These courses are designed for those fire/rescue members who are interested in developing their teaching and training skills. Students will learn the theory and techniques 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 authority having jurisdiction; organize the learning environment so that learning and safety are maximized; and meet the record-keeping requirements of the authority having jurisdiction. Topics covered include the knowledge and ability to develop individual lesson plans for a specific topic including learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments; schedule training sessions based on overall training plan of authority having jurisdiction; and supervise and coordinate 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 (2 levels for full program)
Purchase through the Alberta Fire Chiefs Association Bookstore prior to the start date of course:
IFSTA, Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition (2012)
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