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- The 30th Maine State Weekend – June 1 – 3, 2018
- Maine Fire Chiefs Association Workshop
- NFA – Endorsed & Direct Delivery
JUNE 23 & 24, 2018 – 0800-1700
Two days of classroom and driving course
MFSI Headquarters located at 19 Sewall St. Brunswick ME 04011 – 207-844-2070
Documentation Required: FIRE, EMS, or Equivalent Instructor I
Fire Chiefs permission and signature also required
Important: After the completion of the Train the Trainer programs and after September 16th, 2018, the Maine Fire Service Institute will no longer be able accept progress charts for programs that are instructed by personnel who have not attended the updated (2016) VFIS Train the Trainer programs.
An Intensive ‘Train the Instructor’ Program for Emergency Vehicle Operations”
Audience: Training Officers, Company Officers, Fire and EMS Service Instructors
This course is designed to teach the necessary instructional methodology to potential and existing instructors in order to successfully deliver the following program.
The operator of emergency vehicles in today’s society carries a heavy responsibility. The penalty for not adequately training your operators also carries legal consequences. Emergency vehicle operators and the entities they represent have been held both criminally and civilly responsible for their actions.
This program was developed to teach the emergency vehicle operator (EVO) proper driving technique, the mental as well as the physical aspects of the driving task. The program points out the long-term impact of an accident involving an emergency vehicle on the operator, the emergency service organization and the community in which they serve.
Instructor: As an instructor, participants are provided with the knowledge and tools to deliver the student-level course. An instructor’s guide, the PowerPoint program, and instructor resources are provided. This course focuses on Instructor methodology and program delivery.
1. Identifying the problems in emergency vehicle operations
2. Motivating the emergency vehicle operator to perform professionally
3. Legal aspects of Emergency Vehicle Operations
4. Vehicle components and technology
5. Physical forces acting upon the vehicle
6. Performing vehicle inspection and maintenance
7. Legal and regulatory requirements of SOGs
8. Emergency vehicle Safe Operating Practices
9. The Emergency Vehicle Operations “hands-on” driving course
Upon completion, the participant will be able to: