Be thoroughly familiar with the instruction to be given.
Be willing to instruct.
Have adequate technical knowledge, experience, and be capable to instruct with authority.
Be a qualified and licensed operator for the equipment being instructed, with at least one year of operating experience.
Remember, if you do not have qualified personnel in your unit, you should contact your Direct Support Unit (DSU) for
51. TRAINING OF INSTRUCTORS: Regardless of the apparent qualifications the selected instructors, and assistant instructors
will be given a preliminary course of instruction, before being permitted to teach. At a minimum, the preliminary cause for instructors
and assistants will cover:
The entire course to be given to the students.
Application of principles prescribed by FM 21-6.
Controlled observations, and being alert to see student error for on-the-spot correction.
Training in conducting and scoring tests.
52. TRAINING EXAMINERS- Examiners should have a thorough knowledge of test administration, and equipment operating
techniques. They should be checked periodically to insure consistency in their test evaluation. The examiner also has the
responsibility to overcome and correct physical deficiencies and poor operating habits through counseling and remedial training.
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