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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fire Service Instructor Level II (INS 220)

Course Category: 

Version 1: 45 hours (5 weeks). Version 2: 39 hours (2 weeks). 

New York City Fire Academy, Randall’s Island, New York.

Version 1: May 2007 - June 2017. Version 2: July 2017- Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

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.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Communications or Educational Methods (5/12) (7/17 revalidation) (6/22 revalidation).