Online Continuing Education
ISFSI's mission is to offer continuing education opportunities that provide the most current, industry relevant information to our adult learners. Through this education, we expect learners to achieve one or more of the stated learning objectives with the aim of improving their knowledge, competence, confidence and, when applicable, professional performance.
The content of each ISFSI continuing education program is geared to address the professional practice gaps and underlying educational needs of the audience, providing members with the knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted within the scope of their work.
Instructor-Led Live Web Based Class
Instructor-led live web-based classes allows learners to connect with an instructor during live lectures. The live sessions are recorded and made available on-demand along with materials for a set time frame following the conclusion of the live class. Students are issued a certificate of completion and are eligible for continuing education. Fee based for members and non-members.
Online On-Demand Class
On-demand courses allow learners to train at their own pace, exploring resources such as books, videos, PowerPoint, and coaching sessions. On-demand courses do not follow a set schedule and are open for a set time. Students are issued a certificate of completion and are eligible for continuing education. Fee based for members and non-members.
Performance Under Pressure: Building a Reality-Based Training ProgramContains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits
Athletes, Military and Law Enforcement have been using Reality Based Training to train for optimal human performance for decades. The fire service is catching up by utilizing a step-by-step methodology to achieve peak performance during emergency operations. The methods shared are compiled by years of research from sport psychology, to firefighting, to adventure athletic performance. This lecture provides the attendees with our model in conducting Reality Based Training to enhance game speed, tempo on the fireground and ways to control the environment on the emergency scene. We will discuss “flow” and how that will help firefighters dominate the fireground. Continuing Education Hours: 2
Developing & Delivering Effective Thermal Imaging TrainingContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Live Instructor Led Course Thursday, September 9, 2021: This presentation will provide the necessary knowledge and skills that fire instructors need to develop and deliver an effective thermal imaging training program. Continuing Education Hours: 3
Curating and Creating Content for Your Learning Management System Course ShellContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
As part of a series of webinars for the fire service instructor, this webcast session will discuss best practices for enhancing your learning management system (LMS) course shell to better enhance student learning. In particular, the session will discuss your role as both a curator and creator of content to assist in satisfying course/program learning objectives. The facilitator will also discuss web resources for the curator, and tools to assist with content creation. Finally, the session will discuss best practices and mandates surrounding content placement on a LMS course shell that are common in the academic setting. Continuing Education Hours: 1.5
Training with SimulationsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This course will detail the process of deliberate practice, a training methodology that has proven to be the most effective way to rapidly develop non-technical skills such as decision-making and situation awareness. Continuing Education Hours: 2
The New NFPA 1403: Significant Additions to Prerequisite Training (& More) Makes for Big ChangesContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This course will explore the new prerequisite training, specifically what is not in the current 1001 standard. Continuing Education Hours: 2.5
Simulation Design & DevelopmentContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This course will cover the design and development process for several types of simulations including size-up exercises, multi-unit simulations, and testing/evaluation scenarios. Continuing Education Hours: 2
The Passion of TeachingContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
How do we stir the coals of our passion so it won’t grow cold? How do we ignite that passion in others? How do we formulate our message, modify it, and keep it current in a constantly changing world? Continuing Education Hours: 1.5
Avoiding Legal Jeopardy for Fire Service InstructorsContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
As “all hazard” organizations, training is one the most important activities departments must engage in to keep firefighters and the community safe. Training must be done in a broad range of hands on and critical thinking skills and must be an integral part of the daily schedule. Training Officers need to safely plan these activities not only to prevent injury or death but to prevent legal liability. This presentation is designed to educate the fire training officer and the department as to the legal pitfalls that may occur during a training session or recruit training academy affecting the training officer and Department.
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Interested in Hosting a Class?
ISFSI welcomes submissions for the online continuing education from all members and subject matter experts. We have published some submission guidelines that will provide assistance when submitting your proposal for consideration. Instructor development topics should be the primary focus, however content with a relevant and timely message will also be considered.