The goal of is this course is to provide students the managerial, administrative and leadership skills, and awareness necessary for new or recently appointed or elected Chiefs to effectively meet their obligations of the position.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.
TopicsPlanning.+Financial Management.+Human Resource Management.
The course is designed for the
- newly appointed Fire Chief in volunteer, combination or career departments
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chiefs
This class is also designed for those department leaders and current officers who may become Fire Chiefs and local government administrators and elected officials who are involved in the administration of a fire department or EMS service.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)
To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.
To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.