For qualified firefighters who wish to complete their fire safety inspector certification with a combination of concentrated class work and online learning.
REGISTER BY August 17. This class has been approved by the ODPS/Fire Training Committee to be delivered in this format exclusively by Bowling Green State University. The online section of the class will be taught August 27 thru October 5 and the in-class portion is taught at BGSU during the week of October 6-10. You must successfully complete the online course work in order to progress to the in-class section. The State exam will be available October 10.
Must be registered by August 17.
OAC 4765-11-14: Each student shall be certified as a firefighter under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code. Each student shall be employed by one of the following: A firefighting agency as defined in division (A)(5) of section 9.60 of the Revised Code; A private firefighting company as defined in division (A)(5) of section 9.60 of the Revised Code that is providing fire protection in accordance with division (B), (C), or (D) of section 9.60 of the Revised Code. Students must complete NIMS IS-100 and IS-700 prior to certification.
You must purchase and bring IFSTA Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement–8th Edition & Study Guide. The books can be purchased through www.osufpp.org or John D. Pruer & Associates at 1.800.253.8183.
Students will also need a copy of the current Ohio Fire Code & Building Code.