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Integrating Technology into Fire and EMS Training M0590

Training Specialist

Daniel Newland

Delivery type

Online - Instructor Led

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the lower-division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in emergency management, public administration, emergency medical services (EMS) or fire administration.

Enrollment in mediated courses is currently on hold. This is an NFA Online mediated course taught by an instructor with multiple students. Lessons, activities and communication are taught asynchronously through NFA Online, allowing students to complete course work on their own time. Assignment completions have assigned time frames, and all course participants are expected to connect with each other and the instructor 2 or more times per week.

This 6-week, online mediated course addresses instructional methodologies, strategies and technologies used in addressing training for fire and EMS. The course looks at traditional instructional models and theories as well as new instructional techniques and technology applied to training in order to better serve the adult learner.

Students will explore modules to help prepare them to outline, propose and develop quality training using appropriate technology and strategies:

  • Instructor Basics and Strategies.
  • Training Technologies.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Emerging Issues and Challenges.
  • Training Considerations.
  • Training Program Evaluation and Maintenance.

Applicants must have completed a basic instructor training program at a local, state or national organization.

The course is relevant to, but not limited to, training officers with coordination and management responsibilities for training functions in their organization.

  1. Successful completion of a basic instructor training program at a local, state or national organization.
  2. Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.