NY Fire Consultants
NY Fire Consultants

Weekday – Tues / Thurs; Fire & Life Safety Director (FLSD), On-Line Course


Course Description



The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) is accrediting an On-Line Fire & Life Safety Directors (FLSD) course.

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 Emergencies with Active Shooter/Medical Emergencies. Component

Required Criteria for online training:
This course content will be virtual face to face technology on learning platform. “Zoom”.

Students are required to have a Computer or Laptop with a camera.

The online class session will be live with the instructor present at all times. Students must remain
visible on camera the entire time the class is in session. Student may turn off camera during a
break until the class resumes. Any student who leaves the cameras view without permission
at any time must be marked absent from the class.

Tests cannot be taken on a mobile device (i.e. iPAD or cell phone). 


  1. All students are required to provide the NYFSI a valid government issued photo identification document such as a State-issued Drivers’ License or Non Driver’s License or a passport at the beginning of a class. This process allows the online instructor to verify the correct person is online during the classroom session. A color copy of the students ID must be emailed toinfo@nyfiresafe.com
  2. Each online classroom training session will not exceed a maximum of 5 hours and 10 minutes in length per-scheduled online classroom session.
  3. NYFSI is required to take attendance at the beginning of a class during the online classroom session, when returned from breaks and at the end of session attendance must be taken the instructor. Attendance must be taken by confirming that the student is online and his/her camera is active. Students camera must remain active the entire time of the class is in session. Student may turn off camera during a break until the class resumes. Any student who leaves the cameras view without permission at any time must be marked absent from the class.
  4. NYFSI will retain all the attendance records for auditors of FDNY at any time.
  5. NYFSI will provide all the students with classroom manual for review prior to the scheduled online class session. This manual will be distributed to the student via email to the email address provided.  The FLSD course must be paid for before the FLSD Manual is electronically send. 
  6. This on-line platform will have the ability for group chat during the online session.
  7. Practical skills exercise or hand on demonstrations will be presented by the on-line instructors camera.
  8. The instructor-to-student ratio is limited to not exceed twenty (25) students per class.
  9. The graduation test will be also conducted on-line under the supervision of a proctor or instructor.
  10. FDNY requires that you attend all on-line classes


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.

Please download the class books before first day of class.

Fire Manual Part I

Fire Manual Part II and Reference Material

Fire Reference Material Only

Non-Fire Manual 

Helpful Links
All classes are taught On-Line.
An FDNY approved and accredited school

Weekday Classes

Our On-Line Fire Life Safety Director’s course are a total of six (6) sessions. The six days will cover Fire Component, Non-Fire Emergency, and Active Shooter/Medical Emergencies components.

This course only accepts Credit Card payments. If you indicate that you want to pay by check, we will contact you for a credit card payment.

Photo ID and Payment must be sent in 48 hours before the first day of class.

PRICE: $490