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Training & Education Programs
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor

Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I
Med Release Required? No
Textbook: The requires text for this course is International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition. This text is provided as part of the course. While not required, the IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Study Guide is a valuable tool to help prepare for each lesson in the course and for the certification exam. The study guide is available for purchase for the IFSTA website: https://shop.ifsta.org/
Hours: 40
Description: This program provides the aspiring fire and emergency services instructor with basic knowledge to prepare and deliver modern training programs.
This course is a hybrid class; meaning the course is comprised of both in-class, and online assignments and lectures. Regular internet access is required to be able to complete the online component of this course.
After completing the course the student will have met the sections for Fire Instructor I in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, 2012 edition, professional qualifications standard. Students who successfully complete the certification process will be ProBoard Certified as Instructor I.
Prerequisites: Must be certified as either Firefighter I or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician.
Must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an active firefighter in order to become State Fire Instructor.
Dress Code: Students are required to wear business attire for each class. Male students should wear a shirt and tie with appropriated pants and shoes. Female may wear suitable business attire such as blouse with skirt or slacks. Suits and department uniform shirt with tie and formal pants are also acceptable. Prohibited apparel: Students may not wear jeans, shorts, t-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, or sneakers to class.
Equipment: Computer with reliable internet access.
Class Size: 20 (minimums apply)
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Fire and Emergency Services Instructor II
Med Release Required? No
Textbook: The required text for this course is International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition. The text is provided as part of this course. While not required, the IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Study Guide is a valuable tool to help prepare for each lesson in the course and for the certification exam. The study guide is available for purchase through the IFSTA website at: https://shop.ifsta.org/
Hours: 36
Description: The course is designed for the Fire Service Instructor who, in addition to meeting Instructor I qualifications, wants to develop the knowledge and ability to develop individual lesson plans for a specific topic including learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments; schedule training sessions based on overall training plans of the authority having jurisdiction; and supervise and coordinate the activities of other instructors.
This course is a hybrid class meaning the course is comprised of both in-class, and online assignments and lectures. Regular internet access is required to be able to complete the online component of this course. After completing the course the student will have met the sections for Fire Instructor II in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, 2012 edition, professional qualifications standard. Students who successfully complete the certification process will be ProBoard certified as Instructor II
Prerequisites: Must be certified as Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I
Must be certified as either Firefighter I or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an active firefighter in order to become a State Fire Instructor.
Dress Code: Students are required to wear business attire for each class. Male students should wear a shirt and tie with appropriate pants and shoes. Females may wear suitable business attire such as a blouse with skirt or slacks. Suits and department uniform shirt with tie and formal pants are also acceptable. Prohibited attire: Students may not wear jeans, shorts, t-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, or sneakers to class.
Equipment: Computer with reliable internet access.
Class Size: 16 (minimums apply)
 
 
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor III
Med Release Required? No
Textbook: The required text for this course is International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition. The text is provided as part of the course. While not required, the IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Study Guide is a valued tool to help prepare for each lesson in the course and for the certification exam. The study guide is available for purchase through the IFSTA website: https://shop.ifsta.org/
Hours: 36
Description: This course is intended for the Instructor II who is ready to assume a leadership role by moving into the upper management level of his/her department and wants to develop the knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive training curricula and programs for use by single or multiple organizations; conduct organizational need analysis; and develop training goals and implementations strategies.
This course is a hybrid class; meaning the course is comprised of both in-class, and online assignments and lectures. Regular internet access is required to be able to complete the online component of this course.
After completing the course the student will have met the sections required for Fire Instructor III in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, 2012 edition, professional qualifications standard. Students who successfully complete the certification process will be ProBoard certified as Instructor III.
Prerequisites: Must be certified as a Fire and Emergency Services Instructor II
Must be certified as either Firefighter I or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an active firefighter in order to become a State Fire Instructor.
Dress Code: Students are required to wear business attire for each class. Male students should wear a shirt and tie with appropriate pants and shoes. Females may wear suitable business attire such as a blouse with skirt or slacks. Suits and department uniform shirt with tie and formal pants are also acceptable. Prohibited Attire: Students may not wear jeans, shorts, t-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, or sneakers to class.
Equipment: Computer with reliable internet access.
Class Size: 16 (minimums apply)
 
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