Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 250

Course Number:
FP 250
Course Title:
Emergency Serv Instructor II
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Course Description

Designed to meet NFPA Standard 1041; Fire and Emergency Services Instructor II. Learn to manage instructional resources, staff, facilities, records and reports; develop instructional materials; conduct specialized and advanced training; develop evaluation instruments to support instruction and the evaluation of test results. Prerequisite: FP 240 or equivalent.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is designed to meet NFPA 1041 requirements for Fire & Emergency Service Instructor II

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Function safely in the classroom and drill ground training environment
  • Demonstrate professional work habits and ethics
  • Gain knowledge and skills in the problem solving process for delivery of fire department training
  • Develop skills in the development, delivery and evaluation of fire department training events
  • Develop skills in creating and using evaluation and testing instruments
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver quality training

Course Activities and Design

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration, and practical application format.  Other instructional methods including guest speakers, research papers, simulations and student presentations will also be employed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discuss the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade.  A course syllabus will be provided.  Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, simulations, demonstrations, projects, research papers and classroom participation.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Program Management: Schedule instructional sessions; formulate budget needs; acquire training resources; coordinate training records keeping; evaluate instruction  

Instructional Development: Create lesson plans, learning objectives, lesson outlines; develop course materials, instructional aids and evaluation plans; modify existing lesson plans  

Instructional Delivery: Conduct class utilizing a lesson plan developed by the individual; adjust presentations to changing conditions in the classroom environment, differences in learning styles, abilities and behaviors; supervise other instruction and students during specialized and advanced high risk training activities  

Evaluation and Testing: Develop student evaluation instruments and administer oral, written and performance tests; develop course evaluation instrument that addresses instructional methodology, communication techniques, learning environment, course content and student materials; Analyze student evaluation instruments for validity