New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience
Fire Service Instructor Level II (INS 220)
Version 1 and 2: This course is a continuation and expansion of Fire Service Instructor Level I (INS 210). Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss performance objectives, records management, evaluation instruments, training aids, and classroom management and use these effectively in preparing and delivering instruction; prepare in writing a detailed lesson plan; give an oral presentations before a group, utilizing the prepared lesson plan and the techniques emphasized in the course; schedule instructional sessions; formulate budgetary needs; acquire training resources; coordinate training record keeping; evaluate instructors; develop student and class evaluation instruments; and conduct high hazard training scenario insuring applicable safety standards and practices. NOTE: National and New York State certification is provided to students who pass the exam and complete the course.
Version 1 and 2: Course participants prepare a detailed written lesson plan according to the methods presented in the lecture. They also prepare several oral presentations, including two 90-minute lessons. The presentations are graded on content, class presence, and the use of appropriate techniques and training aids. Major topics include: budgets, acquisition and management of resources, evaluation of instructors; communication with adult learners; principles of instruction; presenting oral instruction; writing performance objectives; preparing lesson plans; adult learning theories; evaluative instruments; designing effective training aids; classroom management and the use of various instructional strategies.