Skip to main content

Fire Instructor Certification – Hybrid Online/Face-to-Face format

ID : 4872   
« back to classes page

Description

For qualified firefighters who wish to complete their instructor certification with a combination of concentrated class work and online learning.

Fire Instructor Certification – NEW Format

Online Coursework: September 20 - October 17, 2021  For qualified firefighters who wish to complete their instructor certification with a combination of concentrated class work and online learning.

In Classroom At BGSU: October 18-21  Monday - Thursday  8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Option 1 Test Date at BGSU: Wednesday, October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Option 2 Test Date at BGSU: Thursday, October 21 @ 8:00 am 
Class on Thursday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Students will be in the classroom 4 days and online for the remainder of the class. You will learn the principles of adult learning, communication, instructional methods, lesson plan development, assessment, NFPA 1403 Awareness, and all other components of the ODPS Instructor Course core curriculum.
**A separate NFPA 1403 course will be added at a later date for certified instructors who will teach live fire evolutions.

Special Requirements

Candidates must hold a valid certificate to practice as a firefighter issued under section 4765.55 of the Ohio Revised Code; in the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified firefighter; pass (80%) the written Firefighter Knowledge examination approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety/Division of EMS Executive Director (OAC 4765-21-02).
Firefighter II exam results (80% or better and taken within the past 12 months) may substitute for the fire knowledge exam.
*You must submit your completed Knowledge exam results or you will be removed from the class and placed on a waitlist. Please fax results to 419-372-1631.
The online section of this class is flexible, but you must meet assignment deadlines each week.
http://training.fema.gov/is/nims.asp
 
Required Textbook
You must purchase and bring the IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor (9th edition - 2019). Publisher: Fire Protection Publications.
Self-study guide is optional, but recommended. 

 

Class Details

32 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Bowen-Thompson Student Union
  Online Class-BGSU.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Mark Stewart  2.Daniel Podlogar 

Fee: 

$565.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/20/2021 - 10/17/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Web, Online Class-BGSU  Map Daniel Podlogar 
10/18/2021 - 10/21/2021 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bowling Green, Bowen-Thompson Student Union  Map Mark Stewart