Instructor Renewal Requirements

Instructor renewal applications are processed through this website. Please take a moment to read the directions for each type of instructor before applying. If you have any questions, please e-mail cbrfregistry@uwgb.edu.

Instructor approval status is good for a maximum of two years. You may renew your approval up to three months prior to your expiration date. Renewals should be completed prior to your expiration date. Any instructors who have expired for a year or longer must reapply as a new instructor. Once an instructor has expired they may not train additional classes until their renewal is complete and approved.
 

Prior to starting an application make sure that you can answer yes to the following requirements.



Fire Safety Renewal Steps

  • Instructors who applied based on their professional experience:
    • Must maintain any professional licenses, certifications or positions that enabled you to qualify.
      • Licensed Fire Fighters need to retain their certification with the Wisconsin Technical College System Fire Services Certification Program.
      • Wisconsin Technical College instructors need to continue to be employed to teach at least one course within an accredited fire safety curriculum.
  • Instructors who applied using the "train-the-trainer" option:
    • Must have completed six hours of documented continuing education. Three of the hours must relate to fire safety. The remaining three hours may relate to fire safety or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
  • Instructors who applied using the "experience and consultant" option:
    • Complete six hours of documented continuing education. Three of the hours must relate to fire safety. The remaining three hours may relate to either fire safety or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
    • Two evaluations, completed by your consultant, must accompany your renewal application. The first evaluation must be from your first class. The second evaluation should be from a class taught at least one year later. These evaluations will be requested from you during the renewal process.
    • You must maintain access to a qualifying consultant and be prepared to list their name, license number and contact information during the renewal process.
  • Be prepared to pay the $75 renewal fee during the renewal process. A credit card payment will be accepted during the application process.


 

First Aid and Choking Renewal Steps

  • Instructors who applied as a Red Cross Instructor:
    • Must maintain the American Red Cross First Aid and Choking instructor status.
  • Instructors who applied under the "train-the-trainer" option:
    • Complete six hours of documented continuing education. Three of the hours must relate to first aid and choking. The remaining three hours may relate to first aid and choking or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
  •  Be prepared to pay the $75 renewal fee during the renewal process. A credit card payment will be accepted during the application process. 


 

Medication Administration Renewal Steps

  • Instructors who applied using professional experience:
    • Must maintain any professional licenses, certifications or positions that enabled you to qualify.
      • Licensed professionals need to retain their professional licenses.
      • Paramedics need to retain their licenses.
      • Wisconsin Technical College instructors need to continue to be employed to teach at least one course in Medication Administration.
  • Instructors who applied using the "train-the-trainer" option:
    • Complete twelve hours of documented continuing education. Nine of the hours must be related to medication. The remaining three hours may be related to either medication or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
    • Two evaluations, completed by your consultant, must accompany your renewal application. The first evaluation must be from your first class. The second evaluation should be from a class taught at least one year later. These evaluations will be requested from you during the renewal process.
    • You must maintain access to a qualifying consultant and be prepared to list their name, license number and contact information during the renewal process.
  • Medication Administration Instructors are required to teach four (4) classes during their two-year approval period.
  • Be prepared to pay the $75 renewal fee during the renewal process. A credit card payment will be accepted during the application process.


 

Standard Precautions Renewal Steps

  • Instructors who applied using professional experience:
    • Must maintain any professional licenses, certifications or positions that enabled you to qualify.
      • Licensed professionals need to retain their professional licenses.
      • Instructors certified in Infection Control and Epidemiology need to maintain their certification.
      • Wisconsin Technical College instructors need to continue to be employed to teach at least one course in Standard Precautions.
      • American Red Cross instructors need to maintain their instructor status with the American Red Cross.
  • Instructors who applied using the "train-the-trainer" option:
    • Complete six hours of documented continuing education. Three of the hours must be related to Standard Precautions. The remaining three hours may relate to either Standard Precautions or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
  • Instructors who applied using a consultant:
    • Complete six hours of documented continuing education. Three of the hours must be related to Standard Precautions. The remaining three hours may relate to either Standard Precautions or to adult learning. Documentation of these trainings will be requested during the renewal process.
    • Two evaluations, completed by your consultant, must accompany your renewal application. The first evaluation must be from your first class. The second evaluation should be from a class taught at least one year later. These evaluations will be requested from you during the renewal process.
    • You must maintain access to a qualifying consultant and be prepared to list their name, license number and contact information during the renewal process.
  • Be prepared to pay the $75 renewal fee during the renewal process. A credit card payment will be accepted during the application process.