Chief Fire Officer Blended / NFPA 1021 - Fire Officer III and IV

Chief Fire Officer Blended / NFPA 1021 - Fire Officer III and IV : 340.00 Hours

Course Description

The Chief Fire Officer Blended course is the highest level of Chief Fire Officer Certification Training in the State of Illinois. This course replaces Fire Officer III and meets all the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1021, Fire Officer III and IV (2020).

The Chief Fire Officer Blended course is for Fire Officers who are working at or wish to work at the level of a Chief Fire Officer. Students who have yet to achieve the rank of Chief Fire Officer will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and overcome limitations to succeed in this course's learning components. Fire Officers attending this 13 Module course must be willing to think beyond their present position and manage their time to successfully complete the course. This course satisfies the course completion component for the Office of the State Fire Marshal Certification as a Chief Fire Officer.


  • This course is for students who have applied for and enrolled in the Chief Fire Officer Course through the Illinois Fire Chiefs Educational and Research Foundation. 
  • For additional information, contact IFSI Chief Fire Officer Program Manager Tom Moran at


  CFO Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Program


IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.

If you have specific questions about this course contact THOMAS MORAN

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact THOMAS MORAN or your regional representative.

Upcoming Classes

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skokie Mon, Jul 1 2024 -
Fri, Jan 31 2025

Applicable Credits

Hours 12