MBFTE Qualified Instructor Application

MBFTE Qualified Instructors shall meet the following credentials:

1. Firefighter II Certification
2. Fire Instructor I Certification or Bachelors or Master’s degree in education
3. the equivalent of five years as a firefighter; a degree in Fire Science, Fire Administration, or related field may be substituted for two years of firefighter work related experience; or

Professional Educator/Specialist (Example: Leadership; Ethics, 3-ECHO, B.A.R.T., Mental Health, etc.) Submit course outline, objectives, and outcomes along with required documents.

To apply or renew, MBFTE Qualified Instructors shall provide documentation of a combination of 96 total instructor hours over a period of 4 years, of which a minimum of 16 hours shall consist of instructor related continuing education, and the remaining balance shall consist of instructional contact hours.

Firefighter Certifications - Please indicate the certifications you currently hold, example: IFSAC, ProBoard or DOD. Use the '+' button to attach a pdf of your certificate

Oath: I certify that there are no misrepresentations, omissions or falsifications in the foregoing statements, and that the above answers made by me are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith.

1. Electronic Signature Agreement. By selecting the "Continue..." button, you are signing this Agreement electronically. You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this Agreement. By selecting "Apply" you consent to be legally bound by this Agreement's terms and conditions. You further agree that your use of a key pad, mouse or other device to select an item, button, icon or similar act/action, or to otherwise provide Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education in accessing or making any transaction regarding any agreement, acknowledgement, consent terms, disclosures or conditions constitutes your signature (hereafter referred to as "E-Signature"), acceptance and agreement as if actually signed by you in writing. You also agree that no certification authority or other third party verification is necessary to validate your E-Signature and that the lack of such certification or third party verification will not in any way affect the enforceability of your E-Signature or any resulting contract between you and Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education.


The data which you furnish on this form will be used by the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education(MBFTE) to assess your qualifications for inclusion on our Qualified Instructor List. You are not legally required to provide this data; however, if you fail to do so, MBFTE may be unable to process this application. After acceptance of this application, the information contained in this application will be public information, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13. For more information,
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