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Fire Service Course Design


"Fire Service Course Design” is a self-paced online fire course with continuous enrollment. It is taught using an online approach, with a task book requirement for Presentations. Fire Service Course Design is part of the required coursework for Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II, and Fire Instructor III. The course also provides 45 CEUs for Florida Fire Instructor and Florida Fire Safety Inspector certification renewal. This course has been approved by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training at the Florida State Fire College. 

Fire Service Course Design (FFP 1740, BFST1740, ATPC1740) complies with the Job Performance Requirements established by NFPA 1041 (2012) and NFPA 1021 (2009). The course teaches students about effective course design principles with particular emphasis on student-centered and adult-learning practices. At the end of the course, students will be capable of designing units and courses that focus on achieving the desired learning, performance, and behavioral outcomes.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and develop effective training courses and lesson plans

  • Set up a classroom environment that complies with legal requirements as established by local, state,and federal statutes and standards

  • Understand and effectively apply appropriate training methods in order to develop effective training classes for adult students in the fire service

  • Develop, administer, and appraise an assessment instrument

  • Know what components are required to plan and run an effective training program that delivers the required results

  • Fully understand the importance of planning your own personal and professional development as a Florida Fire Service Instructor.


In addition to enrolling in this course, you must have:

  • Fire and Emergencies Services Instructor: Principals and Practice. Second Edition ISBN: 9781284172331

  • NOTE: The physical book is NOT included with your purchase of the course but is available through technical bookstores and online vendors (Click on the ISBN number to be routed to an Amazon link).

  • NOTE: Before purchasing any textbooks ensure that you are using the correct ISBN, as there may be several versions of the title available depending on customization requirements for individual schools.

  • A high-speed internet connection

The course materials come directly from the publisher Jones & Bartlett. All course material will be accessed through the JB Learning platform once enrolled.

Once enrolled in any course, you must ensure that you work consistently and diligently to complete the coursework and related requirements in order to successfully complete the course. These open-enrollment courses allow you to pace yourself but will require sufficient self-discipline to keep up to date with the workload. Therefore, it is your responsibility to set aside the time required to complete the various units of these courses. You will be held completely responsible for your own achievements once you purchase the course content. 

All payments will be processed through our website. Once payment is received, you will be granted access to the courses purchased within 24 hours. All Instructions will be emailed to you along with course access.


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Fire Service Course Design

45 Hour Online Learning / Blended

Florida State Fire Pre-Certification for Fire Officer 2, Fire Service Instructor 2


Required Textbook (Not Included): 

  • Fire and Emergencies Services Instructor: Principals and Practice. Second Edition

  • ISBN: 9781284172331

*This course has been approved by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training at the Florida State Fire College.

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