Fire Service Instructor Level 1

This 5 day course is designed to provide skills and teaching techniques for those who will be instructing firefighting courses. Enabling objectives include the role of the instructor, methods of instruction, lesson planning, objectives, learning environment, instructional techniques, and principles of learning. The primary focus is to allow candidates to effectively teach a firefighting class with pre-assigned curriculum. Maximum 9 students

Prerequisite: Must be an active member of a Fire Department within Nunavut.

Must have completed a minimum of Firefighter Level 1 (Nunavut OFM)


Fire Service Instructor Course (NFPA 1041) - Overview

5 Days of Fire Service Instructor Training -Theory & Practical:

  • Challenges of Fire & Emergency Services Instruction
  • Safety & the Training Function
  • Legal & Ethical Considerations
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication
  • Instructional Facilities & Props
  • Report Writing & Record Keeping
  • Principles of Learning
  • Student Attributes & Behaviors
  • Preparation for Instruction & Delivery
  • Audiovisual Technology
  • Structured Exercises, Demonstrations & Practical Training Evolutions
  • Student Progress Evaluation & Testing


  1. IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting 6th Edition
  2. IFSTA Fire & Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition, 2012

Students will be required to provide a 1 hour presentation & pass a written exam. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a certificate of achievement with IFSAC and Pro-Board seals.

Participants are not required to bring their bunker gear.


No classes currently scheduled for this course