NFPA 1035 - Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Professional Qualifications


This program offers uniformed and civilian members of the fire service and non-fire service personnel responsible for public safety the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills related to the development and delivery of community-based fire and life safety programs. This training will enable fire and life safety professionals to better assist the Fire Service to accomplish its primary mission of fire prevention.

Application for ProBoard and IFSAC certificates can be made through the Office of the Fire Commissioner.

Textbook: IFSTA Fire and Life Safety Educator 3rd. Edition
Note: course fees do not include textbook cost. Students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks.


For more information about NFPA 1035 Level I or Level II contact the Office of the Registrar at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8633.

Level I
ID #ES110

This course is designed to prepare fire service personnel and civilian staff to coordinate and deliver fire and life safety educational information and programs. The course theory is delivered at Lakeland College’s Emergency Training Centre located at the Vermilion campus during a five-day period. Students then have twelve weeks to complete the postclass assignments in their home communities.

Topics covered in the theory portion include:
• Foundations of public fire and life safety education
• Current public fire and life safety education materials
• Learning characteristics of high risk groups in communities
• The lesson planning process
• The adaptation of existing public fire and life safety information to meet the needs of high risk groups
• Media relations
• Provincial fire statistics

The post-class assignments focus on the development of skills related to the adaptation, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of fire and life safety information.
Evaluation: Post-class assignments

$695 Course will be rescheduled when certification is available.
ID #ES110

This course is designed to prepare fire service personnel and civilian staff to coordinate and deliver fire and life safety educational information and programs. The course theory is delivered at Lakeland College’s Emergency Training Centre located at the Vermilion campus during a five-day period. Students then have twelve weeks to complete the postclass assignments in their home communities.

Topics covered in the theory portion include:
• Foundations of public fire and life safety education
• Current public fire and life safety education materials
• Learning characteristics of high risk groups in communities
• The lesson planning process
• The adaptation of existing public fire and life safety information to meet the needs of high risk groups
• Media relations
• Provincial fire statistics

The post-class assignments focus on the development of skills related to the adaptation, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of fire and life safety information.
Evaluation: Post-class assignments



Course Cost: $695
Scheduled: Course will be rescheduled when certification is available.
Level II
ID #ES111

Building on material covered in Level I, this course is also designed for fire service personnel and civilian staff.

Topics covered include:
• Provincial fire loss statistics
• Simplified risk assessments
• Needs analysis
• Design of public fire and life safety programs
• Small group processes
• Budgeting concepts
• Employee evaluations
• Media relations

The post-class assignments focus on the development of skills related to the analysis of risks within a community, identification of public fire and life safety priorities within a community, development of public policy recommendations for development of a public fire and life safety program, development and delivery of a public fire and life safety program to address identified priorities, and program evaluation.

Completion of ID #ES110 $695 Course will be rescheduled when certification is available.
ID #ES111

Building on material covered in Level I, this course is also designed for fire service personnel and civilian staff.

Topics covered include:
• Provincial fire loss statistics
• Simplified risk assessments
• Needs analysis
• Design of public fire and life safety programs
• Small group processes
• Budgeting concepts
• Employee evaluations
• Media relations

The post-class assignments focus on the development of skills related to the analysis of risks within a community, identification of public fire and life safety priorities within a community, development of public policy recommendations for development of a public fire and life safety program, development and delivery of a public fire and life safety program to address identified priorities, and program evaluation.



Prerequisite: Completion of ID #ES110
Course Cost: $695
Scheduled: Course will be rescheduled when certification is available.