Summary: This manual is intended to be the primary resource for all individuals and planning groups who are involved in instruction. It introduces instructional concepts and prepares the instructor candidate for meeting the challenges, tasks, and responsibilities of developing and teaching fire and emergency services training programs. Training managers and supervisors will find the text useful in the planning of activities such as organizing, budgeting, and conducting traini ...show moreng programs. Fire and Emergency Services Instructor also addresses safety issues and legal concerns, critical topics for both the instructor and the organization.
This updated text meets the requirements of NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Levels I, II, and III, and provides information for all phases of the instruction process. Fire and Emergency Services Instructor describes how to prepare and teach a lesson, how to plan and develop a course, and how to manage a training program. Other topics include the challenges of fire and emergency services instruction, safety: the instructor's role, legal considerations, psychology of learning, practical training evolutions, testing and evaluation, and instructional media and technology.
Additional elements include guidelines to critical elements or procedures, case studies clarifying instructional issues, tip boxes highlighting ideas and suggestions, expanded glossary and appendices, lists of references and supplemental readings, and NFPA job performance requirements. Appendix material also addresses information and forms for live fire training exercises. ...show less