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FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY DIRECTOR COURSE (F-89 / T-89)
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This course is
accredited by the FDNY


Introduction / Course Description:

The Fire and Life Safety Director (FLSD) training course provides 31 hours of live instruction in fire and non-fire emergencies.  New FLSD candidates must successfully complete all 31 hours of instruction in order to proceed with the FDNY Computer Based Tests.

The course is separated into two (2) major sections as follows:

  • Fire Emergencies (20 Hours) – Previously referenced as “Fire Safety Director”
  • Non-Fire Emergencies (11 Hours) – Includes EAP, Active Shooter and Medical Emergency Preparedness Training 


What are the qualifications of the Fire and Life Safety Director? (As per FDNY)

  1. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age.  Applicants must present two pieces of satisfactory identification (i.e., driver’s license and passport picture ID).
  2. Applicants must have at least three (3) years’ of full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof), OR 18 months’ full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof) that includes at least six (6) months of continuous employment at one work location (FLSD Qualifications)
  3. Applicants must have a reasonable understanding of the English language and be able to answer satisfactorily such questions as may be asked on the examination.
  4. Applicants must satisfactorily complete (attend and pass) a training course for Fire and Life Safety Director given by a school or other organization accredited by the FDNY.
  5. Applicants must obtain a passing score of 70% on the Graduation Test given by the FDNY accredited school in order to apply for the Computer Based Test (CBT) / Written Exam.


What is a T-89 Certificate of Fitness?

Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director (T-89) is required in any hotel or a commercial building that has a Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan but is not currently required to file a Comprehensive Fire Safety/Emergency Action Plan.

The Temporary Fire Life and Safety Director must hold a valid Certificate of Fitness (after meeting additional requirements, specified in the Notice of Examination) and is responsible to implement the approved Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan for fire emergencies and take actions in response to non-fire emergencies as the building owner authorizes, based on the standard FDNY non-fire emergency procedures and the plan or procedures currently in place for the premises.


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FIRE EMERGENCIES COURSE (N-85) – Class 1 of 2
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This course is
accredited by the FDNY


Introduction / Course Description:

The Fire Emergencies Course (previously referenced as the “Fire Safety Director” Course) is offered as a preparatory course for the Fire and Life Safety Director’s examination given by the Bureau of Fire Prevention of the NYC Fire Department. It consists of a 20-hour (total) two-week program. This course will cover local laws and their execution.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Legal Requirements
    — Local Law 5 of 1973
    — Local Law 16 of 1984
    — Local Law 41 of 1978
    — Local Law 58 of 1987
    — Local Law 26 of 2004
    — 2014 Fire Code and 3 RCNY 113, 2016
    — Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Fire and Life Safety (FLS) Director and Other FLS Staff Duties
  • Building Construction and Primary Fire Protection Systems
  • Other Fire Safety-Related Building Systems
  • Other Fire Safety Operational and Maintenance Requirements
  • Recordkeeping Requirements
  • History of Fatal Fires in Different High-Rise Occupancies
  • Firematics
  • Fire Drill
  • Fire and Life Safety Director Responsibilities in Fire Emergencies
  • Case Study: Fire Emergencies


What are the qualifications of the Fire and Life Safety Director? (As per FDNY)

  1. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age.  Applicants must present two pieces of satisfactory identification (i.e., driver’s license and passport picture ID).
  2. Applicants must have at least three (3) years’ of full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof), OR 18 months’ full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof) that includes at least six (6) months of continuous employment at one work location (FLSD Qualifications)
  3. Applicants must have a reasonable understanding of the English language and be able to answer satisfactorily such questions as may be asked on the examination.
  4. Applicants must satisfactorily complete (attend and pass) a training course for Fire and Life Safety Director given by a school or other organization accredited by the FDNY.
  5. Applicants must obtain a passing score of 70% on the Graduation Test given by the FDNY accredited school in order to apply for the Computer Based Test (CBT) / Written Exam.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.


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NON-FIRE EMERGENCIES COURSE (Z-89) – Class 2 of 2
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This course is
accredited by the FDNY


Introduction / Course Description:

Since September 11, 2001 it has become evident that more aggressive procedures continue to be needed to protect building occupants. Unsuspecting acts and threats of natural disasters, explosions, biological, chemical or hazardous material incidents and other emergencies made it necessary to have a Fire and Life Safety Director (FLSD).

In this course, there will be an overview of various terms, emergencies and techniques that will assist the Fire and Life Safety Director in carrying out the building’s comprehensive Fire Safety/Emergency Action Plan (EAP) documents during non-fire emergencies for occupant safety.

