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Fire Officer III

(NFPA 1021, 2014 Edition)


This course is a 40-hour training program for professional emergency response personnel who have already achieved Fire Officer II certification with further career progression into emergency response command and leadership roles. The course curriculum is in accordance with the NFPA 1021 (2014 Edition), Fire Officer III (Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications) and focuses on command and leadership knowledge and skills. This course is Pro Board accredited, providing internationally recognized certification for Emergency Response Professionals. Delegates must undergo an examination and skills evaluation, which if completed successfully will result in Pro Board Certification.


40 hours (5 days)

Pre-Requisite Training
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II

  • NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I

Topics covered
  • World of the Chief Officer

  • Human Resources Management in the Emergency Services

  • Community and Government Relations

  • Emergency Services Administration

  • Fire Inspection and Safety Planning

  • Emergency Services Delivery

  • Resource Planning, Incident Action Planning, Post-Incident Analysis

  • Emergency Services Health, Safety, and Wellness

  • Emergency Management

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