The course is designed to meet requirements of NFPA 1035, Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I. It is for those wanting to prepare and deliver comprehensive community fire and injury prevention programs that eliminate / mitigate situations endangering lives, health, property, or the environment. It gives an overview of the responsibilities of Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I and describes how the position works in a typical fire department. Students will demonstrate the ability to coordinate and deliver fire and injury prevention programs; learn to select proper educational materials, present a prepared program for various audiences; demonstrate how to distribute educational information; and learn how to cooperate with local media personnel. The course covers fire and life safety educational programs; written report preparation; time management and organizational skills; maintaining work schedules; and arranging meetings, presentations, and events.
The Fire and Life Ssafety Educator I is an IFSAC certified course. Students take an IFSAC test on day 3 of the course.
Contact Hours 24