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									                                                                          National Professional Development Matrix
                                                                                Supervisory Fire Officer (FO I)
                                                                                                                                                           Professional
              Competencies and Professional Designations                                            Education                           Training
                                                                                                                                                           Development
                                                                                                                                                           Self-Development & Experiences
                                   Correlating NFPA      ** Correlating CPSE    NFA Courses - ACE
 Fire Officer Competencies                                                                                  *College Courses       State & Local Courses
                                    JPRs/Standards          Competencies        Recommendations

SFO-01 Ability to write       4.2.1 NFPA 1021         Basic Skill Set          CESS (R107)           English Composition (A)
detailed prose.               5.2.1 NFPA 1031
                              5.1.2 NFPA 1035
                              5.2.1 NFPA 1037



SFO-02 Understanding          4.7.2 NFPA 1033         Basic Skill Set          CESS (R107)           Public Speaking or Oral
and using basic               5.4.3 NFPA 1035                                                        Communications (A)
interpersonal, group and      5.2.1 NFPA 1037
public communication          5.6.4 NFPA 1037
skills.                       4.4.3 NFPA 1041

SFO-03 Ability to write       4.2.1 NFPA 1021         Basic Skill Set          CESS (R107)           Business or Written
accurate and clear letters,   5.2.1 NFPA 1031                                                        Communications (A)
memos, technical reports      4.7.1 NFPA 1033
and business                  5.2.2 NFPA 1035
communications.               5.2.1 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.2 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.3 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.4 NFPA 1037

SFO-04 Understanding          10.5.1 NFPA 1051        No Correlation                                 Biology or Physical Science
about ecosystem                                                                                      (A)
construction and
destruction, energy
production and use and
waste generation and
disposal.


SFO-05 Understanding        4.2.6 NFPA 1033           Fire Officer Technical ALSRHM (R247),          Chemistry (A)
basic principles of general 5.2.1 NFPA 1037           Competency #6 -        CER (R233)
chemistry including the                               Codes, Inspections and
metric system theory and                              Preplanning
structure.                                            Fire Officer Technical
                                                      Competency #7 - Origin
                                                      and Cause
SFO-06 Understanding       4.2.4 NFPA 1021     Fire Officer Technical                    General Psychology I (A)
basic principles of areas 6.1.1 NFPA 1035      Competency #8 - Public
of psychology: physiology, 5.2.2 NFPA 1037     Education Relations and
cognition, motivation,                         Communications
learning, intelligence,
personality, and mental
health.

SFO-07 Understanding        5.2.3 NFPA 1031    Fire Officer Technical                    Introduction to Sociology
basic principles of social 5.2.2 NFPA 1037     Competency #6 -                           (A),             Community
groups, forces, structures,                    Codes, Inspections and                    Risk Reduction for the Fire
processes, institutions,                       Preplanning                               and Emergency Services
and events.                                    Fire Officer Technical                    (FBC)
                                               Competency #7 - Origin
                                               and Cause

SFO-08 Understanding        6.4.1 NFPA 1035    Basic Skill Set                           Beginning and Intermediate
and using the basics of     5.2.3 NFPA 1037                                              Algebra (A)
mathematical models;
elementary concepts of
probability and simulation;
emphasis on business
applications.

SFO-09 Understanding        5.2.11 NFPA 1031   Fire Officer Technical                    Basic Computer
basic principles of                            Competency #3 -                           Applications (A)
information technology                         Administration and
and business computer                          Reporting
systems for effective daily
use.


SFO-10 Understanding        4.7.3 NFPA 1021    Fire Officer Technical                    Personal Health and
and implementing the        5.2.2 NFPA 1037    Competency #5 - Health                    Wellness (A)
basic principles of health,                    and Safety
fitness and wellness.

