Skip to main content
National College Credit Recommendation Service
New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience
Certified Instructor Coordinator (INS 302)
Version 1, 2, and 3: 24 hours (1.5 weeks).
Fort Totten, Bayside, New York.
Version 1: September 2002 - August 2007. Version 2: September 2007- September 2012. Version 3: October 2012 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Version 1, 2, and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the differences between training, education and instruction; identify which of the three learning domains each objective primarily belongs to; develop a lesson plan, including the presentation method to be used, identify the presentation medium, select an appropriate room layout and develop a valid evaluation tool based on the objectives; evaluate students’ performances as related to instructional objectives and provide appropriate feedback to students to elicit behavior changes needed for successful completion of the objectives; demonstrate knowledge of New York State Department of Health BEMS policies and recognize the importance of having policies and procedures for course sponsors and students; account for and maintain accurate records of student progress, counseling and remediation plan implementation and outcomes; and manage Certified Lab Instructors (CLIs).
Version 1: Major topics include: EMT-B and CFR (Certified First Responder) based modules, handling difficult students, delivering effective presentations, conducting skills examinations, incorporating knowledge of Americans with disabilities and the adult learner, and completion of 50-hour internship. Version 2 and 3: Same instruction for Version 1, additionally, identifying effective presentation modalities and appropriate room layout, providing appropriate feedback to students based on instructional objectives, demonstrating knowledge of NYS DOH BEMS (New York State Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services) policies, maintaining accurate records tracking student progress, counseling, and implementation of remediation plans and outcomes.
Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Educational Methods, Health Science, Emergency Medical Services Administration, or Fire Science Administration (10/07) (5/12 revalidation) (717 revalidation). NOTE: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor (INS 400) Certified Instructor Coordinator (INS 302), Certified Lab Instructor (INS 300), CPR Instructor (INS 200), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor (INS 401) overlap in content. The maximum credit recommendation for any combination of these courses is 3 semester hours. Version 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Educational Methods, Health Science, Emergency Medical Services Administration or Fire Science Administration (5/12 revalidation) (7/17 revalidation). NOTE: Upon successful completion of NYS Certification, one additional semester hour is recommended for the 50-hour internship.