This is an upper-level course designed for the experienced firefighter, fire instructor candidate, fire officer candidate, or other individual who will be delivering instruction within a fire service organization. In addition to the basic knowledge, skills and abilities required for new instructors, this course prepares the candidate to meet the Instructor I job performance requirements as defined in NFPA 1041 “Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications”, including delivering instruction from a prepared lesson plan, instructional aids and evaluation instruments, adapting lesson plans, organizing the learning environment, and meeting record-keeping requirements.
There is a lengthy pre-course reading assignment and students complete a pre-test, final exam and three presentations during the course. Students should be proficient in PowerPoint development. Course includes homework and independent study.
Course Length: 40 hours
Prerequisite: Principles of Instruction, Firefighter I (EMS personnel are required to have Principles of Instruction)