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Firearms Instructor Development Course (FIDC)
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Firearms Instructor Development Course (FIDC)

Freddie Merc's Gun Wercs

classroom-course Classroom Training
$995.00

Course Information

Combination of material compiled over 15 years of instructing full time as a federally certified instructor and semi-professional shooter. Course will greatly increase your ability to instruct in a structured and professional manner. Meant to take those who have a solid interest in teaching, or those who already have experience and build upon it. Course is like no other course on the market, in that it focuses on instructional methodology versus a specific technique or system. Includes detailed shooting block of instruction to establish base manipulation and marksmanship skill to increase your skill level, as well as to demonstrate live fire range management.

Class Learning Objectives:
Principles of Adult Learning
Managing a Classroom Environment
Managing a Live Fire Range Environment
Principles of an Effective Training Program
The E.D.I.P. (Explain Demonstrate Imitate and Practice) model
The P.E.S.O.S. model of instruction
Instructional Block “What, Why, How” model
R.A.C. method of question/answer
Overcoming Technical Objections
Instructor-Student Communication Techniques
Planning and Instructional Material Development
40 hours
14 to 18 students with 2 instructors
Emergency Medical Services, Fire, Law Enforcement
Active Shooter, Combat, Instructional Design, Professional Development, Public Education
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Any member may attend this course.

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This course is restricted

The training provider published this course with a restriction that requires students to have the following credentials on FirstForward:

With your current credentials, you may not purchase this training.

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Updated: 05/12/2021 2:57 AM Eastern Standard Time