Certification Prerequisite & Methods of Evaluation Checklist

Certification Prerequisite & Methods of Evaluation Checklist

The following chart outlines the certification methods of evaluation for each of the NFPA standards, along with prerequisite(s).

Certification Methods

NFPA Standards Prerequisites Co-requisites Knowledge & Practical Skill Requirements

NFPA 472, 2013 Edition – Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Incidents

NFPA 472 (2013)  Hazardous Materials Awareness (Chapter 4)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 472 (2013)

Hazardous Materials Core Operations and Mission-Specific: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Product Control (Chapter 5, 6.2 and 6.6)

  • NFPA 472, Awareness Level

  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 472 (2013)

Hazardous Materials Mission- Specific Competencies

(i.e., HazMat Operations Plus) (Sections 6.3, 6.4, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9)

  • NFPA 472, Awareness Level and Core Operations, PPE and Product Control Level (Chapter 4 and Chapter 5, 6.2 and 6.6)
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 472 (2013) Hazardous Materials Technician (Chapter 7)

  • NFPA 472, Awareness Level, Core Operations Level, and Mission Specific Competencies Level
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 1001, 2013 Edition – Fire Fighter

NFPA 1001 (2013) Fire Fighter I (Chapter 5)

Prior to entering training to meet the requirements of this standard for Fire Fighter I & II, the candidate shall meet the following Entrance Requirements of Chapter 4, which are established by the Municipal Fire Department:

  • Minimum educational requirements
  • Age requirements
  • Essential Job Tasks of NFPA 1582
  • Fitness Requirements
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • NFPA 472 or 1072, Hazardous Materials Awareness Level (Chapter 4)

  • NFPA 472 or 1072, Hazardous Materials Core Operations and Mission-Specific: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Product Control Level  (Chapter 5, 6.2 and 6.6)

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 1001 (2013) Fire Fighter II (Chapter 6)

  • NFPA 1001, Fire Fighter Level I
  • NFPA 472 or 1072, Hazardous Materials Core Operations and Mission-Specific:, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Product Control Level (Chapter 5, 6.2 and 6.6)
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 1002, 2014 Edition – Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator

NFPA 1002 (2014) Apparatus Equipped with  Fire Pump (i.e., Pump Operations) (Chapter 5)

  • Valid Ontario DZ Licence (e.g., See Section 4.1 General; Meets JPRs defined in Sections 4.2 and 4.3 of the standard)
  • NFPA 1001, Fire Fighter Level I
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E) and

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 1006, 2013 Edition – Technical Rescue (Chapter 5)

NFPA 1006 (2013) Technical Rescuer (Chapter 5)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E) and

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

NFPA 1021, 2014 Edition – Fire Officer

NFPA 1021 (2014) Fire Officer I (Chapter 4)

  • NFPA 1001, Fire Fighter Level I
  • NFPA 1001, Fire Fighter Level II
  • NFPA 1041, Fire Service Instructor Level I
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Booklet  signed by Fire Chief/Designate

NFPA 1021 (2014) Fire Officer II (Chapter 5)

  • NFPA 1021, Fire Officer Level I
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills – Project/Portfolio Based Submission evaluated by Lead Instructor(s)

NFPA 1021 (2014) Fire Officer III (Chapter 6)

  • NFPA 1021, Fire Officer  Level II
  • N/A

Practical Skills - Project/Portfolio Based Submission evaluated by Lead Instructor(s)

NFPA 1021 (2014) Fire Officer IV (Chapter 7)

  • NFPA 1021, Fire Officer Level III
  • N/A

Practical Skills - Project/Portfolio Based Submission evaluated by Lead Instructor(s)

NFPA 1031, 2014 Edition – Fire Inspector

NFPA 1031 (2014) Fire Inspector I (Chapter 4)

  • NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials Awareness Level or NFPA 1072, Hazardous Materials Awareness Level

  • Legislation (Online Self-directed)
  • Fire Code Division B Part 2 and Part 6 - Fire Safety and Fire Protection Equipment
  • Fire Code Division B Part 9 - Retrofit
  • Courtroom Procedures

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Skill Booklet signed by Fire Chief/Designate

NFPA 1031 (2014) Fire Inspector II (Chapter 5)

  • NFPA 1031, Fire Inspector Level I

  • Fire Code Division B Part 3 and Part 5 - Industrial, Commercial, Hazardous Materials, Processes and Operations
  • Fire Code Division B Part 4 - Flammable Liquids and Combustible Liquids

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Skill Booklet signed by Fire Chief/Designate

NFPA 1033, 2014 Edition – Fire Investigator

NFPA 1033 (2014) Fire Investigator (Chapter 4)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Investigative Report submission evaluated by AS&E

NFPA 1035, 2015 Edition – Fire and Life Safety Educator

NFPA 1035 (2015) Fire and Life Safety Educator I (Chapter 4)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - In Class Presentation marked by Lead Instructor(s)

NFPA 1035 (2015) Fire and Life Safety Educator II (Chapter 5)

  • NFPA 1035, Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - In Class Presentation marked by Lead Instructor(s)

NFPA 1035 (2015) Public Information Officer                (Chapter 7)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Booklet signed by Fire Chief/Designate

NFPA 1041, 2012 Edition – Fire Service Instructor

NFPA 1041 (2012) Fire Service Instructor I (Chapter 4)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets evaluated by Lead Instructor

NFPA 1041 (2012) Fire Service Instructor II (Chapter 5)

  • NFPA 1041, Fire Service Instructor  Level I
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets evaluated by Lead Instructor

NFPA 1061, 2014 Edition – Public Safety Telecommunications Personnel

NFPA 1061 (2014) Public Safety Telecommunicator I (Chapter 5)

  • N/A
  • N/A

Knowledge - Written Test (Proctor assigned by AS&E)

Practical Skills - Completion of Skill Sheets (Lead Evaluator assigned by AS&E)

National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board®):

To find out what Pro Board® Professional Qualifications are offered by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, please see:  http://theproboard.org/Agencies/Ontario.htm

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC):

To find out what IFSAC Professional Qualifications are offered by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, please see:  https://ifsac.org/images/ca_pdfs_docs/ACCREDITED_LEVELS.pdf