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Fire Instructor (Emergency Service Instructors Certification)

Dates: November 7-14, 2022

Meets: M, Tu, W, Th, F and Sa from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: Lakemore Fire Department

Tuition: $575.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

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: Nov. 7-14, 2022. The course will meet each day from 0830 to 1730.
Location: Lakemore Fire Department, 1400 Main Street, Lakemore, OH 44250

The state test will be held on Nov. 12th and the final day (8-hour fire module) wil be held on Nov 14.

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 Oct. 10, 11, and 12, 2022, 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

Lakemore Fire Department

1400 Main St. Lakemore, OH 44250
Date Day Time Location
11/07/2022Monday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/08/2022Tuesday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/09/2022Wednesday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/10/2022Thursday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/11/2022Friday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/12/2022Saturday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department
11/14/2022Monday8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Lakemore Fire Department


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