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Fire and Life Safety Educator 1 - 45 hours

  • July 29, 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • August 02, 2024
  • 5:00 PM
  • Broward County Sheriff's Office 17300 Royal Palm Blvd. Weston, FL 33326
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The Florida Association of Fire and Life Safety Educators Section of
the Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association
Presents

Fire & Life Safety Educator 1

Instructor:
Melanie Brocato, M.Ed.
Life Safety Educator
Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue & Emergency Services

This course is designed to provide the public educator with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully perform as a fire and life safety educator as addressed in NFPA 1035. For those who practice the multidiscipline profession of fire and life safety educator (including uniformed fire service personnel and other professionals), topics include fire behavior, community assessment, and injury prevention. The student will also develop presentation skills and learn how to formulate public education programs.

This course meets the national certification criteria for Fire and Life Safety Education, Level I.

This course is intended to help prepare the attendee to obtain the Florida Fire and Life Safety Educator Certificate of Competency.  For that complete list of requirements click here:

Date: July 29th through August 2nd.  

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day

Location:
Broward County Sheriff's Office
17300 Royal Palm Blvd. Weston, FL 33326

NOTE: Students must have and bring a copy of the 

Fire and Life Safety Educator Book: Principles and Practices (2nd. Edition)
Jones & Bartlett ISBN 978-1284041972

Instructor: Melanie Brocato, M. Ed. Life Safety Educator
Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue & Emergency Services

Melanie Brocato has been a dedicated professional educator in Broward County for the past two decades. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University and has recently fulfilled the requirements for an Education Specialist degree from the University of West Florida as part of her pursuit of a Doctorate degree in Education. Currently, she serves as a Life Safety Educator at the Broward Sheriff’s Office Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services, where she designs and delivers innovative public education programs tailored to diverse communities. Melanie is certified as a CPR Instructor, Child Passenger Safety instructor, Stop the Bleed Instructor, Certified Youth Firesetter Prevention Program Manager, and Fire Service Instructor I. Her areas of expertise include CPR training, bleeding control techniques, teen driver safety, child passenger safety, and various fire safety education programs. Throughout her career, Melanie has been honored with numerous awards and accolades in recognition of her unwavering commitment to service.

Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA $125 for non FFMIA members           

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $95.00 to be able to use the member rate.

Point of Contact:

Melanie Brocato, M.Ed.
Life Safety Educator
Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue & Emergency Services
275 Bonaventure Blvd.
Weston, FL 33326
Fire Marshals Office: 954-831-8210
Melanie_Brocato@sheriff.org

or 

Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 407-232-2807

RN: ATPC19740
Class: 136070

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