The course focus is on the NFPA four-step method of Preparation,
Presentation, Application, and Testing (Evaluation) and is directed toward
company officers, and/or those with responsibilities for training.
Preparation - Focuses on adults as learners,
their needs, motivation and environment. Additional focus
is placed on lesson plans and training objectives. These elements are targeted to
prepare the instructor to teach, and prepare the student to learn.
Presentation - Focuses on presentation
Methods, Aids, and Techniques. In the presentation step, each
skill or concept is carefully explained, and the student is shown how to perform
Application - Focuses on the “how” of designing and using the application step. The application step provides the
student an opportunity to try out what has been learned; in other words, it is
the hands-on part of the training.
Testing (Evaluation) - Focuses on the importance
of testing, design and administration of performance skills testing, and types
of testing. The testing/evaluation step
measures the effectiveness of training by determining student achievement of
There are no prerequisites for this course.
To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.
All emergency and crisis response personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.
To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.
All extension courses are classroom only.