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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Bureau of Fire Prevention Supervisors Academy / iLead Program for Leadership and Administration (FPR-210)

Course Category: 

48 hours (6 days). 

Bureau of Fire Prevention Training Unit Academy, Fort Totten, Bayside, NY 10359

March 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Demonstrate leadership skills, concepts and qualities necessary to motivate themselves and subordinates; implement policies and procedures of the Fire Department relating to the Associate Fire Protection Inspector title series.; implement the Bureau of Fire Prevention Directives which impact personnel and Unit operations;  follow code enforcement techniques to ensure proper compliance with all Fire & Life Safety laws, codes, and rules will be reinforced; conduct report writing and effective verbal communication; apply leadership concepts to elevate and motivate subordinate personnel adding to the effectiveness and efficiency of Bureau operations; create a personal model for accurate decision making to move the mission of the Bureau forward while determining the legal aspects and ramifications of Bureau operations; use, manipulate and dominate various fire department data bases and systems and navigate the complex system of city government; communicate and interact with other fire department units and externally with other City agencies;  create a system of unit/local group training programs using the tools, resources and techniques introduced in the course to create a better trained and well- rounded work force; and will utilize, implement, enforce the rules, regulations and directives of the Bureau. 


This course is instructor led using Power Point presentations and videos. Intertwined with this multi-media process are group exercises, workshops and projects.  Major topics taught in this course include: leadership and trust, character and integrity/self development;  history of large loss fires and code implications;  policy, procedure and fire prevention directives;  leadership: dealing with difficult people, staff and team;  use Fire Department databases, training tools, resources for program development, management and procedures and practices;   legal aspects of code enforcement and personnel management and group think and team building. Prerequisite: Participants must have taken and passed the examination for Associate Fire Protection Inspector and have been promoted to such rank.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Public Safety Communications, Public Safety Administration, Management, Leadership or Supervision (6/22).