Within your state, a few fire chiefs (career and volunteer) have begun to question the value of PROBOARD and IFSAC. However, there are some fire chiefs who have expressed that the services provided by both organizations yield great benefits to all fire departments.
You have been asked to deliver a 50 minute presentation at your state’s fire chief association conference. The title of your presentation is “Understanding IFSAC and PROBOARD and their value to the fire service”.
PowerPoint presentation must have 20-25 slides (not counting the title slide).
Have a title slide.
Include an introduction.
Address both organizations’ approach to certification and issuing of certificates.
Explain both organizations’ concept of accreditation.
Identify the Tennessee state fire training agency’s accredited courses and levels (if any).
Identify at least five state agencies and their accredited PROBOARD courses and levels.
Identify at least five state agencies and their accredited IFSAC courses and levels.
Identify at least two non-state agencies and their accredited PROBOARD courses and levels.
Identify at least two non-state agencies and their accredited IFSAC courses and levels.
Explain the return on investments for organization which affiliate with PROBOARD and IFSAC.
Explain how career and volunteer fire department will likely be impacted by their state fire training agency’s affiliation with PROBOARD and IFSAC.
Also, identify which of the 16 life safety initiatives are applicable to this assignment. Although not required, you may enhance your presentation by including photographs and other graphics.
Related NFPA Standard: 1021-6.2.7