Wednesday & Friday
Wednesday & Friday
This course will be held in-person on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6 to 10pm at the North Country Training Facility in Bethlehem, NH. The first week will be an orientation on Wednesday only. The last week will be on Saturday, November 18th, all day. Access to the internet is required for the completion of online assignments. This is a early-career level course with a moderate workload outside of class time. Students are expected to perform at or above the standards set forth in NFPA 1041 Chapter 4.
Week 1: Orientation, Wednesday (1 evening, 1800-2100)
Week 2: The Instructor as a Professional, Wednesday and Friday (2 evenings, 1800-2100)
Week 3: Where We Teach, Wednesday and Friday (2 evenings, 1800-2100)
Week 4: How We Teach, Wednesday and Friday (2 evenings, 1800-2100)
Week 5: Testing and Reports, Wednesday and Friday (2 evenings, 1800-2100)
Week 6: Final Presentations, Saturday (1 day, 0830-1700)
Syllabus: Instructor I Syllabus (October 2023)
This course is the first level of standards-based certification available to fire and emergency services instructors. During this intensive six week higher-education course, you will demonstrate 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; organize the learning environment so that learning and safety are maximized; and meet the record-keeping requirements of your organization or agency. This class will be conducted in a hybrid online and in-person format consisting of a balance between in-person classroom sessions and online assignments. Regular internet access is required to be able to complete the online component of this course. To successfully complete this program, you should anticipate one to three hours of additional reading, preparatory work, and homework per hour of scheduled class time. Upon completion of this course, you will have met the professional qualifications standards outlined in chapter 4 of National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) 1041, 2019 edition. If you successfully complete the certification process, you will receive a ProBoard® certification as a Fire and Emergency Services Instructor Level I.
Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration.
Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.
Registration Opens: Monday August 14, 2023 @ 08:00 Registration Closes: Wednesday September 27, 2023 @ 16:00