Firefighter / Transition Departmental Certificate
This program is available at the Bellefontaine and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.
This course is also offered as a direct delivery outreach offering as requested
This 120 hour course builds on the awareness level of the 36 hour Volunteer Firefighter course.
CEVO - Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator certification with documented 8 hours of hands-on driving skills Hazardous Materials Operations level certificate Interior live fire training Vehicle extrication training Advanced PPE/SCBA training Ventilation and tools Rope use and care Salvage and overhaul Ground ladders 16 Life Safety Initiatives
Outcomes and Curriculum
This course transitions the basic 36 hour Volunteer Firefighter to a NFPA 1001 Level 1 Firefighter. The course prepares the firefighter to:
Operate inside burning structures.
Safely place and climb ground ladders
Determine need and apply sound ventilation practices.
Gain skills in incident command and basic first aid.
Expand for curriculum
Firefighter I Transition
Total credit hours
Prerequisites Students must already have their 36 hour Volunteer Firefighter certification, NIMS 100 and 700 and have a valid driver's license. Academic Requirements
To successfully complete the Firefighter/Transition Departmental Certificate students must achieve 78% overall course average, successfully pass the Ohio Department of Public Safety exam with a minimum of 70% and pass all Pro Board Accredited skill stations.