Fire Officer

Performance Standard

NFPA 1021, 2020 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications

NFPA 1021

Reference Material

Fire Officer I and II – IFSTA Company Officer: 

  • IFSTA Fire & Emergency Services Company Officer (Sixth Edition) ISBN: 978-0-87939-650-3

Fire Officer III and IV – IFSTA Chief Officer:

  • IFSTA Chief Officer (Fourth Edition) ISBN: 978-0-87939-644-2

Fire Officer Levels

Tab/Accordion Item

Performance Standard

NFPA 1021, 2020 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4.

After successful completion of this course candidates will receive the Fire Officer I Fire and Rescue Commission IFSAC Certification. 

Reference Material

Fire Officer I and II – IFSTA Company Officer 

IFSTA Fire & Emergency Services Company Officer (Sixth Edition)

ISBN: 978-0-87939-650-3

Pre-requisite(s)

The candidate must be at least 21 years of age

The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED)

TIMS (FIP 7000)

Firefighter certified for three years

Instructor I certified

Delivery

COURSE NAME COURSE ID HOURS
Fire Officer I - 2020 ed FIP 3718 36-43 hours

Performance Standard

NFPA 1021, 2020 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5.

After successful completion of this course candidates will receive the Fire Officer II Fire and Rescue Commission IFSAC Certification. 

Reference Material

Fire Officer I and II – IFSTA Company Officer 

IFSTA Fire & Emergency Services Company Officer (Sixth Edition)

ISBN: 978-0-87939-650-3

Pre-requisite(s)

The candidate must be at least 23 years of age

The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED)

TIMS (FIP 7000)

Firefighter I & II certified for five years

Fire Officer I certified

Instructor I certified

Delivery

COURSE NAME COURSE ID HOURS
Fire Officer II - 2020 ed FIP 3719 28-34 hours

Performance Standard

NFPA 1021, 2020 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6.

After successful completion of this course candidates will receive the Fire Officer III Fire and Rescue Commission IFSAC Certification. 

NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Level III is also eligible for recipients to gain ProBoard accreditation. To gain ProBoard accreditation, applicant must complete the ProBoard application under 'Certifications' on their OSFM 24 profile. 

Reference Material

Fire Officer III and IV – IFSTA Chief Officer  

IFSTA Chief Officer (Fourth Edition)

ISBN: 978-0-87939-644-2

Pre-requisite(s)

The candidate must be at least 25 years of age

The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED)

TIMS (FIP 7000)

Firefighter Level II certified for seven years

Fire Officer II certified

Instructor I certified

Delivery

Fire Officer III is an internal request, Direct Delivery only course.

Fire Officer III certification course offerings can be found on the Fire Rescue Training Schedule. Search Course TRD0020 - Fire Officer Level III

COURSE NAME COURSE ID HOURS
Fire Officer Level III TRD0020 TBD

Fire Officer III Course Brochure

Performance Standard

NFPA 1021, 2014 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 7.

After successful completion of this course candidates will receive the Fire Officer IV Fire and Rescue Commission IFSAC Certification. 

Reference Material

Jones & Bartlett - Chief Officer Principles & Practices, 2nd edition

Pre-requisite(s)

The candidate must be at least 27 years of age

The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED)

TIMS (FIP 7000)

Firefighter Level II certified for nine years

Fire Officer III certified

Instructor I certified

Candidate is required to submit a matrix for review and approval that meets the JPR's of NFPA 1021 to continue with this course. 

Delivery Options

Fire Officer IV is an internal request, Direct Delivery only course.

Fire Officer IV certification course offerings can be found on the Fire Rescue Training Schedule. Search Course TRD0029 - Fire Officer Level IV

COURSE NAME COURSE ID HOURS
Fire Officer Level IV TRD0029 TBD

Fire Officer IV Course Brochure

You can find information on the Volunteer FO ISO 580C Training Credit at this link: Volunteer FO ISO 580C