All about the Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) program

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Dec 13, 2011

NFPA Certification Project Manager Larry McDonald and CFPS Board Chair Bruce Clark answer questions about certification and why it plays an important role in the career development of a fire protection specialist.

CFPS(1)The Certified Fire Protection Specialist Board (CFPS) was formed in 1971 to document competency and offering professional recognition for individuals involved in fire protection, fire safety, and fire prevention. In 1998, CFPS and NFPA partnered to jointly offer this highly regarded certification program.

The CFPS Board credential has been awarded to more than 2,000 professionals and is internationally recognized as a mark of achievement within the fire protection field. 

Learn more about the Certified Fire Protection Specialist program.