National Fire Academy & Maine Fire Service Institute – Leadership Strategies For Community Risk Reduction (N0833)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE – PLEASE RESPOND BY MAY 26, 2016

This six-day course is designed to enhance knowledge and skills necessary to lead, manage and apply fire prevention strategies and community risk-reduction initiatives at the local level. This course will give students tools and techniques to raise the level of importance for prevention within their organization. The course will demonstrate how fire prevention and other risk-reduction initiatives can benefit them directly and individually in providing a safer work environment. Students will be guided through a process that shows how to strategically build support internally and externally for community risk reduction, the steps and activities necessary to sustain programs, and how these come together to create effective risk-reduction programs.

Emergency services personnel currently serving in fire suppression, training, Emer- gency Medical Services (EMS), or fire prevention, as well as those who have or will have prevention responsibilities and would like to expand their prevention knowledge are encouraged to apply. Personnel with little or no prevention back- ground will benefit significantly. Firefighters, fire officers, EMS personnel, fire and life safety educators, fire inspectors, and fire marshals are the intended audience.

Prerequisites:

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/ training/nfa/courses/online.html. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Delivery type: 6-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in public safety, fire science or emergency management.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus
Pre-Course Materials

A strong partnership exists between NFA and state and local fire training systems to advance the professional development of fire service personnel. This partnership has resulted in the ongoing development and delivery of the Academy’s distance de- livery curriculum.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER MAY 26, 2016 REGISTER NOW! FILL OUT REGISTRATION MATERIALS INCLUDED.
$125 FEE – LUNCH INCLUDED

FOR MORE INFORMATION-CONTACT
MFSI DIRECTOR JIM GRAVES

[email protected]
SMCC MIDCOAST CAMPUS
19 SEWALL STREET

Maine Fire Service Institute is please to host this very important course offering. Our registration window is very tight, please respond as soon as possible. Registration materials are included in this announcement. You will be require to submit your application with a FEMA SID number.

COURSE FEE: $125 for materials and meals. Check or Purchase Order

    The course begins on Sunday, August 7 to Friday August 12, 2016.
    The class will begin at 0800 to 1700 and held in the Academic Build- ing at the MFSI Office Complex.
    MFSI is located at the SMCC Midcoast Campus on the Brunswick Landing (formerly BNAS). 19 Sewall Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
    Lunch and breaks will be provided.

You may find lodging locally at Cook’s Corner. We recommend the Best Western Plus, 71 Gurnet Road, Brunswick 04011. http://www.brunswickmainehotel.com/ (207) 725-5251

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT REGISTRATION FORM IS MAY 26, 2016 BY 16:00 (4:00 pm)
Full payment is required with your registration.
Mail to: Maine Fire Service Institute, NFA – Leadership Strategies 19 Sewall Street, Brunswick ME 04011

PDF Brochure & Application

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