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Fire Instructor (Emergency Service Instructors Certification)

Dates:April 6-11, 2015
Meets:M, Tu, W, Th, F and Sa from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 6 sessions
Hours:60.00
Location:Akron Campus, Polsky Building 313
Fee: $475.00  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

This 60 hour course is designed for those who wish to become a Certified in the State of Ohio as a Fire Instructor. 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 2-7 Time: 0900-1700 Students will need to complete an additional 10 hours of supervised teaching before taking the State of Ohio certification exam. Tuition: $475 (book not included) Required Textbook: Fire and Emergency Services Instructor IFSTA, Eighth Edition and the Student Workbook For textbooks, click on the following link: uakron-polsky.bncollege.com 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. Fire Knowledge Exam Dates: Monday, September 21, 2015 Test begins at 1000 Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Test begins at 1500 STUDENTS MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS TO TAKE THIS KNOWLEDGE EXAM. Please contact Lisa Breiding at lmb138@uakron.edu to register for the test.