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firefighter instructor

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Code

2320.1.12

Description

Firefighter instructors train probationary, new academy recruits, or cadets, on the theory and practice necessary to become a firefighter. They conduct theoretical lectures on academic subjects such as law, basic chemistry, safety regulations, risk management, fire prevention, reading blueprints etc. Fire academy instructors also provide more hands-on, practical instruction regarding the usage of assistive equipment and rescue tools such as a fire hose, fire axe, smoke mask etc., but also heavy physical training, breathing techniques, first aid, self defense tactics and vehicle operations. They also prepare and develop lesson plans and new training programmes as new public service-related regulations and issues arise. The instructors monitor the students' progress, evaluate them individually and prepare performance evaluation reports.

Alternative Labels

educator of firefighters

fire academy instructor

fire academy trainer

firefighter instructor

firefighter teaching practitioner

firefighter trainer

fire instructor

instructor in fire academy

instructor of firefighters

trainer in fire academy

trainer of firefighters

Regulatory Aspect

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