This course is designed to meet the needs of the fire officer at the administrative level. The Fire Officer 4 course satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021, Chapter 7 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board).

It is designed around classroom lectures and group interactive exercises to improve your abilities to manage an emergency response department. This includes responsibilities such as employee / employer relations, community risk analysis, and disaster plan development.

Skills taught

  • Community demographics
  • Setting goals
  • Community engagement & involvement
  • Long range plan development
  • Training resource evaluation & planning
  • Risk, hazard, and value analysis
  • Comprehensive planning


Students that successfully complete the program of instruction and pass a written and hands-on skills evaluation will receive national certification through The National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (The Pro Board).

Prerequisites required for certification

Fire Officer 3 (Pro Board or IFSAC)


Textbooks required for class will be checked out to the student the first day of class and will be returned prior to receiving their certificate. Textbooks can be purchased with advanced notice.

Required Equipment

  • Duty Uniform or Business Casual dress
  • Laptop computer with Microsoft Office compatible software (word processing, spreadsheet, & presentation/PowerPoint software recommended) and WIFI capability.
  • USB flash drive (over 1GB recommended)


For open enrollment classes, click on the links below. You will be taken to our registration portal where you will register and pay for the course. If there are no courses listed or if your organization would like to talk about a custom course offering please contact us to discuss your needs.

The following classes are available for open enrollment:

The following classes are available for open enrollment:

– Pro Board Fire Officer 4 –

View Available Classes Here

All fees must be paid prior to the start of the program.

The REACT Center reserves the right to cancel classes not meeting minimum enrollment levels – full refunds will be issued to affected students. Course dates and associated fees are subject to change without notice.