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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Nassau County Fire Service Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fire Service Instructor 1


40 hours (7 weeks). 

Nassau County Fire Academy or at various Fire stations in Nassau County.

January 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

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; in writing a detailed lesson plan; and give an oral presentations before a group, utilizing the prepared lesson plan and the techniques emphasized in the course; effectively communicate with adult learners; understand performance objectives; perform records management; discuss the principles of adult learning; write effective lesson plans; effectively utilize instructional media and training aids; manage course delivery; and utilize tests and evaluations to accurately assess student progress.


Topics include: Introduction, principles of adult learning, performance objectives, communicating with adult learners, record management, writing effective lesson plans, student psychomotor presentations, evaluation and testing, presenting lesson plans, methods of instruction, instructional media and training aids, 7-minute cognitive presentations, managing course delivery, 20-minute cognitive presentations and final exam. Prerequisite: New York State Principles of Instruction.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division/baccalaureate division category, 3 semester hours in Fire Service Supervision, Leadership, or Educational Methods (4/18) (4/23 revalidation).