This is a 24-hour course designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 1035, Fire and Life Safety Level I, 2010 edition. The content follows the information in the IFSTA manual, Public Fire & Life Safety Educator, 3rd edition. (This publication must be provided by the student.)
This course will give a basic overview of the duties and responsibilities of the position of Educator Level 1 and describe how the work of the position is completed in a typical fire department. The student shall demonstrate the ability to coordinate and deliver community fire and injury prevention programs. The student will be trained how to select educational materials, will present a prepared program and utilize multiple presentation methods given prepared programs for various audiences. They will also demonstrate how to distribute educational information and how to work in cooperation with local media personnel. The course will review and document various fire and life safety educational programs, describe various formats, prepare written reports and discuss time management and organizational skills. Information will be presented on how to develop and maintain a work schedule and how to arrange meetings, presentations and events to reduce conflicts. The course culminates in a 10- to 15- minute life safety presentation that each student will have to complete. A written test will be given.
Upon successful completion of the class, participants will be able to get a certificate from the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence if registered with the Arizona Event Registration & Management Application (ERMA) program. Participants need to provide their ERMA ID number on the registration form.
Dates: September 7-11, 2017 (Signup via Arizona State Fire School)
Arizona State Fire School, Mesa