Professional Firefighter

Contact: Erna Holland at (740) 364-2282 and email eholland@c-tec.edu

Instructor/Coordinator: Earl Miller at emiller@c-tec.edu

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OHIO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CHARTER #118


In partnership with COTC.


Firefighter I 
 


Train in department organization, safety, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, personal protective equipment, tools, ladders, fire hose, appliances and streams, overhaul, rescue and water supplies. Train on fire alarm and communications, forcible entry, ventilation, ropes, control, salvage, cause and origin, detection, alarm and suppression systems, prevention, public education, cause determination, building construction, and hazardous materials. Personal protective equipment required. Upon successful completion of this course students will take the Firefighter I certification test and be prepared for entry-level positions in fire fighting. 

* **Effective January 1, 2018 per the ODPS, the 8 hours of the EMS and 16 hours of EVOC will no longer be included in the FF1 class.

We realize that during this time of transition there may be confusion.  In order to offer you a seamless process to obtain your FF1 certification, we will offer the EMS and EVOC in conjunction with the FF1 class so that those students who need all of the training will have a clear course schedule that will lead them to the FF1 certification.

If you do not currently hold an EMT, Medic, or EMR card, you will have to enroll in the 8-hour EMS training as an additional required class prior to starting the FF1 class.

If you have not taken a current EVOC course (within 12 months of the class start date), you will have to enroll in the 16-hour EVOC class prior to the ODPS releasing your FF1 certification card. You can start the FF1 class and take the ODPS FF1 test prior to taking the EVOC, but the ODPS will hold your FF1 card until they receive your EVOC card.

The Firefighter I Program is 160 hours and  total cost is $1,563. Click here to see cost breakdown.

***8 hours of EMS -$72.00
Student will be responsible for payment at the time of enrollment. EMS will be offered within the class time-frame.  If opting out of EMS, a copy of your card will be required at the time of enrollment. 

***16 hours of EVOC -$144.00
Student will be responsible for payment at the time of enrollment. EVOC will be offered within the class time-frame. If opting out of EVOC class, a copy of your EVOC course completion will be required before the ODPS will issue you a FF1 card. 

Firefighter II

Train in fire department organization, fire alarm and communications, fire hose, appliances and streams, foam fire streams, control, fire and origin, rescue, water supplies, fire detection, alarm and suppression systems, fire prevention, public education, cause determination, building construction, and hazardous materials training. Personal protective equipment required. Upon successful completion of this course students will take the Firefighter ll certification test and be prepared for entry-level positions in Firefighting.

 

The Firefighter II Program is 84 hours and  total cost is $945.00 Click here to see cost breakdown.

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Program Start Dates

M & W     6pm - 10 pm 
(Saturday   9 am - 5 pm as scheduled)

Firefighter I
August 22 - December 15, 2018
***EMS
August 27 & 29, 2018
***EVOC
December 3, 5 & 8, 2018

Firefighter l
January 7 - May 4, 2019
***EMS
January 9 & 12, 2019
***EVOC
April 8, 10 & 13, 2019


Firefighter II

August 22 - December 15, 2018
January 7 - May 4, 2019


 

Program Content

Fire Fighter I Syllabus
EMS Syllabus
EVOC Syllabus
Fire Fighter II Syllabus

  • Department organization safety
  • Fire behavior
  • Portable Extinguishers
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Tools, ladders, fire hose and appliances
  • Streams overhaul rescue and water supplies
  • Fire alarm and communications
  • Forcible entry, ventilation, ropes, control, salvage, cause and origin, detection, alarm and suppression systems
  • Prevention, public education, cause determination, building construction, emergency medical care and hazardous materials.

 

Credentials Offered

  • Upon successful completion of this course students will take the Firefighter I and II certification test and be prepared for entry-level positions in fire fighting.