The Active Shooter and Medical Emergency Preparedness (ASMEP) Training Course curriculum provides a general guidance to Fire and Life Safety (FLS) Director and the building owners to mitigate the damage or injuries resulting from active shooter and medical emergency incidents occurred in high-rise buildings.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Applicable Lessons from 911 World Trade Center Attacks
  • Non-Fire Drills
  • Fire and Life Safety Director Responsibilities in Non-Fire Emergencies
    — Non-Evacuation Actions
    — Evacuation Actions
    — Building Ventilation Options
    — Actions and Building Ventilation Issues During Chemical, Biological, or Radiological (CBR) Threats
    — Use of Elevator
    — Building Occupants with Special Needs
    — Situational Awareness
  • Non-Fire Emergency Incidents
    — Hazmat Incidents Involving Chemical, Biological, or Radiological (CBR) Agents
    — Bombs, Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages
    — Natural Hazards
    — Failure of Building Utilities or Systems
    — Civil Unrest and Disturbances
    — Interaction with First Responders
  • Non-Fire Emergency Actions (EAP Actions)
  • Emergency Scenarios
  • Active Shooter Emergency
    — Preparation and Training for an Active Shooter Situation
    — Active Shooter Emergency Responses
    — Real Case Discussions
  • Medical Emergency Preparedness
    — Medical Emergency Response
    — Medical Emergency Scenarios

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Civilian and Uniformed personnel of the Bureau of Fire Prevention, FDNY
  • Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness personnel, FDNY
  • NYPD Shield
  • Active and retired NYPD Lieutenants, Captains and Sergeants
  • Retired Military consultant
  • FSDA and BOMA/NY Preparedness Committee Members
  • Other government agencies published materials (the New York City Police Department/NYPD Shield, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Justice)

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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CONSTRUCTION SITE FIRE SAFETY MANAGER COURSE (S-56)
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This course is
accredited by the FDNY


Introduction / Course Description:

The S-56 Certificate of Fitness is required where a Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator is required by the Building Code for a construction site.  The Construction Site Fire Safety Manager (CSFSM) shall conduct an inspection of the construction site and all fire safety measures on at least a daily basis, and maintain a record when construction, demolition and alteration work is being conducted.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Role and Responsibilities
  • Daily Operations
  • Inspections and Walkthroughs
  • Plans, Forms, Checklists and Logs
  • Signage Requirements
  • Reference Materials

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

 

Special Requirements for the S-56 Certificate of Fitness:

Applicants shall hold or possess ONE of the following Certifications or experience:

  • A Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator Certificate issued by the Department of Buildings
  • At least three (3) years of full-time experience within the past six (6) years prior to the date of the application:
    — Working for a governmental agency or a construction, design or consulting firm;
    — At construction sites upon which “major buildings” (as that term is defined in BC3310.2) are being constructed; and
    — With responsibility for construction site safety and/or supervision of construction
  • At least eight (8) years of full-time experience within the past twelve (12) years prior to the date of the application working for a governmental agency with responsibility for conducting and/or supervising fire code or fire safety inspections or enforcement
  • At least ten (10) years of full-time experience within the past fifteen (15) years prior to the date of the application working as a firefighter or fire officer in a paid fire department.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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COORDINATOR OF FIRE SAFETY AND ALARM SYSTEMS IN HOMELESS SHELTERS  COURSE (F-80)
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This course is
accredited by the FDNY


Introduction / Course Description:

All homeless shelters require an individual holding a Certificate of Fitness for Coordinator of Fire Safety and Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters (F-80).  This certificate is also needed in any building or occupancy required to have a one-way voice communication system, regardless of occupancy classification, that is operated or occupied by more than 15 persons for a period of more than 30 days, including emergency shelters.  The F-80 Certificate of Fitness is premise-related.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Fires in Homeless Shelters
  • Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems Responsibilities
  • Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Fire and Emergency Preparedness (FEP) Staff Training
  • Emergency Drills
  • People in Shelters Who Require Assistance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Standpipe Systems
  • Test, Inspection and Repair Procedures for Fire Alarm Systems
  • Out of Service Situations
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Recordkeeping
  • Safety in Shelters
  • Common Problems in Shelters

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the F-80 Verification Letter of F-80 Application.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and submits both the F-80 Verification Letter and F-80 Application.

