Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Medical Technician
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training Program consists of 176 hours of classroom and hands-on training regarding all aspects of the job duties of an emergency medical technician, including bleeding control, airway control maneuvers, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and medical emergency intervention. This course meets or exceeds the EMT National Standard and state of Ohio EMT curriculums. Upon completion of this class, individuals will be required to pass the National Registry written and practical examination prior to becoming state-certified.
Tuition is $1,500 and does not include:
*BCI/FBI background check
*National Registry exam
*Textbook and Student Workbook - Emergency Care & Transportation of the Sick and Injured ISBN:9781284107029 with Navigate 2 Preferred Access, Eleventh Edition
*Registration Fee/Workkeys Testing Fee
A. Obtain BCI & FBI Background check (at your own expense)
B. Complete the ACT WorkKeys tests: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. A score of three (3) or higher is required on each test. (Under Assessment & Testing)
C. Verify High School Graduation: High school diploma, transcript or GED. College Transcripts or degree accepted .
D. Provide copy of driver’s License or Birth Certificate verifying that you are at least 18 years old.
E. Complete the EMT course, the state of Ohio Division of EMS requires students to complete online training courses titled National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100c & 700b. (There is no fee associated with these courses).
Firefighting I & II
Firefighting I & II
This course runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 - 10:15 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
It consists of 297 hours of classroom and hands-on training from the IFSTA Seventh Edition book covering all aspects of firefighting including live fire training. Throughout this course, you will learn about engine and ladder company operations, building construction, fire behavior, fire prevention, sprinkler systems, communications, fire attack, and much more. Included in the 301 hour course is a 16 hour Emergency Vehicle Driving Course and 4 hours of Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. This course meets and exceeds the NFPA 1001 Standards of fire training and leads to the highest level of fire certification in the State of Ohio including “Pro-Board Certification”. The student will also obtain HAZ/MAT training and certification at the Awareness and Operations level. Upon completion of this course, individuals will be required to pass all practical testing and successfully pass an on-line test for the State of Ohio, Department of Public Safety. This test is proctored and administered at our facility. This training is the minimum training to become a full-time firefighter.
Prior to enrollment in a fire training program, you must meet the following requirements:
1. Provide a copy of a high school diploma or high school academic transcript or GED
2. Have not been convicted of, pled guilty to, or had a judicial finding of guilt for any of the following: Fraud or material deception in applying for, or obtaining, a certificate issued in accordance with OAC 4765-11-03 (A) (16) and 4765-11-03 (A) (17); A felony; A misdemeanor involving moral turpitude; A violation of any federal, state, county, or municipal narcotics law; Any act committed in another state, that if committed in Ohio, would constitute a violation set forth in this paragraph
3. Facial hair must comply with OSHA regulations for a respirator (no beard).
4. Have a valid driver's license.
5. Provide NFPA approved turnout gear. You are to bring gear to every class. The Program Coordinator will provide more information about obtaining turnout gear.
6. Complete the ACT WorkKeys tests: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. A score of three (3) or higher is required on each test. Appeals to this rule may be sent to the Director of Adult Operations.
7. Individuals should be in good physical condition and obtain a current (within 12 months) physical from a physician. The physician release form will be emailed to you once you have registered for the class.
Tuition does not include books or SCBA. (Fire Gear is needed and can be rented from an outside agent. You may use your own fire gear as long as it meets NFPA Standards.)
Ohio Basic Peace Officer Training Academy
The training program meets all requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council (OPOTC). The academy staff consists of instructors from area law enforcement agencies, and other state enforcement agencies. This program is mandated by the state of Ohio to allow its graduates to serve as commissioned peace officers in the state. Successful completion of this program will allow the individual to receive the basic police officer certificate upon appointment to a law enforcement agency. Once you have completed your registration, an information packet containing information for the next phase of the application process will be sent to you via email from Commander Glazer after the first of the year.