SFO-11 Understanding       5.1.1 NFPA 1021     Fire Officer Technical                    American Government (A)
the basic concepts of      5.1.2 NFPA 1021     Competency #2 -                           Political and Legal
government at the federal,                     Department                                Foundations of Fire
State, and local levels.                       Administration                            Protection (FBC)
SFO-12 Understanding        4.2.5 NFPA 1021    Fire Officer Technical    ED (R123), EL   Human Resource                CLTO (R815)
functional areas of human   5.2.1 NFPA 1021    Competecny #1 -           (R125), TPM     Management (A)
resource management         6.2.1 NFPA 1021    Human Resources           (R342),         Personnel Management for
and laws; job analysis,     6.2.2 NFAP 1021    Mgmt             Fire                     the Fire and Emergency
testing; performing                            Officer Technical                         Services (FBC)
interviewing, selection,                       Competency #4 -
training and performance                       Human Resources
evaluation.                                    Employee Relations
SFO-13 Understanding        4.2.3 NFPA 1033    Fire Officer Technical                      Fire Behavior & Combustion
basic theories and          4.2.6 NFPA 1033    Competecny #7 - Origin                      (FAC)                   Fire
fundamentals of how and 5.1.1 NFPA 1035        and Cause                                   Dynamics (FBC)
why fires start, spread and                                                                Fire Investigation & Analysis
are controlled.                                                                            (FBC)

SFO-14 Understanding        4.5.1 NFPA 1021    Fire Officer Technical                      Building Construction for       (R831) (R312)
the components of           4.5.2 NFPA 1021    Competency #6 -                             Fire Protection (FAC)
building construction       4.6.1 NFPA 1021    Codes, Inspections and
related to fire and life    4.6.2 NFPA 1021    Prefire Planning
safety; including           5.3.5 NFPA 1031    Fire Officer Technical
inspections, pre-incident   4.2.8 NFPA 1033    Competency #7 - Origin
planning and emergency      5.1.1 NFPA 1035    and Cause
operations.                 5.5.2 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.3 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.4 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.5 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.6 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.8 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.9 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.10 NFPA 1037
                            5.5.11 NFPA 1037

SFO-15 Understanding        4.2.1 NFPA 1021    Fire Officer Technical        CCDM (R297)   Introduction to Fire and        CCIO (R831)     CCIO(R312)
and performing basic        4.2.2 NFPA 1021    Competency #2                 CCNM (R308)   Emergency Services
responsibilities of         4.2.6 NFPA 1021    Departmental                                Administration (FAC)
                                               Administration Fire Officer
company officers            4.4.2 NFPA 1021                                                Fire and Emergency
                                               Technical Competency #3 -
including supervision,                                                                     Services Administration
                                               Administration and
delegation, problem                            Reporting                                   (FBC)
solving, decision-making,                      Fire Officer Technical
communications and                             Competency #9 - Training
leadership.                                    and Development
                                               Fire Officer Technical
                                               Competency #10 -
                                               Company Operations and
                                               Deployment
                                               Fire Officer Technical
                                               Competency #11-
                                               Emergency Medical
                                               ServicesFire Officer
                                               Technical Competency #12
                                               - Emergency
                                               Communications Was Not
                                               Addressed
                                                                      National Professional Development Matrix
                                                                            Managing Fire Officer (FO II)
                                                                                                                                                           Professional
               Competencies and Professional Designations                                         Education                            Training
                                                                                                                                                           Development

                                  Correlating NFPA      ** Correlating CPSE   NFA Courses - ACE                                                           Self-Development &
 Fire Officer Competencies                                                                                *College Courses        State & Local Courses
                                   JPRs/Standards          Competencies       Recommendations                                                                  Experiences

MFO-01 Understanding         5.2.3 NFPA 1031         Technical Competency 3                        Statistics (A)
and using statistical data   6.3.1 NFPA 1035         - Admin & Reporting                           Analytical Approaches to
for basic descriptive        5.2.4 NFPA 1037                                                       Public Fire Protection (FBC)
measures, statistical        5.2.5 NFPA 1037
inference and                5.6.5 NFPA 1037
forecasting.

MFO-02 Understanding         5.3.1 NFPA 1021         Technical Competency 1 CESS (R107)            Public Speaking (A)
and practicing               4.6.5 NFPA 1033         - Human Resources                             Oral Communication (A)
interpersonal                5.2.2 NFPA 1037         Technical Competency 8-
communication skills;        5.4.2 NFPA 1037         Public Ed, Relations &
including perception,        5.4.4 NFPA 1037         Communications
                             5.2.6 NFPA 1041
listening, and conflict
resolution.
MFO-03 Understanding 5.1.1 NFPA 1021                 See Chief Officer                             U.S. Government (A)
American political                                   Requirements
philosophy, social
justice, and systems of
American politics.
MFO-04 Understanding         5.2.3 NFPA 1031         Technical Competency 3                        Critical Reasoning (A)
and using basic              4.6.5 NFPA 1033         - Admin & Reporting                           Research (A)
methods for critical         5.2.4 NFPA 1037                                                       Applications of Fire
analysis of arguments;       5.2.5 NFPA 1037                                                       Research (FBC)
including inductive and      5.3.4 NFPA 1037                                                       Analytical Approaches to
                             5.7.2 NFPA 1037                                                       Public Fire Protection (FBC)
statistical inference,
                             5.7.3 NFPA 1037
scientific reasoning, and
                             5.7.4 NFPA 1037
argument structure.          5.7.5 NFPA 1037

