Instructor Training Certification Process (ITC) (Program F)
The Instructor Training Certification Course (ITC) provides the responder with an overview of instruction on adult learning, task analysis, risk and hazard analysis, learning objectives and lesson plans, communication skills, instructional delivery and multimedia, testing and evaluations, and the After Action Review (AAR). The course is conducted in two phases: Fundamental and Applied Principles. The didactic sections of the training are supported by a series of practical exercises that require the responder to perform tasks associated with that lesson.
- Discuss the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains of learning and contrast pedagogy and andragogy as applied in CBRNE training environments
- Describe instructor competencies within the adult learning environment
- Discuss the process for designing a viable training program based on needs assessment and task analysis, including identification of critical tasks
- Explain the steps required to produce a risk management plan to ensure a safe training environment
- Formulate learning objectives and a lesson plan to teach those objectives
- Formulate the components of an assessment plan
- Evaluate the validity of a selected written test and a performance test
- Demonstrate various teaching strategies as applied to a CBRNE training environment
- Analyze the numerous training-delivery strategies to support training
- Demonstrate how to utilize multimedia tools to enhance training delivery
- Discuss the application of various learning resources to support training delivery
- Discuss effective communication techniques for an adult learning audience
- Demonstrate the ability to manage the learning environment effectively, considering the needs of a diverse audience
- Develop, deliver, and evaluate a 15-minute oral presentation to an adult audience
- Develop, deliver, and evaluate a 20-minute oral presentation to an adult audience
- Develop, deliver, and evaluate a 30-minute oral, hands-on presentation to an adult audience
How this course is offered:
Delivered at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Successful completion of a Training and Education Division (TED) - approved Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) training course
Step 1 (Obtain FEMA SID Number)
- You will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to apply for CDP training.
- Visit the FEMA Student Identification website to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.
Step 2 (Create CTAS Account)
Step 3 (Search and Select Offered Training)
- Search for training on the Resident Training section of the CDP Website.
- Click the “Register for this Program” button for the desired training program. You will be directed to the CDP Training Registration System (TRS) electronic application site.
Step 4 (Complete Application)
- Log in to the CDP TRS with your FEMA SID number and password.
- If you were directed to TRS from the CDP Website the training program/course information will be pre-populated. If a different program/course is desired, click the link to return to the training calendar.
- Select up to three preferred training dates then review and complete all required information. Note: Once you have submitted an application in TRS the system will save and pre-populate your application with the information on your previously submitted application.
- Click the “Review and Submit Application Now” button.
Step 5 (Review, Finalize and Submit Application)
- Review summary of application and attach any required documents.
- Click the “Submit Application” button. You and your supervisor will receive an email confirming your application was successfully submitted. You and your supervisor will receive auto-generated emails with application status updates throughout the remainder of the application process.
- Your application will be processed by the respective State/Territory/Tribal Training Coordinator and CDP Regional Coordinator. Monitor your email and TRS for updates and application status.
Who to Contact
No tuition is charged.
- For training application and related questions or issues contact CDP Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-213-9553.
- For log in, access and technical system questions or issues contact CDP Help Desk Support at email@example.com or 866-213-9699. Hours of operation are Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central.
- If you are unable to apply for CDP training via TRS and need an alternative to apply, contact your respective CDP Regional Coordinator.
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