This course is designed to prepare students to meet and exceed the specific job functions as identified in NFPA 1521,Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer. The course covers the fundamental coverage of job functions for successful handling of incidents involving hazardous materials, technical rescue, wildland fire, and other disasters along with the critical skills required to be a proficient Safety Officer, including the processes of reading smoke, anticipating risk, predicting building collapse, and improving firefighter rehabilitation. Successful completion will allow students to sit for Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification exam.

Prerequisites: Fire Service Instructor I and Fire Officer I

Host: Holts Summit Fire Protection District 557 South Summit Drive Holts Summit MO

Contact: Lisa Wehmeyer at 573-690-9434 or

Sessions: Blended learning will begin on May 1, 2024. Practical portion and evaluation will be  May 31-June 2, 2024   08:00-17:00 each day

Partners: Missouri Division of Fire Safety

Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire Education Fund.