NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III/IV Combination

FOP340 - 80.00 Hours

Description

This course meets the needs of fire executive management and satisfies the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapters six "Fire Officer 3" and seven "Fire Officer 4". The course is designed around classroom lectures and group interactive exercises to improve your abilities to manage a fire service organization. The course emphasizes community/government relations, model planning, budgeting, human resources, trends and support organizations, and emergency service delivery. The course includes a written project that requires you to develop a strategic plan.

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and project based testing.  Participants that receive a Pro Board certification are eligible for certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) reciprocity

Schedule

  • Details
    2/3/2020 - 2/14/2020
    Cedar Park TX
    FP  FOP340  102
    $500.00
  • Details
    2/17/2020 - 2/28/2020
    Denison TX
    FP  FOP340  105
    $400.00
  • Details
    4/13/2020 - 4/24/2020
    Castle Hills TX
    FP  FOP340  106
    $400.00
  • Details
    5/4/2020 - 5/15/2020
    Denton TX
    FP  FOP340  104
    $400.00
  • Details
    6/8/2020 - 6/19/2020
    Pharr TX
    FP  FOP340  101
    $400.00
  • Details
    10/12/2020 - 10/23/2020
    Garland TX
    FP  FOP340  107
    $500.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course meets the needs of fire executive management and satisfies the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapters six "Fire Officer 3" and seven "Fire Officer 4". The course is designed around classroom lectures and group interactive exercises to improve your abilities to manage a fire service organization. The course emphasizes community/government relations, model planning, budgeting, human resources, trends and support organizations, and emergency service delivery. The course includes a written project that requires you to develop a strategic plan.

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and project based testing.  Participants that receive a Pro Board certification are eligible for certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) reciprocity

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Requirements  

Participants pursuing Pro Board certification must provide proof of NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II dated prior to the last day of class. The documentation must meet the certification office requirements.

TCFP Certification Requirements 

TCFP testing is not completed during this course. Participants that would like to earn their TCFP certification can submit their Pro Board certification to the Commission for reciprocity

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts). It is preferred that participants wear duty uniform or business casual dress.

Pro Board Certification Testing

Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.

Participants Must Provide

  • Textbook: IFSTA Chief Officer (3rd ed)*
  • Laptop computer
  • Flash drive

*Be sure review your registration confirmation to determine if the textbook is provided as a part of your class tuition or if you are required to bring it to class.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam. 

Recommended

Prior Knowledge 

It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.

Topics

Introduction & Orientation+Community/Government Relations+Model & Long-range Planning+Working with Budgets+Managing Personnel/Human Resources+Safety Programs/Risk Management+Trends & Support Organizations+Inspection & Investigation Programs+Soliciting & Awarding Bids+Emergency Services Delivery

Suggested Audience

Individuals aspiring to be chief officers either of these types departments: 

  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) 
  • Municipal 

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

8 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • Contact Information

    Robert Barron

    Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

    Related Courses

    FOP600+LDR001+LDR500+INS300NFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer+TEEX- Leadership Development Symposium+Fire Service Chief Executive Officer+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor IIINFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer+TEEX- Leadership Development Symposium+Fire Service Chief Executive Officer+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor IIINFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer+TEEX- Leadership Development Symposium+Fire Service Chief Executive Officer+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor III

    Policies

    TEEX Policies


    Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

    Pro Board testing policies, including ADA accommodations.

    Payment Information

    • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
    • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu 
    • For out-of-state tuition rates, contact the Fire Officer Program office at Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu
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