This course is designed for the individual who coordinates and delivers community fire and risk prevention programs that intend to eliminate or mitigate situations that endanger lives, property, and the environment. The Fire and Life Safety Educator I course is designed to satisfy the job performance requirements (JPRs) of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1035 Chapter 4 and provide the tools necessary to obtain certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA).
This NOT a ProBoard Course.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Required for Class
- Textbook - Jones & Bartlett, Fire and Life Safety Educator: Principles and Practice, 2nd ed.
- Laptop computer with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word or compatible.
- Duty uniform or business casual dress is required.
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 a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
It is recommended that travel is not scheduled more than two weeks prior to the start of class, as the class could be cancelled. For confirmation please contact Robert Barron.
TopicsDocument fire and life safety educational activities.+Prepare activity reports.+Maintain a work schedule+Identify community resources, services, and organizations+Identify partners to address current fire and life safety issues.+Select instructional materials.+Practice safety during fire and life safety education activities.+Present a lesson.+Adapt a lesson plan.+Notify the public and give a scheduled event.
- Emergency Response Personnel
- Civilian Personnel
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)