Massachusetts Firefighting Academy

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Officer Programs - Specialty Training - Fire Prevention



Officer Programs:

Fire Officer I

This 60-hour program is designed to address the Job Performance Requirements for NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.

Fire Officer II

This 60-hour program is designed to address the Job Performance Requirements for NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.

Strategy / Tactics

A 12 hour Strategy / Tactics & for the Company Officer program, which includes classroom lecture and computer simulations.

Incident Safety Officer

A three-day Incident Safety Officer Program designed to meet the Job Performance Requirements of NFPA 1521 Fire Department Safety Officer.

Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program Application pdf format of    Chief Fire Officer Management Training Application

Specialty Training:

Instructor I

This 36- hour Instructor program is designed to meet the Job Performance Requirements of NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications.

Instructor II

This 36-hour program is designed to meet the Job Performance Requirements of NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications.

Rapid Intervention Training

A three-day basic Rapid Intervention program, which includes classroom lecture and practical evolutions. An advanced fourth day of practical evolutions for the company officer is also available.

Flammable Gas Firefighter Training 1

Flammable Gas Firefighter Training 2

A two-day program consisting of classroom and practical sessions, which provides students with knowledge of the general properties of flammable gases. Other programs available include: Basic Liquefied Natural Gas, Basic Propane, and Command and Control of Gas Emergencies.

Technical Rescue Programs

Various programs that include Rope Rescue Operational, and Technician Level, Surface Water Rescue Operational; Trench Rescue Technician Level; Confined Space Rescue, and ICS for Structural Collapse Incidents.

Fire Prevention:

Fire Prevention Training

Senior Fire Officer Forums

Fire Prevention Officer 

The Department of Fire Services, in conjunction with the Divisions of Training and Fire Safety, is introducing a multilevel training program for fire prevention officers. The training will prepare them to receive credentials for each level of the training from the State Fire Marshal.

Code Enforcement Training

Code Enforcement training that will provide an overview of CMR's and their application in the day-to-day fire code enforcement.