Construction and security professionals required to enforce and perform FDNY task in relation to fire safety need to take specific training courses and at The Safety Group, we offer various programs for certifications. A career in these industries entail proper training in compliance to fire codes and fire department rules and it’s important to be aware of training resources in the area. Through the United Safety Academy, we offer 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 have the best safety methods in place.


FDNY Training


These courses are designed to introduce participants to the New York City Fire Code and the terminology that comes along with it. You will learn construction site fire safety requirements and fire safety plan components. This training also incorporates industry best practices to improve the overall safety and protection in all construction job sites in New York City. Learning about fire protection equipment will help you become prepared in the event of an emergency and it’s important to understand how to use fire extinguishers and other fire safety gear.


Other FDNY Training programs offered by the Safety Group include a Fire Guard Prep Course for Certificate of Fitness for Citywide Fire Guard (F-01) and Construction Site Fire Guard (F-60) training. A Certificate of Fitness is crucial for when a fire protection system is out of service in any occupancy in the city. A fire watch should be maintained by the designated person holding a Certificate of Fitness. Sprinkler and Standpipe Prep courses are also available and they may be required for you.


Department of Transportation Training


This area of training includes Flagger and Certified Signal Man programs for anyone who is required certification. Courses will go in depth on work zone safety principles and the proper signals and safe flagging techniques needed on the jobsite. You will learn how to coordinate traffic movement through the work zone and you will have opportunities to test out your new knowledge through various classroom activities. Certified Signal Man training includes understanding the crane characteristics and dynamics and what the signal requirements are.



Emergency preparedness training programs are designed to prevent tragedies from happening and the construction and security industries are always looking to improve their safety standards. If you are looking to start a career in any of these fields, proper training and certifications may be required, and the Safety Group 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 The Safety Group today to learn more about the different training programs we offer and if your job qualifies for the completion of any one of the trainings above.