Illinois Fire Service Institute


Instructor III Blended : 50.00 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills for successful certification in Instructor III. The Instructor III course satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041, Chapter 6. It provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard). This course exceeds current standards for contact time from the Office of the State Fire Marshal to deliver the content and application of skills desired by students attending this instruction.

This course is designed around classroom lectures and group interactive exercises to improve your abilities to serve as a fire instructor. This includes Instructor III-specific responsibilities including instructional resource management, policy development, and program design. This class may also involve assignments and projects that the student will have to complete outside of the scheduled class time each day (homework). Skills taught include: Knowing how to perform a training needs analysis and applying that knowledge in order to develop and write training program objectives. You will learn how to evaluate a fire program and keep proper training records. The successful candidate will be able to employ program administration skills pertaining to instructor selection, record keeping, and instructor evaluation.


  Instructor III Blended Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • instructor


IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.

If you have specific questions about this course contact WALTER CURTIN

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact WALTER CURTIN or your regional representative.

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Upcoming Classes

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west chicago Mon, Nov 1 2021 -
Mon, Nov 15 2021
(Phase 1- 10 hrs - Class opens online on 11/1/2021)

Tue, Nov 16 2021 -
Thu, Nov 18 2021
(Phase 2- 24 hrs-Traditional Class Dates 11/16 - 11/18)

Fri, Nov 19 2021 -
Tue, Nov 30 2021
(Phase 3- 16 hrs- Post class assignment work Class closes 11/30/2021)

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