WF 201 : NFPA Instructor 1
NFPA Instructor 1
Pass/No Pass grades
Contact hours total
NFPA Instructor 1 is an intensive, instructional methodology program. It addresses the job performance requirement of the National Fire Protection Agency, 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. The course prepares students for planning instruction, using a variety of instructional methods, teaching diverse learners, and evaluating course outcomes. The course also provides guidelines for addressing the critical issues of safety and the legal issues of training, and it provides opportunities for participants to participate in application activities. P/NP grading.
1. List and discuss roles, requirements, and characteristics of instructors that will add to their effectiveness and will help them to overcome challenges in their organizations.
2. Describe the instructor’s role in learning, implementing, and following safety standards and guidelines.
3. List and discuss the general types of laws and the laws and policies that affect teaching and training programs.
4. Discuss legal issues that may arise in emergency services training programs and record-keeping, including issues of torts, negligence, liability, legal protections, and substance abuse.
5. Discuss and compare the processes of learning and learning styles students use in the three learning domains and methods that instructors can use to influence learning and motivate students.
6. Deliver a presentation from notes and from an organization’s already prepared instructor guide or lesson plan and participate in a critique.
7. Discuss methods of planning instructional delivery which includes methods of managing learner behavior, preparation steps for teaching, and maintaining lesson continuity.
8. Explain the purpose of testing and evaluation and describe the steps to take and methods to consider when planning, developing, and assessing testing and evaluation instruments.