YOU'RE THE NEW TRAINING OFFICER: NOW WHAT DO YOU DO?

01/01/2002
BY CLARENCE E. WHITE JR.You've just been named the new training officer for your volunteer fire or rescue department-what are you going to do? Many volunteer fire and rescue department training officers experience difficulty in developing and implementing a training program. In establishing your program, consider the following: training audience and their needs;training session frequency;training program design;training delivery method; andtraining program evaluation.TRAINING AUDIENCE Your audience may not be as obvious as you think. New members need basic knowledge and skills training, which may include pre-basic or rookie training programs conducted in-house so new members can respo...

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