FSC 3120: Organization and Management of Fire and Emergency Services Training


Examines the basic and advanced functions and responsibilities of the fire or emergency services training manager. Specific leadership challenges covered include determining and selecting training needs, selecting and developing training personnel, developing and managing a training budget, and marketing training to internal and external customers.


  1. Describe responsibilities and challenges for effective training leadership.
  2. Analyze alternative learning options and trends.
  3. Discuss the process of determining training needs.
  4. Analyze legal and political issues related to training.
  5. Evaluate the effectiveness of a training program.
  6. Discuss the major concepts of budgeting and marketing a training program.
  7. Discuss components of a large-scale/high-risk training evolution.
  8. Develop a career development program for organizational personnel.


  1. FSC 2010


Fire and emergency services instructor: Principles and practice (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2020)
Author: Reeder, F. F., & Joos, A. E.
ISBN: 9781284172331
Price: (No information available)

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