Course detail: TOSD - Training Operations in Small Departments F0290
This two-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.
  • Legal issues affecting the training function, including an understanding of a standard of care and the impact of Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Fire Protection Association standards.
  • Safety considerations in training.
  • Marketing of training internally.
  • Ways to justify training needs.
  • Resolution of training conflicts using appropriate conflict resolution techniques.
  • Selection and evaluation of training curricula and materials from outside sources.
  • Effective delivery and evaluation of training.

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