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).
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)
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.
It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.
TopicsOverview 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
- Military and Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighters
- Municipal Firefighters
- Industrial Firefighters
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Government ProgramsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638