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Training That Makes a Difference

Specializing in Professional Support of Instructors and Training Officers.

Welcome!

We are dedicated to assisting you, the fire department training officer, in creating and managing effective training programs. We hope you find many useful tools, tips, resources and ideas to make your training programs effective and to make your job easier.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Continuing education for instructors will be a prominent feature of this site through postings of instructor quick drills and challenge questions that will engage the instructor and training officer and help them improve their skills.

Seminar Presentations and Consulting

We feature extensive single day and multiple day workshops on a variety of training, leadership, training program management and safety based topics. Consultation services on ISO and regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and training needs assessment review are available.

Bookmark our site and check back often, we are adding content on a regular basis and hope you will visit us soon.

Owned and operated by career fire and emergency service educators and training program managers. We offer “mutual aid” and support to instructors and training officers who need a hand in managing and improving their skills and their training efforts.

Who We Are!

Forest F. Reeder, MPSA has over 40 years of fire service and training experience. In 2008, he was awarded the George D Post Instructor of the Year by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. Forest authors the weekly drill feature at www.firefighterclosecalls.com. He was a managing editor and contributing author of Fire Service Instructor Principles and Practices by Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Forest teaches nationally on many training, safety and leadership topics.

FDIC 2024

Our classes at FDIC 2024 have been completed!  We have had the opportunity to instruct almost 200 firefighters, officers, and instructors in 3 programs this...
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January 2024!

Thanks to the students and course hosts for 5 great programs reaching over 800 firefighter in January 2024!  Classes delivered were: The 5 Most Dangerous...
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