How to Train New Generations to Fight Fire with Chris Garniewicz


If you conduct training for firefighters, your teaching may be out-of-date.

Now, you’re probably thinking, “That’s bull. I know how to throw a ladder.”

Problem is, if you haven’t taken recurrent train-the-trainer courses, you may not be doing it right…the way it’s being taught now.

If you’re a Baby Boomer or Gen X, your methods are probably outdated. It’s not your fault—it worked for you. But today’s new firefighters are different.

Here to tell us why we need to update our training skills is Chris Garniewicz.

He’s a captain with the Bluffton Township, South Carolina Fire District .

An IFSAC certified Fire Instructor 2, Chris is an instructor with the SC Fire Academy and lectures throughout the East Coast on truck operations and instructor education.

He began his career in the Metro Boston area as a volunteer firefighter and EMT.

Chris’s article: The 21st Century Instructor

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