Instructor I

Instructional Hours: 33.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to organize and teach a course effectively using existing lesson plans. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to plan instruction, using a variety of instructional methods; teach diverse learners; evaluate course outcomes; and address the critical issues of safety and the legal issues of training.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the challenges of emergency services instruction; speaking before a group; safety: the instructor's role; legal considerations; the psychology of learning; instructional delivery practical training evolutions; and instructional media, testing, and evaluation. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, learner presentations and small group learning activities.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in instructional skills, receive a satisfactory evaluation on the final classroom presentation and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written examination. This course satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Service Instructor I.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Instructor I

Instructional Hours: 33.00
Start Date: 03-08-2021
End Date: 03-12-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 06-11-2020
Registration Close: 02-19-2021
MFRI Headquarters
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: Special Programs. For questions contact:
Start Date: 03-25-2021
End Date: 05-04-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 11-25-2020
Registration Close: 03-05-2021
Carroll County Public Safety Training Center
Wait List at:
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact:

Class is FULL with an extensive wait list

On-line Class presented through Zoom / Canvas; Students will meet at class location for orientation and testing

Start Date: 05-25-2021
End Date: 06-24-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 01-21-2021
Registration Close: 05-05-2021
Howard County DFRS Training Academy
Register at:
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact:

Class will meet 5/25, 6/3, 6/9, 6/15, 6/21 & 6/24