NY Fire Consultants
NY Fire Consultants

Saturday Classes: Fire & Life Safety Director (FLSD), Fire & Non-Fire With Active Shooter


Course Description


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 two components. This Fire & Life Safety Directors (FLSD) course is covered in Two Components
(1) Fire Safety Components,
(2) Non-Fire Components with Active Shooter/Medical Emergencies Components.


  • Starting on 4/1/2019, the 4-hour ASMEP course is not offered separately, it must be combined with the 7-hour EAP course to become the 11-hour Non-Fire FLSD course.)

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.


Additional Info

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.

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All classes are taught at NY Fire Safety Institute, located in The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, Suite 618 (8th Avenue at West 34th Street). See below for directions.
An FDNY approved and accredited school

Saturday Classes

We offer Saturday-only classes for a total of six (6) classes.
1st Saturday – Fire Class
2nd Saturday – Fire Class
3rd Saturday – Fire Class
4th Saturday – Fire class, Review & Fire Test
5th Saturday – Non-Fire Emergencies
6th Saturday – Non-Fire plus the Active Shooter/Medical Emergencies class followed by a test on the 11 hours of Non-Fire Emergencies.

PRICE: $500

(includes book)