ISFSI Professional Development

Invest in your professional development with ISFSI. Each of the programs offered by ISFSI provides the  student with the most up-to-date instructional content available in the fire service, and are delivered by some of the industry's leading subject-matter experts. The ISFSI has been at the forefront of the modern fire research and education movement and offers multiple dynamic in-person courses to maximize our Member's working knowledge of industry best practices in fireground tactics. The ISFSI also provides the "gold standard" training credentials for NFPA 1403 compliance in Live Fire Training, as well as an avenue to take a Member's training management skills to the next level in our Training Officer Credential program.

The ISFSI Professional Development Programs aim to provide fire instructors with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be leaders in education within today's fire service.

Click on the program you are interested in learning more about to see currently scheduled classes as well as information on how to host the program in your area.

Principles of Modern Fire Attack

Providing a firsthand look at the UL/NIST Modern Fire Behavior/Dynamics research and educating students on how they can be delivered and instituted in their fire departments.

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Implementing NFPA 1700

The ISFSI NFPA 1700 class is a dynamic training opportunity spanning over 2 days, designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, abilities, and resources needed to implement NFPA 1700.

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Law Enforcement Operations on the Fireground

Addressing the roles and responsibilities of law enforcement officers responding and controlling the fire scene.

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Live Fire Instructor – Acquired Structure

Preparing the live fire instructor for the challenges necessary to prepare training plans, developing objectives, and preparing an acquired structure.

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Live Fire Instructor – Fixed Facility

A comprehensive live-fire training program in accordance with NFPA standards.

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Training Officer Credential

Designed to provide instructors with a direct pathway to develop and advance as professional educators.

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Understanding & Fighting Basement Fires

This course presents the data and tactical considerations from the ISFSI/UL Basement Fires research project conducted in 2017.

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Online Education

The ISFSI offers different forms of online education from casual discussions to live instructor-led courses. Each offering hosts Subject Matter Experts discussing training topics relevant to today's fire instructor.

The titles listed below are courses that are currently available for enrolment. Click on the title to access more details including the date and time the course was offered whether live or on-demand. This list includes courses that are being offered as a live courses, courses that are offered on-demand as self-study, and webinars.