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Private Group Session 3 persons: 1 hour

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Assessment Center Overview

This course gives you the foundation to prepare for success and Get Promoted.

The promotional Assessment Center (AC)creates anxiety and fear for many promotional candidates. Put into perspective these are common reactions to the unknown. This fear of the unknown may discourage very capable candidates from participating in the promotional process. The good news is that with proper planning and preparation, the assessment center can become just another day at the office. This module introduces you to the Assessment Center & lays the foundation for success. Only #1 will do!

General Lecture Module 1

The promotional Assessment Center (AC)creates anxiety and fear for many promotional candidates. Put into perspective these are common reactions to the unknown. This fear of the unknown may discourage very capable candidates from participating in the promotional process. The good news is that with proper planning and preparation, the assessment center can become just another day at the office. This module introduces you to the Assessment Center & lays the foundation for success. Only #1 will do!

Dimensions Module 2

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop. In assessment centers dimensions = points; therefore to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. You must demonstrate that you possess, to a high degree, the dimensions being evaluated. The dimensions are based on knowledge, skills & abilities possessed by the best officers in your agency. Here we present the most common dimensions & how to score high marks & be promoted.

General Module 3

A problem solving model is introduced that will allow you to address the issues presented in all the AC exercises. The tools learned here will make you a better Fire Officer and to score at the top of your promotional lists. Chief's Freddie and Johns share over 70 years of experience and how to use the steps learned here in all the events during your exam. Tips are given to increase your chances of making positive impressions on the assessors and how to score the maximum points.

General Module 4

The scenarios and practical application of the previous modules helps the candidate firmly grasp the assessment center. Freddie demonstrates the AC Triangle and how each side of the triangle comes together. The live demonstrations give the student all the tools needed to practice at home at their own pace in a manner consistent with excellence. By following the steps here your practice time is maximized. The objectives come to life and your scores will reflect what was presented by FACP. Only #1

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Tactical / Fire Emergency Operations

Confidently mitigate any emergency.

Firefighters are Type 'A' personalities who love the adrenaline rush. Successfully mitigating the emergency tactical simulation is not much different that handling a real emergency. You must verbalize all of your actions in detail and it usually isn't in real time. The simulation, as well as a real event requires performing ongoing size up, identifying incident priorities, setting strategic goals to satisfy the incident priorities, and assigning units. Sit in the Right Front Seat today!

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop.

In assessment centers dimensions = points; to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. Emergency Operations have their own set of dimensions that are covered here so you can mitigate the emergency & score! By understanding the grading, exceptional fire officer can demonstrate their skills needed for the right front seat. The only proof of ability is performance. Learn today.

We train you how to run "real" emergencies & to present your information in a structure & logical flow. We don't teach tricks or short cuts but rather the tools needed to safely handle any incident. The 12 step format demonstrated is a tool you will use on day 1 in the front seat of the rig or in the Chief's SUV. The 4 most common testing formats are explained so that you can handle any type of exam equally well. NIMS is reviewed. You will be a competent OIC the day you get promoted.

Seeing is believing, watch the Chief's share their experience from hundreds of real emergencies and thousands of practice sessions.

Video examples personify the lessons taught and show you how to run any event in any testing format. Address incident priorities, strategic goals & tactical objectives in a manner that raters will easily follow & rate you at the top of the scale. Send in your comments after viewing the fire scenarios for additional feedback, then go practice what you learned.

Tactical Module 1

Firefighters are Type 'A' personalities who love the adrenaline rush. Successfully mitigating the emergency tactical simulation is not much different that handling a real emergency. You must verbalize all of your actions in detail and it usually isn't in real time. The simulation, as well as a real event requires performing ongoing size up, identifying incident priorities, setting strategic goals to satisfy the incident priorities, and assigning units. Sit in the Right Front Seat today!

Tactical Module 2 dimensions

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop. In assessment centers dimensions = points; to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. Emergency Operations have their own set of dimensions that are covered here so you can mitigate the emergency & score! By understanding the grading, exceptional fire officer can demonstrate their skills needed for the right front seat. The only proof of ability is performance. Learn today.

Tactical Module 3

We train you how to run "real" emergencies & to present your information in a structure & logical flow. We don't teach tricks or short cuts but rather the tools needed to safely handle any incident. The 12 step format demonstrated is a tool you will use on day 1 in the front seat of the rig or in the Chief's SUV. The 4 most common testing formats are explained so that you can handle any type of exam equally well. NIMS is reviewed. You will be a competent OIC the day you get promoted.

