ERIC Number: ED203016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Competency-Based Education Curriculum for Firefighter Training.
West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.; West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
This competency-based education curriculum, developed by firefighters and educators in West Virginia, is designed for use as a resource for the development of improved firefighter training programs. It consists of an introductory note to the instructor and 140 competency sheets. These sheets deal with tasks in the following areas: general information; forcible entry; protective breathing apparatus; first aid; ropes; salvage; fire hoses, nozzles, and appliances; fire streams; ladders; ventilation; inspection; rescue; sprinklers; fire alarm and communications; and the chemistry of fire. The competency sheets generally contain a title and task statement (cross-referenced to the performance objectives in the National Fire Protection Association standards), a listing of necessary tools and equipment, a description of learning steps, resources, suggested learning activities, the required performance standard, and one or more information sheets containing illustrations and/or additional explanatory material. (MN)
Descriptors: Alarm Systems, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Equipment Utilization, Fire Fighters, Fire Protection, Fire Science Education, First Aid, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Rescue, Safety Education, Vocational Education
Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.; West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Identifiers: West Virginia