MFO-05 Understanding                                 Technical Competency 1                        Ethics and Values in the
ethical issues; including                            - Human Resources                             Workplace (A)
whistle blowing,                                                                                   Personnel Management for
discrimination, social                                                                             the Fire and Emergency
responsibility, honesty in                                                                         Services (FBC)
the workplace, and
setting appropriate
workplace standards.
MFO-06 Understanding        6.1.2 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 3                   Report Writing (A)
and demonstrating           6.4.1 NFPA 1035   - Admin & Reporting
analysis, research,         5.5.2 NFPA 1037   Technical Competency
problem solving,            5.6.5 NFPA 1037   11 - Emergency Medical
organization, and           5.7.3 NFPA 1037   Svs
                            5.7.4 NFPA 1037
expression of ideas in
                            5.7.5 NFPA 1037
typical staff reports.
                            5.7.6 NFPA 1037
MFO-07 Understanding        5.4.2 NFPA 1021   See Chief Officer                        Public Finance (A)
accounting information      5.4.3 NFPA 1021   Requirements                             Budgeting (A)
as part of the control,     7.2.1 NFPA 1035
planning, and decision-     5.2.3 NFPA 1037
making processes.
MFO-08 Understanding        6.1.1 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1 ED (R123),        Fire and Emergency
the basic principles of     5.2.1 NFPA 1037   - Human Resources      SOIF:EMS (R331)   Services Administration
organization and            5.7.5 NFPA 1037   Technical Competency 2                   (FBC)
management as applied       5.7.7 NFPA 1037   - Dept Admin                             Political and Legal
to fire service agencies;                                                              Foundations of Fire
                                                                                       Protection (FBC)
apply theories to
management problems.
MFO-09 Understanding        6.2.2 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1                   Law (A)
the basic legal system      5.2.2 NFPA 1031   - Human Resources                        Political and Legal
structures and content      5.7.2 NFPA 1037   Technical Competency 2                   Foundations of Fire
as they affect local        5.7.5 NFPA 1037   - Dept Admin                             Protection (FBC)
government and
employers.

MFO-10 Understanding        4.2.6 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency                     Planning (A)
and using the principles    5.2.1 NFPA 1021   11 - Emergency Medical                   Fire and Emergency
and techniques for          5.4.2 NFPA 1021   Svs                                      Services Administration
effective project           6.1.1 NFPA 1035                                            (FBC)
planning.                   5.2.1 NFPA 1037
                            5.2.3 NFPA 1037
                            5.6.2 NFPA 1037

MFO-11 Understanding        6.3.1 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1                   Prevention and Education
the basic philosophy,       5.2.3 NFPA 1031   - Human Resources                        (A)
organization, and           5.1.1 NFPA 1035   Technical Competency 5-                  Fire Prevention Organization
operation of fire and       5.6.2 NFPA 1037   Health & Safety                          and Management (FBC)
injury prevention           5.6.3 NFPA 1037   Technical Competency 6-                  Community Risk Reduction
                            5.6.5 NFPA 1037   Codes, Inspec &                          for the Fire and Emergency
programs.
                            5.6.6 NFPA 1037   Preplanning                              Services (FBC)
                            5.6.7 NFPA 1037   Technical Competency 8-
                                              Public Ed, Relations &
                                              Communications
MFO-12 Understanding    4.5.2 NFPA 1021     Technical Competency    Fire Protection Systems
the basic design and    5.3.10 NFPA 1031    10-Company Operations   (FAC)
operation of fire       4.2.8 NFPA 1033     & Deployment            Fire Protection Systems and
detection, alarm, and   5.1.1 NFPA 1035     Technical Competency    Structures (FBC)
suppression systems.                        12 - Emergency
                                            Communications




