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Applications of Leadership in the Culture of Safety R0388

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 public safety.

This 6-day course will bring together the role of first-line supervisor with the responsibility of safety.

Through opportunities to apply knowledge, skills and abilities of leadership as they are applied to the culture of safety, students will:

  • Critique the current culture of safety.
  • Evaluate the impacts of human dynamics.
  • Apply a risk management plan.

Using an identified safety issue for their agency, each student will develop a safety culture improvement plan to implement in their agency.

This course provides information using instructor-facilitated discussion, practical activities and an individual Safety Culture Improvement Plan project to convey instructional points.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment: PDF 226KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 144KB

You must meet the criteria for the NFA's Managing Officer Program.

You must meet the criteria for and be enrolled in the National Fire Academy's (NFA's) Managing Officer Program.