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

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.

Schedule

  • Orientation - January 31, 2022 5:00pm (mandatory)
  • Classes begin - February 14 - June 8, 2022 5:00pm 
  • Class meeting times: Monday & Wednesday, 5-10pm

Cost

$1199 plus textbook

*Apply 

EMT Application Packet

ALL paperwork, $45.00 application fee payment, and tuition payment or arrangements MUST be made before orientation

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.

Schedule

Spring
  • Orientation - February 1, 2022 6:00pm
  • Classes begin - February 15 - June 23, 2022 6:00pm
  • Class meeting times: Tuesday & Thursday, 6-10pm and Saturday, 8am-5pm
Summer
  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Classes begin - June 6 - July 29, 2022
  • Class meeting times: Tuesday & Thursday, 6-10pm and Saturday, 8am-5pm

Cost

$2295 plus textbook

*Apply 

Fire Application Packet

ALL paperwork, $45.00 application fee payment, and tuition payment or arrangements MUST be made before orientation
*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 
[email protected] for pricing and availability.

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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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