This 60 hour course is designed for those who wish to become certified in the State of Ohio as a Fire Instructor. This course includes 48 hours of instruction, 2 hours for the examination, and 10 hours of student teaching . This course complies with NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. Students must have 5 years' experience in the fire service and pass the knowledge exam with an 80%. Prior to entrance to this class, you must show proof of passing the Fire Knowledge exam. In addition, students must complete student teaching requirements and pass the division of EMS Instructor Techniques examination. All course work must be completed within 24 months from the date of your Fire Knowledge exam.
Dates: November 13-18, 2017; Mon thru Sat 0900 to 1700. Students will need to complete an additional 10 hours of supervised teaching before taking the State of Ohio certification exam.
Tuition: $550 (book not included)
Required Textbook: Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, IFSTA Eighth Edition and the Student Workbook
Final Exam is November 20, 2017 @ 1000 hours
For textbooks, go to the on the following web site : uakron-polsky.bncollege.com
Click on Textbooks at the top - Fall 2017 semester - For department scroll down to the bottom and there is FIRE ACAD - then choose the course.
STUDENTS MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS TO TAKE THIS KNOWLEDGE EXAM.
Preknowledge exam dates will be October 2, 10, and 18, 2017 at 1000 hours.
Please email your name, fire certificate number and preferred test date to firstname.lastname@example.org Consider testing early so you have the opportunity to re-test if needed.