MFO-13 Understanding 5.3.11 NFPA 1031       Technical Competency    Fire Protection Hydraulics
the theory and principles 4.2.5 NFPA 1033   10-Company Operations   and Water Supply (FAC)
for the use of water in                     & Deployment
fire suppression
activities; includes
hydraulic principles.
                                                                      National Professional Development Matrix
                                                                          Administrative Fire Officer (FO III)
                                                                                                                                                           Professional
               Competencies and Professional Designations                                          Education                            Training
                                                                                                                                                           Development
                                                                                                                                                           Self-Development &
                                  Correlating NFPA      ** Correlating CPSE    NFA Courses - ACE                                                           Experiences
 Fire Officer Competencies                                                                                 *College Courses        State & Local Courses
                                   JPRs/Standards          Competencies        Recommendations

AFO-1 Understanding          5.2.3 NFPA 1031         Technical Competency 4                         Economics (A)
basic concepts of            6.3.1 NFPA 1035         - Financial Practices
economic thinking; basic     5.2.4 NFPA 1037
understanding of the         5.2.5 NFPA 1037
complex economics            5.6.5 NFPA 1037
problems in modern
society.
AFO-02 Understand the        6.1.1 NFPA 1021         Technical Competency 2 EP(R506),               Principles of Management                               CLTO (R815), LA (R810
field of management          7.2 NFPA 1035           -Goals & Objectives    ELSFEMSO (R332),        (B)
including planning,          7.3 NFPA 1035                                  TPM (R342), ED          Fire and Emergency
motivation, group            5.3.7 NFPA 1037                                (R123), EL (R125)       Services Administration
dynamics, decision           5.3.8 NFPA 1037                                                        (FBC)
                             5.3.8 NFPA 1037
making, organizing, and
                             5.3.9 NFPA 1037
group organizational
                             5.4.1 NFPA 1037
change.                      5.5.12 NFPA 1037
                             5.7.7 NFPA 1037
                             5.8.2 NFPA 1037
                             5.8.3 NFPA 1037

AFO-3 Basic concepts         4.1.1 NFPA 1021         Technical Competency 2   CESS (R107) , ED,     Management in the Public                               LA (R810)
of management and            5.2.4 NFPA 1031         - Goals & Objectives     (R123), SOIF:EMS      Sector (B)
decision making in a         7.3.4 NFPA 1035         Technical Competency 3   (R331), EL (R125),    Political Science (B)
political environment;       5.3.9 NFPA 1037         - Organizational         ALIEMS (R151),        Public Administration (B)
how these concepts           5.3.10 NFPA 1037        Structure                ELSFEMSOI (R332),     Fire and Emergency
                             5.4.1 NFPA 1037                                  EP (R506), CEL        Services Administration
relate to practical
                             5.5.2 NFPA 1037                                  (R816), EAFSOEM       (FBC)
problems faced by
                             5.5.8 NFPA 1037                                  (R306), CCTH          Political and Legal
public administrators.       5.5.9 NFPA 1037                                                        Foundations of Fire
                                                                              (R314), FSFM
                             5.5.10 NFPA 1037                                 (R333), TPM (R342),   Protection (FBC)
                             5.5.11 NFPA 1037                                 CEL (R353), LCFP      Fire Prevention Organization
                             5.7.6 NFPA 1037                                  (R823)                and Management (FBC)
AFO-04 Understand the                                    No Correlation                               History (B)
historical examples of                                                                                Leadership (B)
leadership throughout
history from medieval
times to present day.
AFO-05 Understand the         5.2.1 NFPA 1021            Technical Competency 7 TPM (R342), ED        Human Resource                 CLTO (R815),
theory and practice of        5.2.2 NFPA 1021            - Administrative Polices (R123), EL (R125)   Management (B)
personnel administration      6.2.1 NFPA 1021                                                         Personnel Management for
and human resource            6.2.2 NFPA 1021                                                         the Fire and Emergency
management, including         6.2.3 NFPA 1021                                                         Services (FBC )
                              6.2.5 NFPA 1021
recruiting, selection,
compensation,
performance appraisal,
training, and labor-
relations.

