Fire Department Administrator

Course Hours: 64.0 Hours

Course Description

This course of training is for Fire and Emergency Services personnel at the Chief Officer Level. This course is targeted toward the Deputy or Assistant Chief Officer or Company Officer aspiring to become a Chief Officer. Topics will include Leadership, Budgeting, Personnel Management, Training, Operations, Fire Prevention, Strategic Planning, and more. The class will meet one day a week for 8 sessions. There is a mandatory strategic planning project that must be presented on campus to the instructor 60 days after the last day of class.


Letter from Fire Chief. It is highly recommended to have completed Fire Department Management due to many topics being a continuation from that course.

Who Should Attend

Battalion Chiefs, Deputy Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, and Fire Chiefs or those working toward these positions.

Special Notes

This class meets and exceeds NFPA 1021 requirements for NPQ Fire Officer III.   The NPQ Fire Officer III test is the end of course test and will be on the last day of class.    Students must bring with them their Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training ID number on the test day.

This course does have a project assignment that is due 60 days after the last day of the advertised date of the class.  The students must come back to campus to present their completed project.  The exact date for this project presentation will be sent to the students well in advance to allow for planning.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
10/19/2021 12/14/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA21530