Connecticut Fire Academy
860-608-5437
mark.waters@ct.gov
CCP
April 1 - 2, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Brian Benstead
Deputy Chief
NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control
518-474-6746
brian.benstead@dhses.ny.gov
Stefano Napolitano
Deputy State Fire Administrator
NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control
518-474-6746
stefano.napolitano@dhses.ny.gov
CCP
June 3 - 4, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Jack Smith
Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-644-0523
jack.smith@com.state.oh.us
CCP
July 22 - 23, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Terri Brooks
Administration Officer
PA State Fire Academy
717-247-3747
tebrooks@pa.gov
CCP