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FIND THE CERTIFICATIONS
THAT ARE RIGHT FOR YOU
NFPA Certification Programs are available at three levels to accommodate whatever stage you are at in your career, including:
ASSOCIATE LEVEL CERTIFICATION - Indicate your understanding of critical information and safety essentials and establish your aptitude with a NFPA Associate Level Certification.
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL CERTIFICATION - Demonstrate your professional standing and job knowledge and expand your credentials by achieving a Professional Level Certification from NFPA.
EXPERT LEVEL CERTIFICATION - Advance your career, confirm your ability, and establish yourself as a leader in your field with an NFPA Expert Level Certification.
Initially, certification served to provide me an added level of confidence for what I was doing. Later in my career, it proved to be acknowledged by promotional boards as symbolic of quality and merit in the fire prevention industry.”
R. T. Leicht
Chief of Fire Protection
Delaware’s State Fire Marshals Office
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Clients, employers, peers, and the public are challenging skilled personnel to provide proof of competency in their areas of practice. At NFPA, we recognize your need to confirm your professional credibility and provide certification programs that indicate your education, know-how, and experience by meeting eligibility requirements as specified by NFPA as the certifying body and completing a rigorous examination.