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Course detail: CERTINST1 - Fire Service Instructor 1
Certification Test for Fire Instructor Level 1, accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard.

PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CERTIFICATION: There are no prerequisite certifications for this certification.

WRITTEN TEST: There is a 100-question written test.

PROJECT: There is a take-home project book that covers all the required skills. The candidate must record his or her thirty (30) minute delivery covering a fire, rescue, or EMS training topic from a prepared lesson plan. The candidate must also submit supporting testing and training documentation covering the selected topic. The project book must be completed and submitted within three (3) months.

STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1041, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Service Instructor, 2012 edition, Chapter 4, Fire Instructor I.

READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to IFSTA, Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th edition. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Fire Instructor 1 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.

FEES: The fee for this certification test is $60.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $120.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters. There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.

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