The purpose of this program is to
identify experienced fire service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform
the duties of an instructor of firefighters. The NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications
identifies the minimum requirements for a firefighter who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to deliver instruction
effectively from a prepared lesson plan. A person certified at the Fire Instructor I level will have demonstrated competency
in the necessary knowledge and skills, to perform at the first level of progression as a fire service instructor.
submits a completed application to the Kentucky Fire Commission. The candidate shall remit the prescribed written
test sitting fee, attempt a written examination of 100 multiple choice, true/false or matching questions and participate
in a skills examination. Upon successful completion of the written and skills exams, provide all documentation, fees are submitted
and prerequisites are satisfied, the candidate shall become eligible to recieve an accredited certification from the Kentucky
AND COMPETENCY AREAS TESTED
Management of basic resources and the records and reports essential to the instruction process, the review
and adaptation of prepared instructional materials, delivery of instructional sessions utilizing prepared course materials,
and administration and grading of student evaluation instruments.
- accredited certification and pre-requisites associated with Firefighter I.
II - accredited certification and pre-requisites associated with Firefighter II.
Instructor I - accredited certification and pre-requisites associated with Fire Instructor I.
Two (2) years experience as a Kentucky certified Firefighter.
(2) years experience as a Kentucky certified Fire Instructor I.