Live Fire Training Instructor Credentialing Program

Thank you for your interest in hosting the International Society of Fire Service Instructors Live Fire Training Instructor Credentialing Program. Below is some information in regards to hosting the class, followed by important details that will be needed in setting up the class at your facility. Please review, complete and return with all the necessary documents in order to secure your dates with the program. Thank you!

* 4.10.1 Basic life support (BLS) emergency medical services shall be available on site to handle injuries.

Class specifics:
All students must be an Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) credentialed Firefighter II & AHJ credentialed Instructor I as well as having served a minimum of one (1) year as an instructor.

Prior to the course start date, all students must successfully complete an online instructional platform. Students should allow approximately 16 hours to complete the online portion.

This course is a pre-requisite for the ISFSI Live Fire Instructor Credential - Acquired Structures Program.

Reading Material:

This course references two texts that are not provided but recommended for successful completion:

  • Live Fire Training Principles & Practices to NFPA 1403, Second Edition
  • NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training, 2018 Version

Course cost:

US - $550 members/ $725 non members (prices subject to change based on location)
Canada - $575 members / $725 non members
Price can be negotiated to the hosting department depending on items listed below. The class size is limited to a maximum of 25 students, and must have a minimum of 15 students. Successful completion of the class results in a three-year credential valid in the area of Live Fire Training: Fixed Facilities from the International Society of Fire Service Instructors.

Day 1 and Day 3 of the class will be held in the classroom. Day 2 will include live fire evolutions. Departments can host the class over any 3 days of the week that works best with their schedule and training needs. Dates must be scheduled at least 100 days prior to the start of the class.