Tactical Module 4

Seeing is believing, watch the Chief's share their experience from hundreds of real emergencies and thousands of practice sessions. Video examples personify the lessons taught and show you how to run any event in any testing format. Address incident priorities, strategic goals & tactical objectives in a manner that raters will easily follow & rate you at the top of the scale. Send in your comments after viewing the fire scenarios for additional feedback, then go practice what you learned.

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Fire Service Presentations or Group Meeting

How to deliver “impressive” presentations.

Module 1:

Firefighters of all ranks have to give presentations virtually every shift. Whether you are a rookie conducting a station tour with kindergarten kids or a Fire Chief presenting to a board of elected officials, presentation skills are vital to success. Learn the fundamentals including pre-planning strategies, audience and presentation types as well as a solid 8 step system that will keep your anxiety down and your scores high. There is only one proof of ability: Performance!

Module 2:

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop. In assessment centers dimensions = points; therefore to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. You must demonstrate that you possess, to a high degree, the dimensions being evaluated. The dimensions are based on knowledge, skills & abilities possessed by the best officers in your agency. Here we present the most common dimensions & how to score high marks & be promoted.

Module 3:

A simple to follow presentation format is demonstrated with examples that clearly illustrate what is needed to capture the audience and hit the dimensions being rated. The problem solving model and "SMART-CO" are brought to life. The steps presented can easily be duplicated with all audience types and testing formats. Q & A and difficult audience members are addressed. Variations allow presentations to be tailored to your audience and time constraints. The lessons can be used your first shift.

Module 4:

addresses audience types and how to tailor your presentation for each. Effective Officers give presentations daily & are judged on this skill. After watching this module officers of all ranks will be skilled engaging the audience and the assessors. Pre-planning steps are presented on the "white" board so you can modify the steps to meet your agency needs. Conquer your fears and score at the top of your promotional register by building your strengths & improving your weaknesses.

Module 5:

Live demonstrations of presentations to a Homeowners group & to subordinates bring this lesson to life. The presentations were done live & only 1 take. See the clock running & pressure building to hit all the dimensions/steps. Seeing is believing. Yes you can do it. A video is worth a thousand words. Watch each demo and score them for yourself based on the dimensions. These presentations will show you promotional excellence for all ranks. Only #1 will do! GET PROMOTED by applying these lessons.

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Subordinate Counseling & Interpersonal Issues

Bullet-proof format to resolve any subordinate issue.

The most important resource for any supervisor is our personnel. Learn how to conduct meetings with subordinates to constructively address their performance as well assist with any personal issues that could be impacting their work performance. Firefighters spend more time with each other than with their own families. More lives are saved with good subordinate relationships than at emergency scenes. Learn how to differentiate signs & symptoms from underlying issues and how to provide the needed resources to get the employee back on track.

Module 1:

An introduction to what is the most critical component of being a fire officer: taking care of your personnel. Your #1 resource is your crew. Stress, pressure and sleepless nights can take a toll on your personnel. We spend more time with our co-workers than with our own family. This module gives you the fundamentals to handle interpersonal issues and get your employee back on track. Differentiate between management and personal problems and learn how to effectively address both.

Module 2:

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop. In assessment centers dimensions = points; therefore to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. You must demonstrate that you possess, to a high degree, the dimensions being evaluated. The dimensions are based on knowledge, skills & abilities possessed by the best officers in your agency. Here we present the most common dimensions & how to score high marks & be promoted.

Module 3:

The Chief's put the problem solving model into action by demonstrating how to pre-plan and run a subordinate conference. SMARTCO comes to life with examples consistently found nationwide. Identify internal & external resources to assist with management & employee problems. We show you how to prepare for anything you can be expected to handle. Everything learned here can be easily adapted to your exam & your agency. Learn how to identify positives, negatives and clues to the underlying issue.

Module 4:

Now let’s run the meeting. Coaching, mentoring and guiding are key leadership duties. Get the employee back on track and provide the assistance needed to assist them with the employee issue. See a problem solving & SMARTCO example of how to handle a management issue. Learn how to handle the subordinate and listen attentively. Learn to probe and uncover the underlying issue. Pitfalls to avoid are enumerated. All ranks will benefit from the years of experience on display.

Module 5:

The Chief's bring everything to life. 2 live scenarios with no rehearsal are shown so you can see firsthand how to run a subordinate conference. See how to handle a cooperative and a less than cooperative employee. Each 15 minute demo will illustrate the KSA's required in both the testing & real world to manage our most valuable asset, our employees. After watching these demo's you will be able to prepare & perform during the most critical duty you will perform as a fire officer. GET PROMOTED!

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Five (5) Lieutenant Level Practice Subordinate exercises

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Five (5) Captain Level Practice Subordinate exercises issues with FF and Lt’s.

