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Y0119 - Instructor I (32 hours)
This course is designed to prepare new instructors, or those wanting to be instructors, on how to organize and teach effectively, using existing lesson plans. In addition, instructor candidates will also learn how to use instructional aids and evaluation instruments, adapt lesson plans, organize the learning environment, and meet record-keeping requirements. This course meets the Job Performance Requirements for Instructor I, as stated in the NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, 2007 Edition. Prerequisite: None

Y0120 - Instructor II (24 hours)
This course is designed to prepare current instructors with the skills necessary to develop lesson plans. Included in this course are: developing lesson objectives, instructional aids and evaluation instruments; how to schedule training sessions; and methods of supervision and coordination of training activities. This course meets the Job Performance Requirements for Instructor II, as stated in the NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, 2007 Edition. Prerequisite: Instructor I certification

Y0121 - Fire Officer I (40 hours)
This course is designed for the fire officer, or fire officer candidate, at the supervisory level. Students will develop a basic understanding in human resource development; community and government relations; administration; inspection and investigation at the company level; emergency services delivery at the company level; and health and safety. This course meets the Job Performance Requirements for Fire Officer I, as stated in the NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition. Prerequisite: Firefighter II and Instructor I certifications

Y0122 - Fire Officer II (32 hours)
This course is designed for the fire officer at the supervisory/managerial level. Students will develop an advanced understanding in human resource management; community and government relations; inspection and investigation; emergency services delivery; and health and safety. This course meets the Job Performance Requirements for Fire Officer II, as stated in the NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition. Prerequisite: Fire Officer I certification

Y0582 - Fire Inspector I (40 hours)
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of fire prevention and fire inspection efforts. Students will develop a basic understanding of fire prevention, administration of codes and standards, the impact of fire behavior on buildings, building construction, fire detection and protection systems, the identification and correct of hazards and field inspections. This course meets the Job Performance Requirements for Fire Inspector I, as stated in the NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Reviewer, 2009 Edition.

Y0581 - Courage to Be Safe® Training (3 hours)
This provocative and moving presentation is designed to change the culture of accepting the loss of firefighters as a normal occurrence. Building on the untold story of line-of-duty death (LODD) survivors, it reveals how family members must live with the consequences of a firefighter death and provides a focus on the need for firefighters and fire officers to change fundamental attitudes and behaviors in order to prevent line of duty deaths. The central theme of this workshop promotes the courage to do the right thing in order to protect yourself and other firefighters and ensure that “Everyone Goes Home” at the end of the day.

Y0580 - Leadership, Accountability, Culture and Knowledge (LACK) Training (3 hours)
This workshop is designed to reach fire officers, training officers and chief officers and provide the opportunity to learn how Leadership, Accountability, Culture and Knowledge can guide them toward recognizing how they can improve both their own and/or their organizational skill set for what each letter represents (L.A.C.K.). While improving Leadership skills, recognizing the importance of Accountability, the impact of Culture and the need for continuous Knowledge, the presenter utilizes the opportunity to introduce the blueprint for the Courage to Be Safe® 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives into the personal and organizational improvement action plan.

These materials can be obtained from:

Fire Service Training Bureau
3100 Fire Service Road
Ames, IA 50011-3100
888-469-2374

Y608 - Essentials of Firefighter I (96 Hours)
The Firefighter I course is structured for competency-based group instruction of the Firefighter I information presented in the IFSTA "Essentials of Fire Fighting" (4th Edition). It addresses the standards covered in NFPA 1001 (2002) Chapter 5 with the exception of those objectives related to response to hazardous materials at the awareness level (NFPA 472). The firefighter I will receive knowledge and skills to function as an integral member of a firefighting team under direct supervision in hazardous conditions.

Y609 - Essentials of Firefighter II (45 Hours)
The Firefighter II course is structured for competency-based group instruction of the Firefighter II information presented in the IFSTA "Essentials of Fire Fighting" (4th Edition). It addresses the standards covered in NFPA 1001 (2002) Chapter 6 with the exception of those objectives related to response to hazardous materials at the operations level (NFPA 472). The firefighter II will receive the knowledge and skills to function under general supervision.

These materials can be purchased directly from:

Fire Protection Publications/IFSTA
Oklahoma State University
930 North Willis
Stillwater, OK 74078
405-744-5723
800-654-4055
www.ifsta.org

Questions on how the Fire Service Training Bureau has used these materials can be directed to:

Fire Service Training Bureau
3100 Fire Service Road
Ames, IA 50011-3100
888-469-2374