To increase the level of professionalism of the fire service through accreditation of those entities who work with Assemblies within the Congress, for the accreditation of fire service training and/or education, by increasing the coordination of efforts between the Assemblies of the Congress, and serve as a mechanism of arbitration on issues of debate between Assemblies.
The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) is a peer driven, self governing system that accredits both public fire service certification programs and higher education fire-related degree programs. The administrative staff consists of the IFSAC Manager, a Unit Assistant and Student Staff Technicians.
The IFSAC Certificate Assembly provides accreditation to entities that certify the competency of and issue certificates to individuals who pass examinations based on the National Fire Protection Association fire service professional qualifications and other standards approved by the Assembly.
The IFSAC Degree Assembly accredits fire science or related academic programs at colleges and universities. Accreditation is available for both two-year associate degree programs and four-year bachelor degree programs. An IFSAC accredited program indicates that course offerings, institutional support, and qualified faculty are working together in completing their educational mission.
1. 472 Hazardous Materials Awareness, 2012 Edition
2. 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Core 2013 Edition
3. 472 Hazardous Materials Technician, 2013 Edition
4. 472 Hazardous Materials Op Mission Specific – PPE, 2013 Edition
5. 472 Hazardous Materials Op Mission Specific – Product Control, 2013 Edition
6. 1001, Fire Fighter I, 2013 Edition
7. 1001, Fire Fighter II, 2013 Edition
8. 1002, Driver/Operator Pumper, 2014 Edition
9. Technical Rescuer Rope REscue Level I, 2013 Edition (Chapter 5)
10. 1006, Technical Rescuer Rope REscue Level II, 2013 Edition (Chapter 6)
11. 1006, Technical Rescuer Confined Space Rescue Level I, 2013 Edition (Chapter 7.1)
12. 1006, Technical Rescuer COnfined Space Rescue Level II, 2013 Edition (Chapter 7.2
13. 1021, Fire Officer I, 2014 Edition
14. 1021, Fire Officer II, 214 Edition
15. 1031, Fire Inspector I, 2014 Edition
16. 1031, Fire Inspector II, 2014 Edition
17. 1041, Fire Service Instructor I, 2014 Edition
18. 1041, Fire Service Instructor II, 2012 Edition (Chapter 5)
19. 1081, Industrial Fire Brigade Member - Incipient, 2012 Edition
20. 1081, Industrial Fire Brigade Member Advanced Exterior, 2012 Edition
21. 1081, Industrial Fire Brigade Leader, 2012 Edition
22. 1081, Industrial Fire Brigade Member - Interior structural, 2012 Edition