Fire & Life Safety Director (FLSD), All 3 components, Fire, Non-Fire & Active Shooter
This is the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) accredited course for Fire & Life Safety Directors (FLSD). The course provides the required 31-hours of instructions.
The Fire Safety Directors, Emergency Action Plan Director and Active Shooter/Medical Emergency courses have been combined into one course made up into three components. This Fire & Life Safety Directors (FLSD) course is covered in three Components
(1) Fire Safety Components,
(2) Non-Fire Components and
(3) Active Shooter/Medical Emergencies Components.
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This Fire & Life Safety Directors (FLSD) course is required for all hotels and office buildings.
Pre-requisite for FLSD F-89: 1.5 years of Fire Safety related experience, including 6 months of experience in one property.
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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.
About the FDNY Certificate of Fitness
A Fire Life Safety Director (FLSD) is required in any commercial building or occupancy that obtained FDNY approval of the installation of a fire alarm system with two-way voice communication, and is required to provide a FLSD or other specified emergency preparedness staffing during regular business hours required by Chapter 4 of the Fire Code.
Any building classified as Group E (1968 Code) or Group B (2008 Code) by the NYC Department of Buildings, which has an occupancy of 100 people or more must have a Fire & Life Safety Director on site during regular business hours. This includes office buildings, public or civil services buildings, and hotels. The Fire & Life Safety Director must hold a valid Certificate of Fitness and is responsible for implementing a fire safety and evacuation plan, training fire safety personnel (FSP), and other duties related to fire safety and evacuation plans.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.
Helpful FDNY Links
- Download the FDNY Notice of Examination, which includes the procedures and requirements to become a certified Fire & Life Safety Director.
- Apply with the FDNY for your Certificate of Fitness for Fire & Life Safety Director. You will also find links for the FDNY’s onsite exam study guides.
- Download the FDNY Verification Letter for Application for Fire & Life Safety Director T-89.
- Download the FDNY Application for Z-59/N-89/T-89 Fire & Life Safety Director Hi-rise & Hotel/Motel.
- Use this link to schedule the Fire & Life Safety Director Onsite Exam with the FDNY.
- Fire and Life Safety Director Qualifications