Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking

NFA111 – 14.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

 NFA logo with eagle spreading wings and stars above it This course is one of a three course series that presents the supervisor with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) environment, to successfully transition to supervisory and leadership roles, and establish a conceptual foundation and framework for success in leadership roles by exploring creative, analytical, political and critical thinking perspectives. 


Incident Command System ICS-100 and ICS-200

Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

A photo identification on the first day of class. See the TEEX ParticipantHandbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Laptop or tablet to view student manual and exercises. 

Attendance Requirements

To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and successfully complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and pass the end of course exam to receive course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional requirements. 

ICS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) 

ICS-800 National Response Framework

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Assess situations from multiple perspectives
  • Articulate techniques for fostering an environment of crativity and innovation.
  • Create a personal plan as a supervisor and leader in fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) based on the thinking perspectives presented in this course.

Suggested Audience

The primary target audience for this course are those individuals who are at the first line 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. 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form. ESTI Extension Course Request

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]