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The University of Akron
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Professional Firefighter Academy

Dates:August 25 - December 2, 2014
Meets:M, Tu, W, Th 8:00 AM to 12 N, Sat 8am-4pm, 72 sessions
Location:Lakemore Fire Department
Instructor:Matt Claflin
Fee: $2,800.00  Fee Breakdown

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.

Course Description

Meets current NFPA 1001 Standard Professional Firefighter Professional Qualifications and including 16 Hours of Drivers 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.) Turnout gear is REQUIRED for this training. The cost is $600 if you need to rent it from us. Classes meet Monday-Thursday 8am - Noon and Saturday 8am-4pm 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 Classes meet Monday-Thursday 8am-Noon and Saturday 8am-4pm For textbooks, click on the following link: Click on Textbooks at the top - Fall 2015 semester - For department scroll down to the bottom and there is FIRE ACAD - then choose the course. Books are required for the first night! We are currently full but can add your name to the waitlist.