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General | Instructors | Permanent education



Before becoming a training instructor, are individuals given specific training for the role ?


CountryNo.remark
Austriayes
BelgiumyesRemark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech RepublicYes. Fire Rescue Brigade instructors courses or courses organized by General HQ FRB
DenmarkYes. Basic educational course, special breathing apparatus instructors course and first-aid instructors course.
Estonia
Finlandyes
Franceyes
Germanyyes
GreeceNo, only by their experience during their career
Hungary
InternationalYes, Apart from internal training, instructors attend a 3 week brigade instructors course at the Fire Service College. This equips the individuals with core skills on the drill ground, lecture room and of course the incident ground.
IrelandyesRemark:
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
NetherlandsYes. Instructors training course
NorwayyesRemark:
PolandyesRemark:
PortugalyesRemark:
Slovakia
SloveniayesRemark:
SpainYesRemark:
SwedenYes, Pedagogic training
United KingdomYes, Apart from internal training, instructors attend a 3 week brigade instructors course at the Fire Service College. This equips the individuals with core skills on the drill ground, lecture room and of course the incident ground.


Where do training instructors gain their training ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaIn the brigade
Belgium In the brigade
Outside brigade
Other countries
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic In the brigade
Outside brigade
DenmarkIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Estonia
FinlandIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Other countries
FranceIn the brigade
Outside brigade
GermanyIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Remark:
Greece In the brigade
Hungary
International In the brigade
Outside brigade
IrelandIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Other countries
Italy In the brigade
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Other countries
NetherlandsIn the brigade
Outside brigade
NorwayIn the brigade
PolandIn the brigade
Outside brigade
PortugalOutside brigade
Slovakia
SloveniaIn the brigade
Outside brigade
Spain Outside brigade
SwedenIn the brigade
United Kingdom In the brigade
Outside brigade


If the instructors do not gain training in other countries, specify why:


CountryNo.remark
AustriaFinancial problems,
Language problems,
Different training system
Belgium Financial problems
Language problems
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Financial problems
Language problems
Different training system
DenmarkIt is local authorities' decision
Estonia
Finland-
France-
GermanyFinancial problems
Language problems
Greece Financial problems
Hungary
International Financial problems
Language problems
Irelandnot applicable
Italyprovisions of law define a common national training for all instructors
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg-
NetherlandsFinancial problems
Language problems
Different training system
NorwayFinancial problems
Language problems
PolandFinancial problems
Language problems
Different training system
PortugalFinancial problems
Language problems
Different training system
Slovakia
SloveniaFinancial problems
Language problems
Different training system
Spain Financial problems
Language problems
SwedenFinancial problems
Different training system
United Kingdom Financial problems
Language problems


Do instructors only work in the training section


CountryNo.remark
Austriaperform other activities in the service
Belgium perform other activities in the service
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic perform other activities in the service
Denmarkperform other activities in the service
Estonia
Finland-
Franceboth possibilities exist:
are solely involved in training work &
perform other activities in the service
Germanyno
Greece perform other activities in the service
Hungary
International perform other activities in the service
IrelandNoRemark:
Italy-
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgno
Netherlandsperform other activities in the service
NorwayOnly the biggest fire brigads have separate training sections.
Polandyes
Portugal-
Slovakia
SloveniaMost of instructors work in fire brigades.
SpainNoRemark:
Swedenperform other activities in the service
United Kingdom perform other activities in the service


Do instructors receive specific tuition in instructional skills and teaching techniques ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriayesRemark:
Belgiumyes
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republicyes
Denmarkyes
Estonia
Finlandyes
FranceyesRemark:
Germanyyes
GreeceYes, Special courses in the National Fire Academy
Hungary
Internationalyes
Irelandyes
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
Netherlandsyes
Norwayno
PolandyesRemark:
PortugalyesRemark:
Slovakia
SloveniayesRemark:
SpainYesRemark:
Swedenyes
United Kingdomyes


In comparative terms to colleagues in the same rank, an instructor earns?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaThe same
Belgium More
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic The same
DenmarkThe same
Estonia
FinlandThe same
FranceThe same
GermanyThe same
Greece The same
Hungary
International More
IrelandThe same
ItalyMore
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgThe same
NetherlandsThe same
NorwayThe same
PolandMore
PortugalMore
Slovakia
SloveniaMore
Spain The same
SwedenMore
United Kingdom More



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