CE 1001: Incident Safety Officer

About This Course

Focus on the laws, regulations, and standards that affect safe operations, employee safety, and healthy work environments.

Students will be applying real-world scenarios through various written projects and comprehension exercises. In this course, students should be able to identify smoke conditions to predict a future hostile fire event; list risk management principles in NFPA standard; evaluate the role of the safety incident officer at various emergency incidents and the post-incident analysis (PIA); and provide information required to conduct a safety investigation.

These programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid, military tuition assistance, VA funding or Learning Partner discounts.


All course materials are included in the course at no additional fee.

Dodson, D. W. (2016). Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Prerequisites to Take Certification Exam

Applicants shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1521 – 2015 ed. Chapter 5 and be a member of a fire department and Emergency Services Organization with at least 5 years experience. For additional information about the ISO Certification Exam, including examination fees, please visit the FDSOA-ISO website.


  1. Students may request a course extension if the course is not completed within the allotted 10 week time frame. Extension options are available, with associated, non-refundable processing fees. Students who do not complete the course with a 70% or higher within the allotted 10 weeks and do not request a course extension will be removed from the course. Back to duration

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