AFO-06 Understand the         7.4.3 NFPA 1021            Technical Competency 1 DFLSS (R362),         Risk Management (B)
factors that shape risk       7.3.1 NFPA 1035            - Assessment &         ASOM (R822)           Fire Prevention Organization
                              5.3.2 NFPA 1037            Planning                                     and Management (FBC)
and the strategies for fire   5.3.4 NFPA 1037
and injury prevention;                                                                                Community Risk Reduction
                              5.3.5 NFPA 1037
including risk reduction,                                                                             for the Fire and Emergency
                              5.3.6 NFPA 1037
                              5.3.7 NFPA 1037                                                         Services (FBC)
education, enforcement,
investigation, research,      5.5.3 NFPA 1037
                              5.5.4 NFPA 1037
and planning.                 5.5.5 NFPA 1037
                              5.5.6 NFPA 1037
                              5.5.9 NFPA 1037
                              5.5.10 NFPA 1037
                              5.5.11 NFPA 1037
                              5.6.2 NFPA 1037
                              5.6.6 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.6 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.7 NFPA 1037
                              5.8.6 NFPA 1037

AFO-07 Understand             5.5.3 NFPA 1037            Technical Competency 3 SOIF:EMS (R331),      Organizational Behavior (B)
and implement an              5.5.4 NFPA 1037            - Organizational       ED (R123), EL         Fire and Emergency
organization and its          5.5.5 NFPA 1037            Structure              (R125)                Services Administration
management in the fire        5.5.6 NFPA 1037                                                         (FBC)
service; organizational       7.2 NFPA 1035
structure, resources,
                              Standards          1021,
finance; planning.
                              1035, 1037
AFO-08 Understand the         7.4.1 NFPA 1021    Technical Competency 5                      Statistics (B)
tools and techniques of       7.4.2 NFPA 1021    - Administrative Support                    Analytical Approaches for
rational decision-making      7.3.1 NFPA 1035                                                Public Fire Protection (FBC)
in fire departments;          5.3.3 NFPA 1037
including data statistics,    5.3.4 NFPA 1037
                              5.3.6 NFPA 1037
probability, decision
                              5.6.5 NFPA 1037
analysis, modeling, cost-
benefit analysis and
linear programming.
AFO-09 Understand and         6.8.1 NFPA 1021    Technical Competency 1                      Political and Legal
function effectively in the   5.2.4 NFPA 1031    - Assessment &                              Foundations of Fire
legal, political, and         5.3.8 NFPA 1037    Planning                                    Protection (FBC)
social aspects of             5.3.9 NFPA 1037
government's role in          5.3.10 NFPA 1037
                              5.7.6 NFPA 1037
public safety; including
the legal system,
department operations,
personnel issues, and
legislation.
AFO-10 Understand the         4.4.3 NFPA 1021    Technical Competency 4 FSFM (R333)          Managerial Budgeting and
principles of budgeting,      6.4.1 NFPA 1021    - Financial Practices                       Accounting (B)
financial reporting, and      7.2.1 NFPA 1035                                                Financial Management (B)
management in                 5.3.3 NFPA 1037                                                Fire and Emergency
governmental                                                                                 Services Administration
                                                                                             (FBC)
organizations;
emphases in the use of
financial data in
planning, control and
decision making.
AFO-11 Understand the 6.2.4 NFPA 1021            Technical Competency 7 ED (R123), EL        Organizational Development
psychological and social 5.6.3 NFPA 1037         - Administrative Polices (R125), SOIF:EMS   or Behavior (B)
factors affecting human 5.6.4 NFPA 1037          Technical Competency 8 (R331)               Industrial Psychology (B)
work behavior and                                - Hiring & Promotional                      Personnel Management for
performance; including                           Practices                                   the Fire and Emergency
                                                 Technical Competency 9                      Services (FBC)
communication,
                                                 - Employee Relations
motivation, leadership,
social influence, and
group dynamics.

AFO-12 Develop skills                            Technical Competency 1                      Professional Ethics (B)
for moral decision-                              - Assessment &                              Decision Making (B)
making in professional                           Planning
life; explore styles of
moral reasoning based
on the differing premises
of duty and ethics.
                                                                       National Professional Development Matrix
                                                                             Executive Fire Officer (FO IV)
                                                                                                                                                            Professional
               Competencies and Professional Designations                                            Education                          Training
                                                                                                                                                            Development

                                  Correlating NFPA      ** Correlating CPSE      NFA Courses - ACE                                                         Self-Development &
 Fire Officer Competencies                                                                                   *College Courses      State & Local Courses
                                   JPRs/Standards          Competencies          Recommendations                                                                Experiences

