- Program Length
675 hours, 18 weeks
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Program Dates
Start Date: April 5, 2021
End Date: August 2, 2021
Orientation: March 6, 2021 at 8:00 am
Start Date: August 16, 2021
End Date: December 15, 2021
- Program Campus Location
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
Public Safety Services
200 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)
- Tuition Information
Direct Cost: The cost of the program
Total*: $8,213 (Subject to change) Includes uniforms
Please note: Books, tools and supplies are a requirement of each program and are a mandatory cost of the program.
- Other Costs
Indirect Costs: These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school. They are shown for federal financial aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.
Dependent Student: $3,260
Independent Student: $5,532
- Available Certifications
All graduates of this accredited program receive Pro Board certifications
Gain Skills in Firefighting and Emergency Medical Rescue
NOW ENROLLING FOR SPRING 2021!
Deadline for enrollment is 2/6/2021
If you want to help people, can keep calm in intense situations, and are ready for a challenge, join the Firefighting/Emergency Medical Rescue Academy. You can earn both an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) certification, a professional firefighter certification, plus train in the same settings and situations as local firefighters.
The Great Oaks Fire Academy offers 675 hours of EMS, fire, fire pumper, hazardous materials incidents, and technical rescue from our nationally and internationally recognized faculty.
For job outlook and wages for Fire & Emergency Medical Rescue Academy visit www.onetonline.org.
Fire & Emergency Medical Rescue Academy (for the April 2021 academy):
Information session dates:
Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30 pm
Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30 pm
*All information sessions are held in room 102 in the Public Safety Services building
- Attend an information session (online or in-person)
- Complete an application here.
- Read through the Fire Academy Admissions Packet and Prerequisite Forms
- Start the financial aid process
- Meet the required benchmarks for the WorkKeys® Test
- Schedule an interview with the Fire Academy staff
- Everything in the admissions packet must be completed prior to scheduling an interview
- Have a physical done by a physician
- Complete a BCI/FBI background check
- Attend a mandatory orientation
- Finish financial aid and sign all required papers
All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806
Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education