Fire Officer Prep - IFSTA

Fire Officer Prep - IFSTA


Students should be active firefighters with five or more years experience and have access to a computer with internet access.


Tuition Includes:


Textbook (IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer) is not included with tuition but can purchased through us for $90. Textbook is required for class but it is not required to purchase through us; students can purchase themselves or borrow one from a friend.

Tuition payable by cash, check, money order, cashiers check, or paypal (if using paypal, additional fees may apply - usually about 2%).

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Course Information

This 6 week course meets every Wednesday night from 6:30pm - 9:30pm. Course is designed to prepare students for the fire and emergency services company officer exam based on the IFSTA textbook.

There are two additional 6-week modules that are available which cover test questions from other textbooks.


Steve Colson

John L. McKenna, MPA

  • Retired Chief East Greenwich Fire
  •  34 years of Fire Service
  • Served in EMS, Fire Suppression, Training and Safety and Admin
  • Holds degrees in Fire Science and Public Administration
  • Instructor/Coordinator in various disciplines in the Rhode Island Fire Academy 20 years
  • Serve on the RIFA’s course development committees for NFPA 1021, FAST Company Operations

Grading Attendance and Other Policies

Students will receive a certificate of attendance if at least 5 of teh 6 classes are attended. Students are encouraged to attend every class.

Course Format

The format will be classroom/lecture style with interactive discussion about what questions to expect, how to answer them, and how to take multiple choice tests.

Distributive Learning and Assignments

Students will be given online practice test assignments to do before class.

Location and Times

Course FOP1 begins October 1, 2014 and ends on November 5, 2014.