Small Fire Department Operations Training

{Tim Suter, Director of Office of Emergency Services}

The Midtown, Rockwood, Kingston, Blair, East Roane County, Sevier County, Fire Departments and Roane County’s Office of Emergency Services completed a 2-day course designed to impart foundational tools and skills needed to coordinate training in small fire and emergency medical service organizations like our own.

Trainees left with a better understanding of:

  • Why and how the local training officers must be a catalyst for change
  • Standards of care according to OSHA and NFPA
  • Safety considerations in training
  • Marketing training internally
  • Identifying ways to justify training needs
  • Resolving training conflicts using
  • Selecting and evaluating training curriculum and materials from outside sources.
  • Effective delivery and evaluation of training