NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III/IV Combination

FOP340 - 80.00 Hours

Description

This course meets the needs of fire executive management. The Fire Officer III/IV combination course satisfies the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021, Chapters 6 and 7 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board).

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.

Schedule

  • Details
    8/12/2019 - 8/23/2019
    DeSoto TX
    FP  FOP340  98
    $500.00
  • Details
    9/9/2019 - 9/20/2019
    Cleveland TX
    FP  FOP340  97
    $400.00
  • Details
    10/7/2019 - 10/18/2019
    Garland TX
    FP  FOP340  100
    $500.00
  • Details
    6/8/2020 - 6/19/2020
    Pharr TX
    FP  FOP340  101
    $400.00

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. The Fire Officer III/IV combination course satisfies the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021, Chapters 6 and 7 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board).

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.

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification only

Prior to the last day of class you must be either State or Nationally certified in the following disciplines:

  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II Certification
  • NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I Certification

Course Completion Requirements

Pro Board Certification

You must be either State or Nationally certified in the following disciplines prior to the last day of you the class.

  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II Certification
  • NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I Certification

Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) skills testing is not offered as a part of the class.  This course is eligible for Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) state certification via the TEEX Pro Board / Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Reciprocity process.  Candidates, who successfully complete the course, pass the course final exam, and the Pro Board certification testing process will receive a Training Prior Approval (TPA) number on their Pro Board Certification.  The Pro Board Certification with the TPA number may be submitted to the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for reciprocity.

Textbook

Chief Officer, 3rd ed. (IFSTA). Bring a copy with you to class.

Dress Code

Duty uniform or business casual dress is required.

Required for Class

  • Textbook
  • Laptop computer
  • Flash drive

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

  • Municipal Fire Officers
  • Volunteer Fire Officers
  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Fire Officers

 

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

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

    Class Information

    • Minimum class size: 15
    • Maximum class size: 30
    • Please contact the Leadership Program for information about out-of-state pricing.
    • To register for this course, open the registration form, print it, fill it out, and send it to the fax number or mailing address on the form.

    College Credit

    American Council on Education (ACE) college credit recommendation: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category,

    • three semester hours in Fire Officer III, Fire Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Management, or Emergency Medical Services Administration
    • one semester hour in Communications
    • one semester hour in Research (7/03).

    Contact Information

    Robert Barron

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

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    Policies

    TEEX Policies

    Transfers, Cancellations, and Refunds

    Please read the Transfer and Cancellation Policy

    Travel Arrangements

    It is recommended that travel is not scheduled more than two weeks prior to the start of class, as the class could be cancelled. For confirmation please contact Robert Barron.

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