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Firefighter II (FF I & II)

Program Length

300 hours, 7.5 weeks


Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Program Dates

Start Date: April  3, 2017
End Date: May 18, 2017

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
Public Safety Services
200 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)


Tuition Information

Tuition: $3,075 – Includes books, fees, materials, FF protective gear, state test (One attempt)

Other Costs: Uniforms – Estimated cost $300.00

Related Information

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education

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To register call 513.771.1142.

Develop Entry Level Skills to Gain a Career in the Public or Private Sector as a Fire Fighter with this Short-Term (State License) Certification Program.

The Fire Fighter II program (FF I & II) teaches students fire ground safety, basic building construction, search and rescue, horizontal/vertical ventilation, suppression of class A-D fires, ground and aerial ladders, incident management, salvage and overhaul, forcible entry, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and hazardous material operations. Graduates are eligible to take the Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Medical Service FF I & II certification/licensing examination.

* Please note: This program is not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA®). Please click here to view other types of assistance

Enrollment Requirements:

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Achieve an ACT® WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher on Applied Mathematics and Locating Information, and a 5 or higher on Reading for Information.
  • Background check BCI&I and FBI (May take up to 6 weeks for results)
  • Medical physical examination (Great Oaks form)

Ready to Enroll?

  • To register for the WorkKeys test call 513.771.1142.
    • For WorkKeys test information, visit the ACT website.
    • Register for ACT’s free WorkKeys online test prep materials.
    • For free WorkKeys practice tests visit the OhioMeansJobs® website.