Construction and Security professionals required to enforce and perform FDNY tasks in relation to fire safety need to take specific training courses and, at NextWave Safety, we offer various programs for certifications. A career in these industries requires proper training in compliance to fire codes and fire department rules and it’s important to be aware of training resources in the area. NextWave Safety offers FDNY Training Courses and Department of Transportation Training Courses in New York City. We are an accredited authorized provider of IACET CEUs. Our Life Safety courses target individuals seeking to secure First Aid/AED certification. Our Emergency Preparedness training programs train the best safety methods, honed from years of experience in the industry.

Emergency Preparedness training programs are designed to prevent tragedies from happening. If you are looking to start a career in any of these fields, proper training and certifications are required, and NextWave Safety offers numerous programs in New York City. Preparing for the worst is a key component to saving lives and we pride ourselves in providing hands-on training in all of our courses. We are an industry leader in occupational risk mitigation. Our seasoned industry professionals are ready to train you! Contact NextWave Safety today to learn more about the different training programs we offer and which trainings are required for your job.


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FDNY & First Aid Training

Construction Site Fire Safety Manager ($200)

This course introduces students to the New York City Fire Code and Fire Department Rules, including their organization and terminology, along with Fire Code construction site provisions and all construction site fire safety requirements. Topics covered will include fire safety plans, inspections and record keeping, training on fire extinguishers, testing fire protection equipment, hot work requirements and industry best practices based on other regulatory requirements like the Building Code and OSHA.

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Fire Safety Director ($225)

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Sprinkler & Standpipe Prep ($85)

S­11 Residential Sprinkler System

S­12 Citywide Sprinkler System

S­13 Citywide Standpipe System

S­14 Standpipe for Multi-­Zone System

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Fire Safety/EAP Director ($150)

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First Aid, CPR with AED ($130)

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Fire Guard Prep Course for Certificate of Fitness for Citywide Fire Guard (F-01) & Construction Site Fire Guard (F-60) ($50)

F-01 In any occupancy where a required fire protection system is out of service, a fire watch shall be maintained by one or more persons holding a Certificate of Fitness. For the initial four hours of a planned or an unplanned out of service condition, when the affected area does not exceed 50,000 square feet, the impairment coordinator or a trained and knowledgeable person who is capable of performing fire watch duties and is designated by the building owner may perform the fire watch duties. After four hours of an out of service condition, such patrols shall only be conducted by fire guards holding a Certificate of Fitness.

F-60 A Certificate of Fitness holder must be present to perform fire watch during hot work operations at: 1) construction sites, 2) rooftop operations where torch-applied roof systems are in operation, and 3) in any building or structure where a torch operation is conducted. A certificate holder is also required at sites when construction, alteration or demolition exceeds 10,000 square feet when fronting one street, or 20,000 square feet when fronting two streets, or whenever the building exceeds 75 feet in height. This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued and can be used anywhere within New York City.

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8-Hour American Heart Association First Aid, CPR with AED ($100)

This course includes the procedures for CPR and choking, heart attacks, strokes, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) introduction, as well as topics such as bleeding, shock, fainting, poisoning, epilepsy, diabetic emergencies, allergic reactions, burn accidents, heat and cold emergencies, head and neck injuries, and musculoskeletal injuries. This National Certification is good for two years.

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