The Southwest Fire Academy Fire Officer Level II program is compliant with the NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Professional Standard (2020). This program has been developed using a cross reference matrix from the NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Level II requirements. Taught by experienced leaders, this course will prepare you with advanced knowledge and skills pertaining to the role and expectations of an officer.
Topics include: evaluating member performance, communicating to increase teamwork and resolve problems, developing policies and procedures, allocating finances, preparing media releases, investigating a fire scene and determining the area of origin, producing operational plans, implementing incident management systems, reporting information, and conducting post-incident analyses.
Fire Officer Level I – NFPA 1021
This program requires self-study pre-course work. You will be electronically sent your pre-course work upon successful registration. When on the SFA campus, the course content includes the following topics:
- Human Resource Management
- Community and Government Relations
- Inspection and Investigation
- Emergency Service Delivery
- Health and Safety
Candidates successful in this program will receive a certificate of completion from Southwest Fire Academy, and will qualify to complete OFMEM testing.
Please note: OFMEM testing is included in the price of your course. If you are interested in completing OFMEM testing, please email email@example.com with an attached Eligibility Letter from your fire department. This is required four weeks prior to the testing date, in order to qualify and register for testing.
What is Included
- SFA custom student manual
- Complete JPR package (SFA retains all original documentation)
- Certificate of qualification
What to Bring
IFSTA, Fire Service Company Officer 5th edition
Please note: if this course is not filled to 75% capacity 7 days before it is scheduled to begin, it may be cancelled. In the event of course cancellation, you will be provided adequate notice and a full refund.
Accommodations may be available upon request for the duration of your program. If you are staying for one or two nights, the flat rate for accommodations is $50 plus taxes. If you are staying for three or more nights, the fee is $100 plus taxes, total. Regardless of how long you are on campus, your fee will not exceed $100 plus taxes. This fee grants you access to your bunk, a communal kitchen, parking, and washroom/shower facilities. Please contact SFA at 705-510-9501 or firstname.lastname@example.org with advanced notice, to reserve your spot.