Instructional Hours: 36.00
Course Objective:: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to plan and develop instruction. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to plan and develop all aspects of course curriculum, including a needs analysis, task analysis, course goals and objectives, a lesson plan, instructional support materials, and evaluation instruments.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are planning instruction, the five-step process for planning and training management; needs analysis; course objectives; task analysis; lesson plan components; formats; creating, modifying, adapting, and using lesson plans, testing and evaluation; management and supervision of training; policies, records, scheduling, and standards; recruiting and selecting instructors; and budget and resource management. 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 partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Service Instructor II and Fire Service Instructor III.
MFRI Instructor I (MGMT 110), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Fire Service Instructor I certification.