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Fire Instructor I: Instructional Methodology

Course Description:  This course provides the skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Instructor I certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments. The Instructor I will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction. Personnel preparing for a college level fire instructor, Company Officer, or SFT Certified Training Instructor position.
  • Certificates Issued:   State Fire Marshal : Instructor I Certificate
  • Prerequisites:  Introduction to the Incident Command System (IS-100.B), FEMA or National Incident Management System (IS-700.A), FEMA
  • Materials Needed:  Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th edition, IFSTA 2012, ISBN 9780879394417 • Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice, 2nd edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014, ISBN: 9781449670832
  • Attire for Course:  Business Casual


Mid Valley Regional Fire Training Center
9594 E American Ave
Del Rey , CA 93616

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel class 14 days prior to the first day of class, you will receive your full registration amount.