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Bureau of Training & Certification
Training & Education
Specialty Programs

Course Name: New Instructor Orientation Train-the-Trainer
Career Track: Instructor
Hours: 8
Description: The class is required for State and Staff Instructors who intend to provide instruction for certification courses with the State. Topics include a review of the Jone and Bartlett Second Edition Fundamentals of Firefighting Curriculum, DOT EMS curriculum review, learning disabilities, diversity issues in the classroom, and the Instructor's administrative responsibilities and expectations in the classroom.
Prerequisites: Certified Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I,II,III, 3 years of experience, for fire instructors 85% or highter on FFI exam parts A and B OR and 85% on any certification exam that the instructor wishes to instruct.
Equipment needs: None
Class Size: Variable
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Course Name: Instructor Mentor Train-the-Trainer
Career Track: Instructor
Hours: 4
Description: The class is required for State and Staff Instructors who intend to provide mentoring instruction for new instructors who have just completed the Instructor I,II,III programs. This program shows participants the difference between coaching and counselling, the proper steps to evaluate and debrief with new instructors during and after a presentation, and how to properly document their evaluations.
Prerequisites: Certified Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I, III, or III bridge, 3 years of instructional experience, taught no less than four (4) programs (as the lead or primary instructor) and are a current instructor in good standing with the Division free from discipline or investigation
Equipment needs: None
Class Size: Variable
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Course Name: Flashover Recognition
Career Track: Firefighter
Hours: 8
Description: Flashover recognition is designed to introduce the student to the conditions that can lead to a devastating flashover during fire operations. The student will be shown how flashover conditions develop and the warning signs that may be present that will allow the student to recognize that a flashover is possible.

The student will participate in an actual flashover scenario in the flashover simulator located at the Academy.

Note: This program can be expanded to 16 hours to instruct the student in survival techniques if a flashover should occur.

Prerequisites: Firefighter I or SCBA certification
Equipment needs: Personal protective clothing, including SCBA
Class Size: 20 (minimums apply)
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Course Name: Rapid Intervention Team Training (RIT)
Career Track: Firefighter
Hours: 20
Description: The Firefighter will be provided with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate as a member of a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), including how to perform rescues of firefighters that have become trapped or lost, and to utilize approrpiate self-rescue procedures when confronted with life threatening conditions. Additionally, the Firefighter will be able to recognize factors and conditions that relate to firefighter safety and survival at emergency incidents.
Prerequisites: Firefighter I
Equipment needs: Personal protective clothing, including SCBA
Class Size: 24 (minimums apply)
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