Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters
This is the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) approved course for the Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems required before taking the FDNY exam. It consists of two 4-hour classes that are held once a quarter.
FDNY requires that you attend all classes and receive a mark of 70% on NYFSI’s final exam for this course. Those passing with a mark of 70% or higher are granted a diploma from NYFSI, which must be presented at the Fire Department.
All students should read our Definitions & Terminology document before the first class. Once you have completed and paid for registration of this course, there will be a download link in your Order Confirmation email whereby you can download the document.
About the FDNY Certificate of Fitness
All homeless shelters require an individual holding a Certificate of Fitness for Coordinator of Fire Safety and Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters (F-80).
This certificate is also needed in any building or occupancy required to have a one-way voice communication system, regardless of occupancy classification, that is operated or occupied by more than 15 persons for a period of more than 30 days, including emergency shelters.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.
Prior to taking the computer-based examination at 9 Metro Tech Center, all applicants shall satisfactorily complete an approved course for Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters. Applicants must attend all training classes to be eligible to take the training course’s final examination. School Graduation Diploma will be issued after the candidates obtain a passing score of 70% on the Graduation Test.
Download the Definitions & Terminology document which all students should read before the first day of class.