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Training Operations in Small Departments course #06395 is a two day course that is presented in a cooperative effort of the Tolland Fire Department and the
Training Operations in Small Departments 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 organization. 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. Course content also includes identifying the legal issues affecting the training function, including an understanding of a standard of care and the impact of OSHA and NFPA standards. Safety considerations in training, marketing training internally, identifying ways to justify training needs, and resolving training conflicts using appropriate conflict resolution techniques will be covered. Additionally selecting and evaluating training curriculum and materials from outside sources, and effective delivery and evaluation of training will be discussed.
Training Operations in Small Departments is intended to be delivered to fire and rescue personnel who coordinate training in small departments, volunteer firefighters and officers who instruct in small fire and rescue departments, fire personnel serving on training committees, and training officers in volunteer departments.
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CFA Application (special application unique to this program only)