Laurie Christensen

Fire Marshal Executive Management Training Registration

Blog Post created by Laurie Christensen on Jul 3, 2017

Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT)

The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas is partnering with the Texas Fire Marshals' Association to provide the first executive management training session for the discipline in the nation. The program will address the professional qualifications for fire marshals and evaluate the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to meet essential tasks of the job based on National Fire Protection Association standard 1037. The program also will focus on the day-to-day operations of the job as well as community risk assessments and resource distribution. Admission to the program will be on a competitive basis through an application process.

Class is September 11th-15th, 2017.  To view details and registration

click here: FEMT Info and Registration

Topics Covered / Course Objectives

  • Review laws, codes, standards, and regulatory agencies governing fire marshals
  • Manage budgets, records, information and human resources for your agency
  • Develop strategic planning
  • Evaluate community risk management
  • Improve community relations strategies for fire and life safety
  • Participate in professional development
  • Learn advanced fire prevention, inspection and education techniques

Who Should Attend / Admission Requirements

  • Hold a certification as a fire inspector, fire investigator or public educator (Acceptable certifications include those through TCFP, IFSAC, Pro Board, SFFMA, ICC, or NFPA)
  • Have current appointment as a fire marshal or receive waiver granted by the Texas Fire Marshal Professional Development Program
  • Completed TCOLE Course 3737, TCFP Fire Officer I or II, or hold bachelor's degrees in business or public administration or other approved fields of study

Course Length

Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT) is held in two, 40-hour modules.

Course Hours

Participants receive 40 hours of TCOLE credit per module

Course Cost / Fee Policy

Fire Executive Management Training Program (FEMT) is $1000 per person.

Registration Process

Applicants begin the FEMT process by submitting an application. Applications are accepted during a specified timeframe. Please download the FEMT FMPDP application from the table of Upcoming Events (below) and note these dates.

All incoming applications will be processed and those selected by the board who meet all requirements will receive an email regarding registration and payment process. You will not receive confirmation of the class until your payment has been received.

Course Contact

Andrea Hoke, Project Coordinator
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-3702
Phone: 800-477-9248
ahoke@shsu.edu

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