- Posted by:
- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- FP 260
- Course Title:
- Emergency Serv Instructor III
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Learn to administer agency policies and procedures for the management of instructional resources, staff, facilities, records and reports; plan, develop and implement comprehensive fire training programs and curriculum; develop evaluation plans, collect, analyze and report data and utilize data for program validation and student feedback. Prerequisites: FP 240 and 250 or equivalent.
Addendum to Course Description
This course is designed to meet NFPA 1041 requirements for Fire & Emergency Service Instructor III
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Safely administer agency policy and procedures for fire training programs
- 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 administration, management, development, delivery and evaluation of fire department training programs and events
- Develop data analysis skills for creating programs and using evaluation and testing instruments for program improvements and growth
- Demonstrate the ability to administer, manage, develop and deliver quality training programs
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: Administer training record systems; develop recommendations for training program policies; identify instructional and organizational qualities for training staff; write equipment purchasing specifications; present evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations
- Instructional Development: Conduct agency needs assessment, design programs and curriculum based on needs assessment that are performance based and utilize recognized adult learning principles
- Evaluation and Testing: Develop program evaluation plan utilizing data from analysis of evaluation instruments including, oral, written and performance tests and course evaluation instruments that addresses instructional methodology, communication techniques, learning environment, course content and student materials; Analyze program evaluation instruments for validity; develop a system for acquisition, storage, and dissemination of evaluation results consistent with agency policies, federal, state and local laws.