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Five (5) Chief Level Practice Subordinate exercises

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Promotional Interviews

Fire department promotional interview strategies.

Module 1:

Public speaking is the #1 fear of most Americans. FACP has helped countless candidates whose anxiety level rises to extremes with just the thought of the interview. After this lesson, you will learn everything you need to GET PROMOTED. Fundamentals of dress, posture, conduct are explained. Learn the 4 basic question types with easy to follow response formats & pre planning tips. This lesson will help you demonstrate to the raters that you are the best candidate for the position.

Module 2:

In basketball the only way to score points is for the ball to go in the hoop. In assessment centers dimensions = points; therefore to score points you have to exhibit the dimensions being evaluated by the assessors. You must demonstrate that you possess, to a high degree, the dimensions being evaluated. The dimensions are based on knowledge, skills & abilities possessed by the best officers in your agency. Here we present the most common dimensions & how to score high marks & be promoted.

Module 3:

There is only one chance to make a first impression. Learn how to dress properly, arrive on time and conduct yourself professionally during your interview. Tips are given on resume preparation and research on the agency including the Mission, Vision, Motto and Core Values. The material presented in this module is sure to get you started on the path to success. Every structure starts with a foundation. The foundation provided here will give you solid footing on your path to Get Promoted!

Module 4:

The Chief's introduce the 4 question types likeliest to be addressed on your interview. Each question is detailed with a clear & easy to follow system to organize your responses. Learn how to preplan for the "tell me about you" question & how to assure the raters that you are the best candidate for the position. Learn how to open and close the responses and how to structure your strengths in a manner that will garner the most points. See Freddie give a live demonstration for you to follow.

Module 5:

Firefighters enjoy the rush of a good save or a good stop on a fire. You may be great operationally in the field, but you need to be just as good articulating your actions during the interview. Chief Freddie teaches you a response format based on the Emergency Operations class that is tailored for the interview setting. Learn how to pre-plan & structure your response by watching the demonstration. Policy/SOG questions are introduced as well.

Module 6:

Officers of all ranks must be able to demonstrate their knowledge & application of Policies & SOG's. Learn to pre-plan for what you may face on your exam. A sample format is demonstrated & brought to life with another example with the "clock running". See Chief Johns show you how it's done. He deals with a question about the injury policy which is a likely topic for all ranks. The Chief's recap all the components of the interview process. Remember: The only proof of ability is PERFORMANCE.

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In-Basket (in-out box)

A detailed explanation with a systematic approach to manage appropriately.

Module 1:

Most of us love running emergency calls and saving lives. However, to be a well rounded fire officer you must have good administrative skills & be able to manage information coming from many angles. The In-Basket is typically the first thing you address at the beginning of the shift or work day. This lesson will define the In-Basket teach you how to manage your roster, calendar & the incredible amount of data that comes from various sources. Pre-planning, sorting and indexing are introduced.

Module 3:

Having a reproducible & adaptable system to solve problems is key to effectively handling your In-Basket. This module introduces you how to apply a 5 step problem solving model with real world examples. The skills learned will be applied on your first tour of duty & allow you to complete your In-Basket within the allotted times. Resource management and calendar usage will expand your ability to handle more complex issues. Practice what you learn here with current issues in your agency.

Module 4:

Just like building tactical pre-plans are crucial to fire ground success, In-Basket Pre-Planning is just as crucial to effective administrative success. Chief Freddie teaches you a simple 3 step pre-planning system. Chief Johns discusses how to address conflicting items and how to systematically approach your In-Basket to get you started on the proper path to high scores. Sorting & indexing will keep you from making mistakes and assure compliance with all issues your level should address.

Module 5:

Now we get into more details and examples. The Chief's teach you how to prioritize items & create an index to keep you organized in the heat of the battle. Following the steps outlined here will allow you to manage all the information & score high points in all the dimensions. The lessons here will lower stress levels. The four D's (Do, Delay, Delegate, Date) are explained. Chief Johns walks you through the steps in real time with an actual In-Basket. Seeing is believing.

Module 6:

Watch Chief Johns run an In-Basket in real time while you follow along at home. This In-Basket is from an actual exam given in a local municipality in 2012. Items are current and consistent with most fire departments in the US. You have two hours to run your In-Basket on your own and then see how the master himself handles the In-Basket with a live clock running and in real time. You will see all the practical tips applied and compare Chief John’s actions to your actions.

Module 7:

The Chief's walk you through the lessons learned and summarize the application of what was learned in the previous modules. Follow what was learned here today and Get Promoted!

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Practice In-Baskets (4): Based on actual test items

The In-Basket can make or break your success on the Assessment.

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