Firefighter II (FF I & II)

Program Length

300 hours, 7.5 weeks


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

Program Dates

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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

Available Certifications

Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

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For current class listings or to register, click here or phone 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:

  • High school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency)
  • Achieve a WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher in Applied Math and Graphic Literacy and a (5) in Workplace Documents.
  • Background check BCI&I and FBI (May take up to 6 weeks for results)
  • Medical physical examination (Great Oaks form)

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