This course is five (5) days in duration and is designed to meet the needs of the advance-level fire instructor. The Fire Instructor III course is designed to meet or exceed the elements of NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6 "Fire Instructor III". The course is designed around classroom lectures and group activities.
Upon completion of this course you are eligible to schedule the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) exam, should you meet the TCFP requirements. Participants are also eligible to apply for certification through State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).
This course does NOT offer Pro Board certification.
TCFP Certification Requirements
Participants interested in pursuing certification through TCFP should review their website for requirements.
SFFMA Certification Requirements
Participants that successfully complete this course, can submit their TEEX certificate of completion, along with SFFMA certification application, to the SFFMA office for processing.
Course Completion Requirements
For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts). It is preferred that participants wear duty uniform or business casual dress.
Participants Must Provide
- Laptop computer with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word software (or compatible software)
- Flash drive
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.
It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.
TopicsCurriculum development and implementation +Instructional design and program planning +Instructional management policies and procedures +Program Evaluation
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)