These courses are designed for those fire/rescue members who are interested in developing their teaching and training skills.
Students will learn:
- theory and techniques to deliver instruction effectively from a prepared lesson plan, including instructional aids and evaluation instruments
- how to adapt lesson plans to the unique requirements of the students and authority having jurisdiction
- how to organize the learning environment so that learning and safety are maximized
- how to meet the record-keeping requirements of the authority having jurisdiction
Topics covered include:
- knowledge and ability to develop individual lesson plans for a specific topic, including learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments
- scheduling training sessions based on overall training plan of authority having jurisdiction
- supervising and coordinating the activities of other instruction
20 – 30 hours of learning per level; up to 26 weeks to complete
Theory component is online; practical skills are assignment based
$795.00 + GST per level (two levels for full program)
Purchase through the Alberta Fire Chiefs Association Bookstore prior to the course start date:
- IFSTA, Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition (2012)
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