Meets current NFPA 1001 Standard Professional Firefighter Professional Qualifications and including 16 Hours of Driver's Training. (All University of Akron students will receive 11 credit hours towards their Fire Protection Associate degree upon completion of this course and passing the State Examination.)
Classes meet Monday through Friday 0800-1600 hours. (No class on July 4th)
Turnout gear is REQUIRED for this training. The cost is $600 if you need to rent it from us.
For textbooks, click on the following link: uakron-polsky.bncollege.com
Click on Textbooks at the top - Summer 2018 semester - For department scroll down to the bottom and there is FIRE ACAD - then choose the course.
Books are required for the first night!
Medical Form must be completed by a physician and either mailed to The Training Center for Fire and Hazardous materials, University of Akron, Polsky Building Room 327, Akron, OH 44325-4304, or dropped off at Polsky 327.
Payment in full is expected before class begins.
You will need to purchase your book & workbook (study guide).
Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, 3rd Edition, published by Jones & Bartlett.