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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

NFA: Training Operations for Small Departments #OKfire

This 2 day course is designed to provide students with some basic tools and skills to coordinate training in a small fire/EMS organization. A training function in a smaller department typically may include conducting training drills and coordinating training with a nearby larger city or State training function.
Course content includes:
leadership issues in fire service training, such as why and how the local training officer must be a catalyst for change, and personal motivators within the department, identifying the legal issues affecting the training function, including an understanding of a standard of care, and the impact of OSHA and NFPA standards, safety considerations in training, marketing training internally, identifying ways to justify training needs, resolving training conflicts using appropriate conflict resolution techniques, selecting and evaluating training curriculum and materials from outside sources and effective delivery and evaluation of training.
Target Audience:
Fire and rescue personnel who coordinate training in small departments.
Combination/Volunteer firefighters and officers who instruct in small fire and rescue departments. Fire personnel serving on training committees.
Training officers in combination/volunteer fire departments.
Cost: No charge to Oklahoma Emergency Responders
OSU-FST Classroom – Stillwater
2012, December 8th  9th 8am-5pm
State Fire School – EOC Tech Center
 2013, April TBD 8am-5pm
For additional information or to enroll please call

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