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FSC 255 Fire Instructor I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Designed to train firefighters and emergency services instructors to teach a fire-related class with basic instructional knowledge and from a prepared lesson plan. This course meets the requirements set forth in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 standard. Prerequisites: FSC140 Firefighter I & II (11) or program director consent.

Prerequisites: FSC140 Firefighter I & II (11) or program director consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define the roles and responsibilities of the fire service instructor I.
2. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the five roles of the fire service instructor.
3. (Synthesis Level) Prepare training records and report forms and submit those forms in accordance with NFPA procedures.
4. (Analysis Level) Outline the components of creating lesson plans in the fire service.
5. (Synthesis Level) Develop course materials so that the lesson plan, all materials, resources, and equipment needed to deliver the lesson are obtained.
6. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate instructional materials so that elements of the lesson plan, learning environment, and resources that need adaptation are identified.
7. (Synthesis Level) Prepare the classroom, lab or outdoor learning environment so that lighting, distractions, climate control or weather, noise control, seating, audio-visual equipment, teaching aids, and safety are considered.
8. (Application Level) Use prepared lessons so that the methods indicated in the plan are used and the stated objectives or learning outcomes are achieved.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 standard, Chapter 4, Instructor I.
2. State of Arizona (Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence).