NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I

INS100 - 40.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of entry-level fire and emergency service instructors by meeting or exceeding the job performance requirements in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4 "Fire Instructor I". 

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.  Participants that receive a Pro Board certification are eligible for certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) through reciprocity. In addition, participants can apply for certification through State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

Schedule

  • Details
    10/21/2019 - 10/25/2019
    Pharr TX
    FP  INS100  528
    $450.00
  • Details
    11/4/2019 - 11/8/2019
    Palestine TX
    FP  INS100  520
    $450.00

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 esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of entry-level fire and emergency service instructors by meeting or exceeding the job performance requirements in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4 "Fire Instructor I". 

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.  Participants that receive a Pro Board certification are eligible for certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) through reciprocity. In addition, participants can apply for certification through State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Requirements

There are no Pro Board certification prerequisites for this course. 

TCFP Certification Requirements 

TCFP testing is not completed during this course. Participants that would like to earn their TCFP certification can submit their Pro Board certification to the Commission for reciprocity

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

Course Attire

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.

Pro Board Certification Testing

Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.

Participants Must Provide

  • Laptop computer with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word software (or compatible software)
  • Flash drive
  • Basic calculator (independent of your phone)

Attendance Requirements

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 and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam.

Recommended

Prior Knowledge 

It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.

Topics

Overview of instructor and student profiles+Introduction to learning theories+Use of instructional materials and media+Maintaining student records and reports+Techniques to communicate effectively+Arranging the learning environment+Overview of legal considerations of education+Group activities and individual presentations

Suggested Audience

  • Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighters
  • Municipal Firefighters
  • Industrial Firefighters

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Testing Policy - American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email annualschool@teex.tamu.edu.

Government Programs

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638

Contact Information

Robert Barron

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

INS200+INS300NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor IIINFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor IIINFPA 1041 Fire Instructor II+NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor III

Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Pro Board testing policies, including ADA accommodations.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu 
  • For out-of-state tuition rates, contact the Fire Officer Program office at Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu  
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