 

Special Requirements for the F-80 Certificate of Fitness:

  • A Valid Unexpired School Graduation Diploma
    Prior to taking the FDNY computer based examination, all applicants shall satisfactorily complete an approved course for Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters from a FDNY accredited school.  Applicants must attend all training classes to be eligible to take the training course’s final examination. School Graduation Diploma will be issued after the candidates obtain a passing score of 70% on the Graduation Test. Candidates shall be allowed two (2) opportunities to pass the Graduation Test. Candidates who fail the final examination on the second attempt shall be required to reattend the course in its entirety. The Graduation Diploma is valid for only one (1) year in order to take the FDNY Computer Based Test (CBT) (F-80).
  • Verification Letter
    Applicants must present a verification letter from his/her employer, shelter director or the Department of Homeless Services (DHS).  The letter must be notarized.
  • F-80 Application Form
    Applicants must present the F-80 application form completed by his/her employer, shelter director or the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). The form must be notarized.
  • Audit Requirements
    The FDNY reserves the right to verify the contents of both the F-80 Verification Letter and the F-80 Application immediately after submission by performing an unannounced audit of the contents of the letter.  This audit will occur at the shelter location(s) in which the F-80 applicant is employed.
  • Two (2) Homeless Shelters Only
    F-80 Certificate of Fitness holders can only be certified in two (2) homeless shelter locations at one time without applying for a variance.  Applicants must apply for a variance with the FDNY requesting permission to work at three (3) or more locations.  Both the F-80 Letter of Verification and the F-80 Application for each individual location are required.
  • Exemption from S-95 Certificate of Fitness
    Individuals who are certified for the F-80 Certificate of Fitness will be exempt from having to obtain a separate S-95 Certificate of Fitness for Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems. This exemption is for Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters who work in shelters only.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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FIRE GUARD FOR IMPAIRMENT PREP COURSE (F-01)
This course is exclusively offered in a private setting of your choosing.  Please contact Croker at training@crokerfiredrill.com or 631-277-7602 (Option #2 on the phone menu to be transferred directly to Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute).

 

Introduction / Course Description:

In any occupancy where a required fire protection system is out of service, a fire watch shall be maintained by individuals holding a Certificate of Fitness.  For the initial four (4) hours of a planned or an unplanned out of service condition when the affected area does not exceed 50,000 square feet, the Impairment Coordinator or a trained and knowledgeable person who is capable of performing fire watch duties and is designated by the building owner may perform the fire watch duties.  After four (4) hours of an out of service condition, such patrols shall only be conducted by fire guards holding a Certificate of Fitness.

This two (2) hour prep course is designed to familiarize candidates with the NYC Fire Department study material in preparation for the Fire Guard Certificate of Fitness examination at FDNY Headquarters.  This course provides candidates with a greater sense of knowledge and comprehension in order to successfully pass the FDNY test.  This course is not required by code/law.  To become a certified Fire Guard, candidates must successfully complete a Computer Based Test (CBT) at FDNY headquarters.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Fire Guard Patrol
  • Inspection Record
  • Fire Department Notification and Emergency Procedures
  • Sprinkler System
  • Standpipe System
  • Fire Alarm System
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers

 

Minimum Requirements for Fire Guards:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the recommendation letter.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and provides the recommendation letter from his/her employer.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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FIRE GUARD FOR SHELTERS PREP COURSE (F-02)
This course is exclusively offered in a private setting of your choosing.  Please contact Croker at training@crokerfiredrill.com or 631-277-7602 (Option #2 on the phone menu to be transferred directly to Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute).

 

Introduction / Course Description:

Fire Guards are responsible for eliminating fire hazards and assisting in the evacuation of occupants during drills and in cases of emergency.  This three (3) hour prep course is designed to familiarize candidates with the NYC Fire Department study material in preparation for the Fire Guard Certificate of Fitness examination at FDNY Headquarters.  This course provides candidates with a greater sense of knowledge and comprehension in order to successfully pass the FDNY test.  This course is not required by code/law.  To become a certified Fire Guard, candidates must successfully complete a Computer Based Test (CBT) at FDNY headquarters.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Fires in Homeless Shelters
  • Fire Guard Responsibilities
  • Typical Causes of Fire in Shelters
  • Non-Fire Emergencies in Shelters
  • Emergency Reporting
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Standpipe Systems
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers

 

Minimum Requirements for Fire Guards:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the recommendation letter.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and provides the recommendation letter from his/her employer.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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SUPERVISION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS PREP COURSE (S-12)
This course is exclusively offered in a private setting of your choosing.  Please contact Croker at training@crokerfiredrill.com or 631-277-7602 (Option #2 on the phone menu to be transferred directly to Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute).

