The Essentials Curriculum builds upon the excellence that the Essentials instructional materials have provided since the 1st Edition. Instructors know they can count on IFSTA to provide accurate, customizable, and complete curriculum. In addition, they have come to expect that IFSTA curriculum is up-to-date and will meet their training needs and those of their organizations. The Essentials Curriculum for the 6th Edition meets and surpasses these customer expectations. The curriculum has an all new design based on current research that provides for the most effective instructional design for adult training classrooms. This new design also incorporates the requirements of NFPA® 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. As a result, instructors can be confident that using the Essentials Curriculum helps them to meet their professional requirements as well. All the tools an instructor needs to deliver a course with successful outcomes for today’s firefighters are provided in this comprehensive package.
The Essentials Curriculum includes all classroom and assessment materials to teach a Firefighter I and/or Firefighter II course. Instructors can easily teach a Firefighter I course, a Firefighter II course, or a combination course. The curriculum covers all 24 chapters of the Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition. The components are designed for use in both a traditional face-to-face and hybrid classroom environment. The following components are available on Flash Drive, CD-ROM, and ResourceOne.