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Download Registration Packet Here: Spring Fire Instructor I & II PFD-Oxford County (pdf)
FEBRUARY 24TH, 2018 @ 0830-1630
CLASS HELD ON SATURDAYS: 0830-1630
COURSE LOCATION: PARIS FIRE DEPT 137 Western Ave. Paris ME 04821
Course Description: This 60 +/ – hour course is designed to meet or exceed Fire Instructor I & II as identified by the National Professional Qualifications Standards. Class time is spent on instructor roles, audience analysis, communication skills, the writing of objectives, simulations and evaluation methods. Each student is required to prepare and deliver both a 10-minute and a 20-minute classroom presentation. Each student will be provided Jones & Bartlett texts and workbooks. This course is an advance level of education and requires the use of a laptop or computer and access to the internet, with assignments to be completed online.
Recognition /Credit: All students who successfully complete the course of training will receive a certificate of completion as meeting the NFPA 1041 standard for Fire Service Instructor I & II Professional Qualifications. A minimum of 3 credit hours will be available to apply to the SMCC Fire Science Technology Degree program per level awarded. Maine EMS CEH’s may be available along with recognition as an EMS instructor. Check with your regional EMS director for information.
Preferred Prerequisites: NFPA Fire Fighter I and II and 3 years of Fire Service Experience. Only those course participants who meet NFPA Fire Fighter I and II and 3 years of fire service experience prerequisites will be eligible to participate in the certification written examination at the end of the course. Copies of your certification will be required before entry into the certification written exam(s).
This program, once successfully completed, will provide the student with Fire Instructor I & II certification. Students are required to attend all class dates scheduled. This course is a very interactive program requiring Student participation. Students are required to speak in front of the class and will be required to present a lesson to their peers in a 10 minute and then a 20 minute format from a prepared lesson plan. There are weekly quizzes with a final examination administered by the MFSI Certification Program Manager.
Course Schedule: Beginning with Orientation on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the Paris FD at 0830-1630. A lunch break will be scheduled. Class will continue to be held on Saturdays. Contact Hours: 60 + /- student hours. Class Size: Minimum 10 students / Maximum 20 students. (First come first served) Scholarships may be available to qualifying Students. Please contact us for more information.
Registration fee: $150.00; the registration fee includes a copy of the Jones & Bartlett textbook, and the J&B Workbook. The J&B Exam Prep Book will be provided on a loan basis to students on request. All checks should be made payable to: SMCC / MFSI. The SMCC refund policy applies to this course. A $100.00 non-refundable amount is assessed after attending the Student Orientation.
FMI: Contact James Graves, Director MFSI 207-844-2078
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: FEB 17th, 2018. Payment must be received before registration is complete.
Mandatory Orientation Session required – FEB 24, 2018 to receive textbooks and online codes.