EFO-01 Understands           7.4.1 NFPA 1021          Technical Competency                            Public Management I (G)
organizational life and      7.6.1 NFPA 1021         1 - Assessment &
key                          5.2.3 NFPA 1031         Planning
challenges/opportunities     6.3.1 NFPA 1035         Technical Competency 2
of managing public           5.2.4 NFPA 1037         - Goals & Objectives
                             5.2.5 NFPA 1037
organizations;
                             5.6.5 NFPA 1037
organizational mission,
values, communication,
culture, policy process,
legislative-executive
relations, and media
relations
EFO-02 Understands           7.4.1 NFPA 1021         Technical Competency 3                           Public Management II (G)
organizational design,       7.6.1 NFPA 1021         - Organizational
personnel, and               5.6.2 NFPA 1037         Structure
management in mission-       5.6.7 NFPA 1037
driven organizations;        5.8.4 NFPA 1037
includes organizational
design, networks,
service delivery,
managing for
performance, and ethical
leadership
EFO-03 Understands           7.4 NFPA 1021           This is a basic skill set                        Decision Making for Public
decision making from         7.5.2 NFPA 1035         that applies to every                            Managers (G)
normative, prescriptive,                             technological
and descriptive                                      competency
perspectives; individual
decision making and
organizational decision
practice; decision
analysis.
EFO-04 Understands            5.4.2 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 4             Public Finance (G)
managerial uses of            7.4.1 NFPA 1021   - Financial Practices              Financial Management in the
accounting and financial                                                           Public Sector (G)
management in the
public sector; includes
fund accounting, cost
accounting, asset
accounting, internal
controls, auditing,
financial analysis and
reporting.
EFO-05 Understands            7.4.3 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1 EL (R125)   Public Policy
the issues involved in        7.4.4 NFPA 1021   - Assessment &                     (G)/Management of Policy
the implementation of                           Planning                           Process (G)
public policy and                               Technical Competency 2
programs; the                                   - Goals & Objectives
                                                Technical Competency 3-
institutional and political
                                                Organizational Structure
constraints on policy
making and the skills
needed to address them.



EFO-06 Understands                              This is a basic skill set          Executive Leadership (G)
the nature of public                            that applies to every
sector executive life; the                      technological
function of leadership in                       competency
implementing and
changing policy;
leadership styles, the
relation of leadership to
its constituencies.
EFO-07 Understands         7.6.1 NFPA 1021      Technical Competency 3             Legal Aspects of Public
the legal framework of     7.6.2 NFPA 1021      - Organizational                   Administration (G) Public
administrative action;                          Structure                          Administrative Law (G)
constitutional
requirements; operation
of the administrative
process; and judicial
review of administrative
activity.
EFO-08 Understands                              This is a basic skill set          Ethics in Public
moral issues in public                          that applies to every              Administration (G)
life; integration of moral                      technological                      Ethics and Public Policy (G)
concerns into public                            competency
discussion resulting in
good policy without
polarization.
EFO-09 Understands            7.2.2 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 8                Mediation & Negotiation (G)
possibilities offered by                        - Hiring & Promotional
mediation and                                   Practices
negotiation techniques                          Technical Competency 9
to resolve disputes and                         - Promotional Practices
disagreements over
public-policy issues.


EFO-10 Understands                              Technical Competency 3                Advanced Organizational
theories and models of                          - Organizational                      Behavior (G)
behavioral science in                           Structure                             Organizational Development
organizational diagnosis                        Technical Competency 5                in Public Agencies (G)
and development (OD);                           - Administrative Support
review of the OD
approach; diagnosis.
Problem confrontation,
and team building.

EFO-11 Understands            7.5.2 NFPA 1035   Technical Competency 1                Program Management or
theory, practice, and         5.6.6 NFPA 1037   - Assessment &                        Evaluation (G)
politics of program                             Planning
evaluation; from simple
feedback mechanisms
to evaluation of large-
scale programs.
EFO-12 Understands            6.3.1 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1                Strategic Planning (G)
theory, practice, and         6.4.6 NFPA 1021   - Assessment &
politics of developing an                       Planning
organizational strategic
plan; incorporating
multiple, diverse
stakeholders.
EFO-13 Understands            7.4.4 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1 LCFP (R823),   Strategic Planning or Plan
theory, practice, and         7.3.1 NFPA 1035   - Assessment &                        Implementation (G)
politics of developing        5.2.3 NFPA 1037   Planning
and carrying out an
implementation plan for
an organizational
strategic plan.
EFO-14 Understands            6.1.2 NFPA 1021   Technical Competency 1                Quantitative Analysis (G)
how to formulate              7.3.1 NFPA 1035   - Assessment &
research questions,           7.5.2 NFPA 1035   Planning
conduct research, and
assess statistical tools or
research methods to
answer different types of
policy or management
questions.
                                                                      National Professional Development Matrix
                                                                                Fire Prevention Officer
                                                                                                                                                        Professional
               Competencies and Professional Designations                                          Education                        Training
                                                                                                                                                        Development

