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CF252-02 - Introduction to Public Fire Educator


This course is designed to provide the new public educator with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully take the first steps as a Public Fire educator. For those who practice the multidiscipline profession of fire and life safety education (including uniformed fire service personnel and other professionals), topics include community assessment and the 5 Step Process for Public Fire Education.  This course serves as an entry level to Fire and Life Safety Educator I.

Course Code



4 Hours


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Maximum Class Size


Required Student Materials

  • Notebook
  • Paper
  • Highlighter



  • National Fire Protection Association Standard (NFPA) 1035,  
  • Professional Qualifications for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator,  2010 Edition


Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course the participant will have an understanding of and be able to develop basic Public Fire Education materials and deliver Fire & Life Safety messages to their respected communities.

Upon successful completion of this lesson, the student shall be able to:

  • Outline the evolution of fire and life safety education in America.
  • Articulate how fire and life safety education integrates into the overall process of community risk reduction (NFPA® 1035, 2.3.1, 5.2.4)
  • Identify challenges to reducing fire and preventable injury (NFPA® 1035 5.3.1)
  • Explain the process of effective community risk reduction by utilizing the 5 Step Process.
  • Identify why leadership is an essential component of successful community risk reduction.
  • Define the five categories used in each level of NFPA® 1035. (NFPA® 1035, 5.4.1)

Other Notes



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