Firefighter II (FF I & II)

Program Length

300 hours, 7.5 weeks


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

Program Dates

No upcoming dates scheduled 

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: $5,500 – Includes books, fees, materials, FF protective gear, state test (One attempt)

Available Certifications

Great Oaks Career Campuses is 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.

Click here for the Firefighter I & II information packet! 

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

The deadline for enrolling is 30 days before the first day of class. There will be a mandatory orientation meeting prior to the start of class.

Enrollment Requirements:

Ready to Enroll?


  • Call Public Safety Services on the Scarlet Oaks Campus 513.771.1142
  • Contact Johnny Mason, Supervisor