Objective: Teach instructors and trainers how to develop all aspects of course curriculum.
Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to; develop course curriculum, create and use needs and risk analysis, create course goals and objectives, lesson plan development, instructional support materials and evaluation instruments. This course meets the competency standards established by the NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Instructor II. Upon completion of this course, candidates will be offered the opportunity to participate in the Washington State Instructor II certification testing process.
Course Content: Major topics covered in the course are;
-Five-step process for planning and training management
-Lesson plan components
-Creating, modifying, adapting, and using lesson plans
-Testing and evaluation
-Management and supervision of training
-Policies, records, scheduling, and standards
-Recruiting and selecting instructors
-Budget and resource management
Methods of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, a research paper, observations, development and presenting a training program.