                                  Correlating NFPA      ** Correlating CPSE    NFA Courses - ACE                                                       Self-Development &
 Fire Officer Competencies                                                                                  *College Courses   State & Local Courses
                                   JPRs/Standards          Competencies        Recommendations                                                              Experiences

PUB-01 Understanding         5.2.3 NFPA 1031         Technical Competency     CESS (R107)
the concepts and             6.3.1 NFPA 1035         11 - Life Safety
components of public         5.2.4 NFPA 1037         Technical Competency
education as related to      5.2.5 NFPA 1037         13 - Public Education
fire and life safety;        5.6.5 NFPA 1037
including juvenile
firesetter intervention
and public information.
INV-01 Understanding         5.7.2 NFPA 1037         Technical Competency     CESS (R107)           Fire Investigation and
the concepts and             5.7.3 NFPA 1037         12 - Investigation &                           Analysis (FBC)
components of                5.7.4 NFPA 1037         Reporting
investigations related to    5.7.5 NFPA 1037
fire and life safety.        5.7.6 NFPA 1037
                             5.7.7 NFPA 1037

ADMIN Understanding a 5.2.6 NFPA 1037                Technical Competency 3 CESS (R107)
large record-keeping  5.5.7 NFPA 1037                - Organizational
system that provides                                 Structure    Technical
easy accessibility.                                  Competency 5 -
                                                     Administrative Support
Course Acronyms

ALIEMS     Advanced Leadership in EMS (B, G)
ALSRHM     Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents (A, B)
ASOM       Advanced Safety Operations and Management (A, B)
CCDM       Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Multi-Alarm Incidents (A, B)
CCNM       Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Natural and Man-Made Disasters (A,
CCTH       Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards (A, B)
CESS       Communications for Emergency Services Success
CER        Chemistry for Emergency Response (A)
CLTO       Challenges for Local Training Officers (A, B)
CODES      Code Management: A Systems Approach (B, G)
DFLSS      Developing Fire and Life Safety Strategies (B)
ELSFEMSO   Effective Leadership Skills for Fire and EMS Organizations
EMS:MCHR   EMS: Management of Community Health Risks (A, B)
EMS:SO     Emergency Medical Service: Special Operations (A, B)
EAFSOEM    Executive Analysis of Fire Service Operations in Emergency Management (B, G)
ED         Executive Development (B, G)
EFO        Executive Fire Officer
EL         Executive Leadership (B, G)
EP         Executive Planning (B)
EPBD       Evaluating Performance-Based Designs (A, B)
ERT:IM     Emergency Response to Terrorism:Incident Management
FAI        Fire Arson Investigation (A, B)
FIP        Fire Inspection Principles (A, B)
FSCD       Fire Service Course Design (B, G)
FSFM       Fire Service Financial Management (B, G)
HMIM       Hazardous Materials Incident Management (B, G)
HMOSP      Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices (B)
IITCT      Interviewing-Interrogation Techniques and Courtroom Testimony (A, B)
LA         Leadership and Admininstration
LCFP       Leading Community Fire Prevention (A, B)
LCRR       Leading Community Risk Reduction (A, B)
MAPC       Management for Arson Prevention and Control (A, B)
MEMS       Management of Emergency Medical Services (A, B)
MFPP       Management of Fire Prevention Programs (A, B)
NFA        National Fire Academy
NFIRS PM   National Fire Incident Reporting System Program Management (A, B)
PFP:SS     Principles of Fire Protection: Structures and Systems (A, B)
PRI        Plans Review For Inspectors (A, B)
SACRR      Strategic Analysis of Community Risk Reduction (A, B)
SOIF:EMS   Strategic Organizational Issues in Fire and EMS
STICO      Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (A)
TOSD       Training Operations in Small Departments (A)
TPM        Training Program Management (A, B)
m Incidents (A, B)
d Man-Made Disasters (A, B)
zards (A, B)




ement (B, G)

								
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