New Fire Chief I: Challenging Issues

New Fire Chief I: Challenging Issues

  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
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  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

This course is designed to develop the managerial, administrative and leadership skills necessary for the fire time fire chief and chief officer who desire a leadership position in their department. This course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a fire chief including such topics as local politics and the role of the chief officer, liability and risk management, resources and items of knowledge need to become a first time leader in a new position in their agency.