FastTrack Credentialing Program

FASTTRACK CERTIFICATION PILOT PROGRAM SNAPSHOT

Overview

  • The FastTrack credentialing program is a temporary Pilot Program that responds to the impacts of COVID‐19 & to increase individuals taking NFPA exams.
  • The FastTrack Program was created from a collaborative process of a Board Member Task Force.
  • This program was unanimously approved by the Board.
  • The Task Force will perform a review and re‐evaluation of the program in six months.
  • Staff will be tracking and reporting of issues discovered during the pilot time frame.
  • NFPA FastTrack Procedures.

Certification – FastTrack Fees

  • PACE® & PCCE® Application Fees reduced to $250
  • PACE® & PCCE® Reapplication/Retest Fees reduced to $150
  • PACE® & PCCE® Renewal Fee reduced to $50
  • 60 Day Extension or Retroactive Extension fee reduced to $15
  • Suspension of the $25 processing fee
     

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Additional Enhancements to the FastTrack Process


Prometric Begins Offering Proproctor® Option to NFPA Certification Candidates

  • Two ways to take the exam
    • On site in a Prometric Testing Center
    • Through a remotely‐proctored, internet‐enabled location of your choice using your computer’s camera and microphone
  • Interested in testing from home? View this demo to learn more: Demo of the ProProctor® experience
  • Click here to check if your computer meets the requirements to use ProProctor® before scheduling
  • No additional fees to choose the remote proctoring option
  • As always, your Authorization to Test email upon application approval will contain details regarding both testing option.

PEG and NFPA partner to offer Free Review Courses for PACE® and PCCE®



Certification FastTrack Effects on the NFPA Credentialing Program (“FastTrack”)

  • Reduction in certification fees
  • Streamlined application process
  • Reduction of document requirements
  • Attestation of candidates to NFPA requirements
  • Audit 5% of applications and renewals
  • Streamlined Appeal Process

FastTrack Board Task Force Members

  • VPDM, Tom Stephenson, ILAP
  • VPDPC, Linda Odermott, RP®, OCP
  • Region I Director, Brenda Cothary
  • Region II Director, Lisa Lynch, CRP ™, CEDS
  • Region III Director, Tracey Woosley, RP ®
  • Region IV Director, Cathy Allard, CP
  • Region V Director, Becky Reedy
  • Consultant, Michael Reed, Founding Partner, Block|Reed
  • With additional input and guidance from
    • Interim Executive Director, Dara Rudick, CEO, MHQ LLC
    • Certifications Manager, Leslie Johnson
    • President, Nita Serrano, RP ®, AACP
    • Treasurer, Lori Wagner, RP ®, IRP
    • VPDPD, Theda Yandell, RP ®
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