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Course Description: We offer preparation classes for the following FDNY Certificates of Fitness for Fire Guards.


F-01 Citywide Fire Guard for Impairment

In any occupancy where a required fire protection system is out of service, a fire watch shall be maintained by one or more persons holding a Certificate of Fitness. For the initial four (4) hours of a planned or an unplanned out of service condition when the effected area does not exceed 50,000 square feet, the impairment coordinator or a trained and knowledgeable person who is capable of performing fire watch duties and is designated by the building owner may perform the fire watch duties. After four hours of an out of service condition, such patrols shall only be conducted by fire guards holding a Certificate of Fitness.

This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued and can be used anywhere within New York City.

F-02 Fire Guard for Shelter (Citywide)

A Certificate of Fitness is required by all Fire Guards in shelters where a sprinkler system is not installed or when a fire protection system is temporarily out of service.

F-03 Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel

An individual responsible for assisting in maintaining fire safety at an approved place of assembly (PA) or temporary place of assembly (TPA) at a specific location is required to hold a Certificate of Fitness.

This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.


F-04 Temporary Indoor/Outdoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel

An individual responsible for assisting in maintaining fire safety at temporary place of assembly events at different locations is required to hold a Certificate of Fitness.

F-60 Fire Guard for Torch Operations and Construction Site

A Certificate of Fitness holder must be present to perform fire watch during hot work operations at: 1) construction sites, 2) rooftop operations where torch-applied roof systems are in operation, and 3) in any building or structure where a torch operation is conducted. A certificate holder is also required at sites when construction, alteration or demolition exceeds 10,000 square feet when fronting one street, 20,000 square feet when fronting two streets, or whenever the building exceeds 75 feet in height.



  • 10 Hour OSHA Construction

  • 10 Hour OSHA Construction – Spanish

  • 10 Hour OSHA Construction – Cal/OSHA

  • 10 Hour OSHA General Industry

  • 10 Hour OSHA Maritime – Longshoring Course #7618

  • 10 Hour OSHA Maritime – Marine Terminals Course #7617

  • 10 Hour OSHA Maritime – Shipyard Employment Course #7615

  • 30 Hour OSHA Construction

  • 30 Hour OSHA General Industry

  • 30 Hour OSHA General Industry for Healthcare

  • 30 Hour OSHA Maritime – Longshoring Course #763

  • 30 Hour OSHA Maritime – Marine Terminals Course #763

  • 30 Hour OSHA Maritime – Shipyard Employment Course #7635

  • 40 Hour Hazwoper

  • 40-Hour HAZMAT Technician

  • Accident Investigation & Analysis and Interviewing Skills

  • Accident Prevention

  • Aerial Work Platform

  • Airline Respirator Warning

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse

  • Conducting arc flash hazard analysis

  • Asbestos Hazards

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Confined Space Rescue

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist Prep

  • Clandestine Drug Lab Cleanup

  • Crane Safety

  • Conducting Tailgate Meetings

  • Confined Space

  • Confined Space Entry

  • Electrical – Competent Person

  • Confined Spaces, Train the Trainer

  • Contractor’s Safety & Health Program

  • Control of Hazardous Energies

  • Emergency Response

  • Crane Signalman Training

  • Crystalline Silica Exposure

  • Defensive Driving

  • Ergonomics

  • Demolition Hazards

  • Designing Training Programs

  • Developing Effective Safety & Health Management Programs

  • Fall Protection

  • Diversity in the Workplace

  • DOT Shipping of Hazardous Materials Refresher

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

  • Drug and Alcohol Training for Supervisors

  • Drug Testing for Commercial Drivers

  • Dust Disturbance & Mitigation

  • General Industry

  • Electrical Safety

  • Excavations – Competent Person

  • Emergency Action Planning

  • Hazard Communication

  • Employer/Employee Responsibility

  • Fall Protection/Working at Heights

  • EPA Lead Dust Sampling Technician

  • HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher

  • Ergonomics in the workplace

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Fall Protection

  • Health and Safety Leadership

  • Fall Protection – Competent Person

  • Forklift Instructor Course

  • Fire Prevention

  • How to manage a dysfunctional safety system

  • General Health & Safety Workshops

  • First Aid/CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

  • Incident Investigation

  • Flagger Training

  • Ground Fault Protection

  • Forklift Operator Certification

  • Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

  • Gas Monitoring and Calibration

  • Hazardous Waste

  • General Housekeeping

  • Jobsite Safety Orientation

  • HAZWOPER: 8 and 24-hour: Emergency Response

  • H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide)

  • Lockout/Tagout – Total De-energization

  • Hazard Communication GHS

  • Indoor Air Quality Management [not mold]


  • Mine Safety & Health Administration

  • HAZWOPER 8-hour Supervisor

  • Introduction to OSHA

  • Health and Safety for Workers: Laws and Regulations

  • Motorized Mobile Platforms

  • Health and Safety Monitoring Instruments

  • Lead Hazards

  • Heat Stress

  • NFPA 70E Arc Flash Compliance Training

  • How to Read a MSDS

  • Maritime Training

  • IATA Training

  • OSHA Inspections

  • Indoor Air Quality & Mold

  • Motivating Management

  • Industrial Safety Hazard Control

  • OSHA Top 10 Most Frequently Cited

  • OSHA Recordkeeping

  • Job Safety Analysis

  • Power Tool Use and Guarding

  • Laser Hazards

  • OSHA-Lead Action Level/Awareness – SPANISH

  • Lead RRP (EPA)

  • Radiofrequency Safety Awareness

  • Machine Safeguarding

  • Principles of Occupational Safety & Health

  • Materials Handling

  • Mold Information and Training

  • Respirators – Competent Person

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Riders Course

  • Rough Terrain Forklift Training

  • Noise and Hearing Protection

  • Roadway Bridge Work Zone Construction Safety

  • National Safety Council Defensive Driving course

  • Safety Management Techniques

  • Powered Platforms – Competent Person

  • Safety & Health During Disaster Recovery

  • Office Safety

  • Scaffolds User Guidelines

  • Recordkeeping – OSHA 300 Log

  • Scaffolding – Competent Person

  • OSHA Seminar for Small Business

  • Soils Analysis and Classification

  • Sexual Harassment for Supervisors

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Subpart D – Construction Health Hazards

  • SafeLand/SafeGoals

  • Stairways and Ladders

  • Qualified Rigger and Signal Person

  • Safety Training Methods

  • Subpart Q – Concrete and Masonry

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Training Assessments

  • Sexual Harassment for Non-Supervisors

  • Roadway Work Zone Construction Safety

  • Voluntary Protection Program

  • Spray Coating Operations

  • Utility Locator

  • Safety Committees

  • Working Around Mobile Equipment

  • Subpart D – Occupational Health

  • Welding/Hot Work

  • Scaffolds Erection Guidelines

  • Trenching and Excavation

  • Workzone Traffic Control

  • Silica Hazards

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction – The Healthcare Response

  • Subpart C – Construction General Safety

  • Workplace Violence – Prevention

  • Subpart R – Steel Erection

  • Suspended Scaffold – 16 Hour

  • Vineyard Safety

  • Winery Safety

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