FOP600 – 45.00 Hours

Schedule

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03/03/24 – 03/08/24 College Station, TX FP FOP600 48 $700.00 Register

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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course meets NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter five “Incident Safety Officer.” Upon completion of this course you are eligible to schedule the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) exam, should you meet the TCFP requirements. Participants are also eligible to apply for certification through State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

This course does NOT offer Pro Board certification.

Pricing Information: Employees or members of a Fire Department or Agency that is a political subdivision of, or component thereof, the State of Texas are eligible to receive tuition credit from TEEX based on subsidized funding from the State of Texas for this class. 

Cost: $550.00/student for Texas Firefighters, departments or agencies 

Standard Cost: $1,100.00 per student Non-Texas Municipal or State Firefighter

Prerequisites

TCFP Certification Requirements 

Participants interested in pursuing certification through TCFP should review their website for requirements.

SFFMA Certification Requirements

Participants that successfully complete this course, can submit their TEEX certificate of completion, along with SFFMA certification application, to the SFFMA office for processing.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

For classroom activities, participants 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. 

Participants Must Provide

  • Textbook: Jones and Bartlett, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (3rd ed)
  • Laptop Computer
  • Flash Drive
  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

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. 

Prior Knowledge 

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

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Safety Officer Role & Safety Concepts
  • Guiding Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Designing an ISO Program
  • Reading Building, Smoke, Risk, Hazardous Energy, & Firefighters
  • Triggers, Traps, and Working with the IC
  • Systemic Approach to the ISO Role
  • The ISO at Structure Fires, Wildland, HazMat Incidents, and Technical Rescue Incidents
  • Post-Incident Responsibilities & Accident Investigations
  • ISO at Training Drills & Events

Suggested Audience

  • Municipal Firefighters and Officers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Other Information

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX’s Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Course Pricing

The pricing quoted above is meant for course delivery at a location other than the Brayton Fire Training Field, for example, a fire station training room or other facility provided by the host department. 

Course delivery during an annual school will have additional facility costs factored into the cost of tuition. Therefore, the cost quoted above may differ from the tuition cost on the annual school announcement. 

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in cooperation with the Texas A&M Forest Service is aligning the payment process for annual schools with all other requests for tuition assistance under the House Bill 2604 program and TIFMAS training grants. Vouchers or grant approval numbers will no longer be accepted as purchase order agreements. 

The process will follow the typical Application – Approval – Registration – Training/Certification – Reimbursement pattern. 

Before registering for a class on the TEEX website, obtain approval for tuition assistance via TAMFS FireConnect.

Helpful videos about the FireConnect process can be found here. 

Return to the TEEX website and complete online registration. 

You may secure your registration with a credit card or company/department purchase order (PO). 

TEEX policy requires the PO must be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Please make sure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer, or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

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Disabilities

Testing Policy – Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email [email protected].

Annual Fire Training School Textbook

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (3rd Ed.) (2020 Revision) Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 9781284216554

Please read ahead of time and bring this book with you to class. 

Contact Information

Sean Fay

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 321-6215
Email: [email protected]

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