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Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs O0671

Please Note: This course is scheduled and delivered through your State's Fire Training Agency. Please contact your State Fire Training Agency for more information.
Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type
6-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

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.

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.


Recommended: Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.

Post-course requirements