Instructing on the Drill Ground: Getting Your Assignments Right

  • Room: Wabash 3
Wednesday, April 26, 2017: 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM


William Hopson
Beachwood NJ Fire Department
United States


This presentation is a high-energy and highly motivational instructor development program that provides for attendees a series of specific skills needed to improve their overall credibility and competency when supervising or delivering firefighter training on a drill ground. The three primary assignments of drill ground instructors are highlighted. Students learn how to improve their efficiency and effectiveness when supervising or instructing firefighters on the drill ground. Attendees will have multiple opportunities to be actively engaged in delivering the program. They gain a better understanding of the integrity and ethics issues involved in competency and credibility on the drill ground.