This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get the latest schedule.
This course is designed to meet the needs of the intermediate-level fire instructor. The course meets or exceeds the job performance requirements in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Chapter 5. The Fire Instructor II course is designed around classroom lectures and exercises.
This course provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the National Professional Qualifications System (Pro Board), the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and/or State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA).
- Managing Instructional resources
- Preparing lesson plans for specialized and advanced courses
- Developing evaluation instruments
- Developing topic specific instructional materials
- Teaching methods and techniques
All emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, and control personnel.
All safety personnel, including Department of Defense (DoD), Industrial Brigade, and/or Municipal personnel.
Personal Protective Equipment
- This course requires Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 0 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual.
- All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
- You must wear:
- regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity:
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
- You must provide proof of NFPA 1041 Instructor I certification prior to the start of the class, and you must meet the requirements of our certification office.
- You must present a photo I.D. before the written test.
- To receive ProBoard certification, you must successfully complete the required practical assessment and written ProBoard exam. To receive SFFMA, TCFP, or Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certifications, you must successfully complete the course final exam to apply for those respective certification(s).
As a part of the course, you will be required to modify a lesson in PowerPoint format; therefore it is recommended that you have working knowledge of computers and computer projection equipment as well as familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint.
You must bring a laptop or tablet with Microsoft PowerPoint (or compatible software). If unable to do so please contact Scott Matthews, email@example.com
Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
NOTE: Some Instructor II course offerings are for specific target audiences and may only provide one certification such as the DoD with Pro Board and Municipal with TCFP or SFFMA. Be sure to register for the correct class to ensure the required credential is offered.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded 4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEU) certified through the International Association for Continuing Education & Training. This course is recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE) for 3 college semester hours.
Annual Fire Training School
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Annual Fire Schools taught in March and July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.
- Annual Schools require that you use the registration form available at http://www.teex.org/annualschools. You can register online with a credit card, print the registration form and mail it with a check, or fax with an approved Purchase Order. If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900.
- A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.
- Class Limit: 20 students
INDUSTRIAL CLASS HOURS:
- Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. until testing finished
SPRING AND MUNICIPAL CLASS HOURS:
- Sunday: 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
- Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Friday: 8:00 a.m. until testing finished
Pro Board Testing Accommodation Information
Accomodations are provided for those candidates who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as disabled.
Candidates seeking special accomodation requests should:
- Submit formal documentation (such as a letter from the doctor or a letter from his/her company's Human Resources Department) to the Certification Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Provide documentation that is dated within the last 5 years.
- Provide documentation to the certification office on or before the first day of class for approval.
If the request is approved, candidates will receive one of the following allowable accomodations:
- A testing room to oneself so the candidate can read the questions out loud to him or herself.
- The test questions may be printed in a larger font (up to 7% larger).
- The test may be copied on off-white paper (i.e., cream colored).
- The candidate may use highlighters or a highlighter sheet.
Any requests for accomodations not listed above must be submitted to the Certification Office 2 weeks prior to the class start date. The request will be reviewed by the certification committee and the candidate will be notified of the decision of the committee.