INSTRUCTOR I: INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY (2014)


Designed for:  Personnel preparing for a college level fire instructor, Company Officer, or SFT Certified Training Instructor position.


Description:  This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently.  The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications.  At the end of the course, candidates for Instructor I certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments.  The Instructor I will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction.


Prerequisites:  None, but the following courses are recommended:

  • Introduction to the Incident Command System (IS-100.B) FEMA OR
  • ​National Incident Management System (IS-700.A), FEMA

Certification:  Instructor I


Hours:  40

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