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Train for a rewarding career with Tolles Public Safety courses in Firefighting I/II and EMT.


Become a full-time Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Ohio. This course meets and/or exceeds the state’s certification requirements for a professional EMT in Ohio. The program follows the state and national curriculum for EMT. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to sit for the State of Ohio and the National Registry written and practical exam. Included in the class are ten hours of practical “hands-on” experience with hospitals and emergency medical providers.


  • Orientation - Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:00pm
  • Classes begin - Wednesday, August 17, 2020 5:00pm 




Application Packet 

Firefighting I & II

Fire I & II course meets and/or exceeds State and National certification requirements for Firefighter I & II. Students can expect a challenging classroom curriculum, combined with practical hands-on training. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to sit for Ohio’s Firefighter I & II written and practical exam. All students must be able to provide protective gear and SCBA. Gear may also be rented through the Adult Education program.


  • Orientation - Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:00pm
  • Classes begin - Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:00pm 




Application Packet 

*Please provide a copy of your driver's license and auto insurance.
*Application fee $45 

CPR/First Aid Certification

Tolles Adult Education Public Safety offers CPR and First Aid Certification to the public. Contact Josh McDowell at 
jmcdowell@tollestech.com for pricing and availability.


How Do I Become a Firefighter?

Although this seems like a straightforward question, many variables might affect your decision-making process. First, do you want to be a full-time, part-time or volunteer firefighter? A full-time firefighter in the State of Ohio requires the following certifications: Firefighter I & II, hazardous materials awareness, hazardous materials operations and incident command system 100 & 700.  More +
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