Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

NFA Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction : 16.00 Hours

Course Description

This two-day course is designed to help fire and emergency services learn what community risk reduction is and how to build organizational support for it. This course will address the challenges that fire departments face in shifting their priorities from response to prevention. In many departments, community risk reduction is still considered a low priority. This course will show you how community risk reduction can help you and your department become more of a community player in times of decreased budgets.

This course includes three units of instruction:

  • Unit 1: Components of Community Risk Reduction.
  • Unit 2: Community Risk Reduction as a Service Priority.
  • Unit 3: Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction.

At the end of this course, students will be evaluated through a 25-question multiple-choice examination. A final grade will be provided to each student. The minimum score needed to pass is 70.

There is a pre-course assignment to complete before class that should take about one hour to complete.

Selection criteria

The target audience for this course may include the following:

• Fire and emergency services personnel who want to learn about community risk reduction.

• Fire and emergency services personnel who are currently involved with fire prevention and have an interest in advancing risk-reduction efforts in their community.

Prerequisites

None


Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact JAMES MOORE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact JAMES MOORE or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

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Fri, Dec 3 2021

 
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