Fire Training

Adult Education Office Hours

Mon - Thur 8:00 am - 9:00 pm and Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fire Training

Public Safety Fire Training

Questions?  Contact the Fire Training Manager at 419-998-2996

For schedule information and availability on any of the classes listed below, CLICK HERE  If you do not see the class you want listed, it is not currently being offered. Check back later, or contact the Fire Training Manager about the possibility of offering a class.

Class Schedule / Register Online

Courses offered, but not limited to:

Volunteer Firefighter Course This 36-hour basic training class is required by the state of Ohio for all new volunteer firefighters. Topics will include safety, fire behavior, personal protective equipment and much more.

Level I Firefighter This 156-hour class is required for all State of Ohio Volunteer Firefighters. Topics include safety, personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), ladders, fire streams, building construction, sprinkler systems, forced entry, and many fire control topics. The certification test is given at the end of the course.

Level I Transition Firefighter This 120-hour course builds upon the Volunteer Firefighter level by going into subjects like building construction, sprinkler systems, forced entry, and many fire control topics. Upon completion, the certification test for Level I firefighter is given for certification. Prerequisite: Volunteer Firefighter

Level II Firefighter 104 hours.  Upon completion of this level, the firefighter is certified as Professional Firefighter II by the State of Ohio. It includes advance studies in fire control, hazardous materials, company operations, inspections, vehicle operations, and much more. The certification test is comprehensive over all aspects of firefighting. Prerequisite: Level I Firefighter

Firefighter Reinstatement test = $25. Call 419.998.2962
Firefighter Re-Test = $10

911/Emergency Communication Training – This APCO state certification training is for Emergency (911) operators or those in the emergency communication field.

Thermal Injury Death Students will understand the interactions between fire investigators and the coroner, various artifacts seen in thermal related deaths, duties of the coroner, the need for teamwork, being cognizant of scene preservation, and recognizing appropriate documentation of runs involving death.

Also offered:  Certified Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, EVOC, Auto Extrication, Class A or LP Live Fire Training, Rapid Intervention Team Training, 16 Life Safety Initiatives, Firefighter Safety & Survival, Haz Mat Awareness, Confined Space, Haz-Wopper, Air Management, Basic Rope Rescue

Fire Registration Packet

Fire Tower Training Prerequisite Information

Public Safety – Fire Training Manager

Ralph Long Jr., Fire Training Manager


Phone: (419) 998-2996
Fax: (419) 998-2994
Email: ralph.long@apollocc.org