 

Introduction / Course Description:

An individual who inspects, tests and maintains sprinkler systems in buildings or structures in New York City is required to hold a Certificate of Fitness.  This four (4) hour prep course is designed to familiarize candidates with the NYC Fire Department study material in preparation for the Certificate of Fitness examination at FDNY Headquarters.  This course provides candidates with a greater sense of knowledge and comprehension in order to successfully pass the FDNY test.  This course is not required by code/law.  To become certified, candidates must successfully complete a Computer Based Test (CBT) at FDNY headquarters.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Responsibility of the Building Owner
  • Out-of-Service Systems (OOS)
  • General Procedure for Recordkeeping, Impairments and Safety
  • Individuals Authorized to Perform Tasks as per NYC Fire Code
  • Definitions
  • System Types
  • Water Supplies for Sprinkler Systems
  • Water-Flow Alarms and Sprinkler System Supervision
  • System Components
  • Hanging, Bracing and Restraint of Sprinkler System Piping
  • Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Frequencies
  • Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Systems Inspections, Activities and Records
  • Local Law 58 of 2009
  • Obstruction Investigation
  • Different Types of Sprinkler Heads and Components
  • Foam-Water Fire Suppression Piping System
  • Review of Major Changes in New Requirements

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the recommendation letter.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and provides the recommendation letter from his/her employer.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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SUPERVISION OF STANDPIPE SYSTEM PREP COURSE (S-13 / S-14)
This course is exclusively offered in a private setting of your choosing.  Please contact Croker at training@crokerfiredrill.com or 631-277-7602 (Option #2 on the phone menu to be transferred directly to Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute).

 

Introduction / Course Description:

An individual who inspects, tests and maintains standpipe systems in buildings or structures in New York City is required to hold a Certificate of Fitness.  This four (4) hour prep course is designed to familiarize candidates with the NYC Fire Department study material in preparation for the Certificate of Fitness examination at FDNY Headquarters.  This course provides candidates with a greater sense of knowledge and comprehension in order to successfully pass the FDNY test.  This course is not required by code/law.  To become certified, candidates must successfully complete a Computer Based Test (CBT) at FDNY headquarters.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Responsibility of the Building Owner
  • Out-of-Service Systems (OOS)
  • General Procedure for Detail Recordkeeping, Impairments and Safety
  • Individuals Authorized to Perform Tasks as per NYC Fire Code
  • Definitions
  • Different Types of Standpipe Systems
  • Preaction Standpipe Systems
  • Standpipe System Components
  • Water Supply
  • Inspection, Testing and Maintenance
  • Signage Requirements
  • NYC Building Local Law 58 of 2009
  • Fire Department Code and Rules (Chapter 9)
  • Review of Major Changes in New Requirements

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the recommendation letter.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and provides the recommendation letter from his/her employer.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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SUPERVISION OF FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS PREP COURSE (S-95)
This course is exclusively offered in a private setting of your choosing.  Please contact Croker at training@crokerfiredrill.com or 631-277-7602 (Option #2 on the phone menu to be transferred directly to Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute).

 

Introduction / Course Description:

Any building with a fire alarm system or other related system, such as a sub-system, is required to have an individual holding a Certificate of Fitness for Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems (S-95) physically present.  This two (2) hour prep course is designed to familiarize candidates with the NYC Fire Department study material in preparation for the Certificate of Fitness examination at FDNY Headquarters.  This course provides candidates with a greater sense of knowledge and comprehension in order to successfully pass the FDNY test.  This course is not required by code/law.  To become certified, candidates must successfully complete a Computer Based Test (CBT) at FDNY headquarters.

Features of this course includes (but is not limited to):

  • Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Components of the Fire Alarm System
  • In Case of An Alarm
  • Fire Alarm System Power Supplies
  • Initiating Devices
  • Sprinkler System
  • Supervisory Devices
  • Communication System
  • Tests, Inspections and Repair Procedures for Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fire Extinguishers

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must have a reasonable understanding of the English language.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) forms of identification; at least one (1) form of identification must be government issued photo identification, such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or passport.
  • Applicant must present a letter of recommendation from his/her employer.  The letter must be on official letterhead, and must state the applicants full name, experience and the address where the applicant will work. If the applicant is self-employed or the owner of the company, they must submit a notarized letter attesting to their qualifications.

Note: Applicants not currently employed may take the FDNY Computer Based Test  (CBT) without the recommendation letter.  If the applicant passes the test, FDNY will issue a temporary letter with a photo for job seeking purposes.  The Certificate of Fitness card will not be issued unless the applicant is employed and provides the recommendation letter from his/her employer.

 

FDNY / Third-Party Fees:

  • On the day of the exam at the FDNY, each applicant is required to pay a $25.00 fee to the New York City Fire Department.

 

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