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Fire Safety Inspector – Hybrid Online/Face-to-Face format

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

REGISTER BY March 20. This class has been approved by the ODPS/Fire Training Committee to be delivered in this format at BGSU. The online section of the class will be taught March 27 - May 14 and the in-class portion is taught at BGSU during the week of May 15-19. You must successfully complete the online course work in order to progress to the in-class section. The State exam will be available in the afternoon of Friday, May 19.

Special Requirements
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.

Required Textbook
You must purchase and bring IFSTA Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement–8th Edition & Exam Prep. The books can be purchased through or John D. Pruer & Associates at 1.800.253.8183.

Students will also need a copy of the current Ohio Fire Code 

Class Details

59 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu.  
  Weekly - Fri.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Online Class-BGSU.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Andrew Bickerstaff  2.Patrick Wambo  3.Brandon Loboschefski 

CEUs : 80



Registration Closes On
Monday, March 27, 2023 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/27/2023 - 5/19/2023 Weekly - Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Web, Online Class-BGSU  Map Brandon Loboschefski 
5/15/2023 - 5/18/2023 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM TBD, TBD  Map Brandon Loboschefski  ; Patrick Wambo 
5/19/2023 - 5/19/2023 Weekly - Fri 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM TBD, TBD  Map Brandon Loboschefski  ; Andrew Bickerstaff