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Fire Instructor (Emergency Service Instructors Certification)

Dates: October 11-25, 2021

Meets: M and Tu from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: Polsky Building 313

Tuition: $575.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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: October 11-27, 2021. The course will  meet each day from 0830 to 1730.  The dates of the course are Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25, 2021.

Location:  Polsky Building Room 313, 225 S. Main Street, Akron.  You enter the building off High Street.  Once inside building, go past Chik-Fil-A, through glass doors that say College of Applied Science & Technology, and follow signs to the classroom.

The state test will be held on the October 26th and the final day (8-hour fire module) wil be held on Oct. 27th.

Students will need to complete an additional 10 hours of supervised teaching before taking the State of Ohio certification exam.

Tuition: $575 (book not included)

Required Textbook: Fire and Emergency Services Instructor: Principles and Practice, 3rd edition, ISBN 9781284172331. Here is the link:


Preknowledge exam dates will be Sept. 20, 21, 22 at 1000 hours.   

Please email your name, fire certificate number, birth date, last 5 digits of your SSN and preferred test date to

Contact Information: Matt Claflin, 330-807-6078 or

Fee: $575.00

Polsky Building 313

Date Day Time Location
10/11/2021Monday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Polsky Building 313
10/12/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Polsky Building 313
10/18/2021Monday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Polsky Building 313
10/19/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Polsky Building 313
10/25/2021Monday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Polsky Building 313


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