Flashcards in IFSTA Ch 12 - Company-Level Training Deck (41):
What is key to safe, efficient, and effective fire and emergency services operations:
Fire and emergency services training consists of two levels or types of training:
Formal courses and continuing education
______ ______ consists of entry-level, EMT, driver/operator, officer, instructor, and specialized training.
The goal of company or unit-level training is to maintain the high level of ____, ____, and _____ that each member of the unit had upon completion of the formal entry-level training.
Knowledge, skills, and ability
The IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor manual is a 4-step method of instruction, list the 4 steps: (PPAE)
Application (most important)
Of the 4 steps, most learning takes place at what step:
Application; making this step critically important
JPR stands for:
Job Performance Requirements
According to NFPA _____, Standard for Providing Emergency Services to the Public, the organization must evaluate the effectiveness of its training programs. Part of this evaluation includes the teaching skills of the CO. The CO must possess good _____ skills, _____ skills, and enthusiasm to create a team from the individuals that compose the ____.
1201; leadership; teaching; company
Among other methods of training, company-level training may consist of ______, _____, _______, or practical training evolutions.
presentations, discussions, demonstrations
The _______ format in teaching, allows ______ between the teacher and students and among students.
The discussion format that company officers will most likely use is the ______ _______ where the company officer acts as the ______ and presents a topic to the students.
guided discussion; facilitator
As facilitator, the CO's role is to guide the discussion and meet the lesson objectives in the following ways (4):
-Keep the discussion on the topic;
-Add pertinent details;
-Ask thought-provoking questions;
-Analyze conversations to ensure understanding
The intent of the guided discussion format is to _____ knowledge from the other group members, ______ their own ideas, or ______ new ones.
gain; modify; develop
A _______ is the act of showing how to do something or how something operates / acts. It is a basic means for teaching _______ skills, _______ principles, and _______ functions.
demonstration; manipulative; physical; mechanical
Practical training evolutions (sometimes called _____ _____) are essential for providing _____ and efficient fire and emergency services to the public.
company drills; safe
Practical training evolutions fulfill the following 2 primary requirements for the emergency services organization:
1. Hands-on training required (NFPA standards and OSHA regulations mandated)
2. Allows students to apply the knowledge and practice the skills learned
Company drills reinforce the skills that were learned during ______ _____ sessions and help company members learn to work _____.
formal training; together
Realistic practical training evolutions promote enthusiasm, _______, ______, and ______ spirit among fire and emergency service responders.
morale, confidence, and team spirit
_______ training evolutions involve small numbers of students performing a single task that requires only a few skills.
Simple training evolutions may involve ____ to _____ participants
1 - 5
What year did the US adopt ICS as part of NIMS
______ training evolutions may involve multiple units, agencies, or jurisdictions in scenarios that require high levels of cooperation and coordination
The use of NIMS-ICS during practical training evolutions has two benefits:
1. Helps ensure safety and accountability of participants
2. Acquaints participants with the operation of the system
In the case of any evolution that holds the potential for injuries, the use of _________ is an absolute necessity.
What are the two NFPA standards to adhere to with regards to safety for live burns
1. NFPA 1500 - Standard on FD Occupational Safety and Health Program
2. NFPA 1403 - Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions
What is the NFPA standard for requirements for planning a training evolution with the instructor / student ratio. What is the ratio
NFPA 1403; 1 to 5
For planning factors with training, water supply may be a logistic to be aware of. Water supply quantities must be calculated based on the requirements of NFPA ______ (Standard on Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting)
NIMS-ICS stands for:
National Incident Management System-Incident Command System
Whether the evolution is intended for a single company, multiple companies, or multi-agency/jurisdictions, ________ must be ______ and ______.
NIMS-ICS; established; followed
Assign a ____ _____ to monitor all training activities. Having a ____ ____ is a requirement of NFPA _____ and good fire and emergency services practice.
safety officer; safety officer; 1500
Controlling an evolution involves the following elements (4):
Based on research, what is the best time to train?
10am - Noon is where students are at their peak
It is the responsibility of the CO to instill _____, _______, resourcefulness, and ____ so that the unit can operate safely and efficiently.
teamwork; leadership; pride
What is the vehicle to deliver the required training?
CO's can alter the __________ ____________ but never the _______ ___________ of instruction?
4 Step Method
The 2 critical areas of the demonstration method are?
The majority of a fire company's instructional time will be spent ___________ skills?
During this part of the 4 Step Method, the instructor conveys to the student why the info is important?
What NFPA standard states the organization must evaluate the effectiveness of it training programs?
Simple training evolutions should be performed as though participants were involved in a ______ ______ ______, which means that the appropriate ________ is ______ during the evolution.
Real emergency incident / PPE / Worn