Monday, January 25, 2016

OU-C to host Ohio Fire Academy fire instructor course


Ohio University-Chillicothe and the Ohio Fire Academy (OFA) are partnering to host a fire instructor I and II course at OU-C from March 21 to April 1. The course is designed for individuals seeking certification in Ohio as fire instructors.

The course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively deliver instruction from a lesson plan and maintain records. Participants will learn theories of modern adult education and their application. Students will practice teaching skills during in-class demonstrations. Students are required to attend all classes as well as pass written and practical examinations.

To register, contact the OFA registrar at (614) 752-7196.

Fire instructor candidates must hold a current firefighter certificate; have at least five years of experience as a certified firefighter in the past seven years; pass instructor examination at the firefighter II level; and comply with OAC rule 4765-21-03.

Assistant fire instructor candidates must hold a current firefighter certificate; have at least five years of experience as a certified firefighter in the past seven years; pass instructor knowledge exam at the firefighter II level; and comply with OAC rule 4765-21-03.

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