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Provides firefighting personnel with knowledge/skills to meet the standards set out in NFPA 1041.
This course provides firefighting personnel with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. The objectives of the course is to provide entry level training in company ops and admin at first line supervisory level. The course is designed for individuals who want to develop the knowledge and ability to deliver instruction effectively from a prepared lesson plan, including instructional aids and evaluation instruments; adapt lesson plans to the unique requirements of the students and the authority having jurisdiction; organize the learning environment so that learning is maximized; and meet the record-keeping requirements of the authority having jurisdiction. Areas covered include: communication, concepts of learning, human relations in the teaching-learning environment, methods of teaching, organizing the learning environment, records and reports, testing and evaluation, instructor’s roles and responsibilities, teaching techniques, and use of instructional materials. Candidates will be expected to perform an instructional presentation to an audience to obtain certification.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to find ways to effectively manage human resources; community/public relations; fire department organizations and administration, including budgets, reports, and planning; fire inspection, investigation, and public education; emergency service delivery; and safety.
Tuesdays/Thursdays: 6pm to 10pm
Saturdays: 8am to 4pm
Students must pre-register in ACADIS
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The Working Engine
Instructor: Nicholas Kieta, Firefighter, South Bend Fire Department Andrew Semethy, Crown Point Fire Department Brian William, South Bend Fire Description: The Two Day Course, The Working Engine is a true 16 hours of Hands-on Training focused on maximizing an engine company’s efficiency on the fireground regardless of staffing. By utilizing a mix of classic and modern engine techniques instructors will provide a systematic approach to aggressively accomplish the three most critical tasks on the fire ground, Extinguishment, Search and Ventilation. Topics covered include,…