Fire Service Training

Experience the thrill of saving lives and fighting fires as you operate a wide range of firefighting and life-saving equipment.

This Fire Service Training program will prepare you to become an Ohio Certified Professional Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician - Basic.

Instructor:
Jay Louks
(740) 203.2296
LouksJ@DelawareAreaCC.org
1610 State Route 521 | Delaware, OH 43015

For general questions about DACC or to schedule a tour, contactus at (740) 201-3216 or LinkM@DelawareAreaCC.org.

Class Facts

Location: North Campus

Grade Level: Juniors and Seniors

2016/2017 Fees:
Fire Service Training I: $547.00
Fire Service Training II: $206.00

Curriculum Highlights
  • Practice CPR and basic care for the ill and injured
  • Utilize curriculum focused on the Firefighter Certification and National Standard Curriculum for EMT
  • Develop fire, rescue and emergency medical services skills
  • Explore the social aspects of firefighting such as teamwork and station etiquette
Additional Benefits
  • Learn independent work skills
  • Improve your problem solving and decision making skills
  • Experience leadership and teamwork
  • Take field trips
  • Apply for your Paramedic Certification
  • Listen to guest speakers
  • Use state-of-the-art equipment
  • Participate with many area Fire/EMS departments
  • Gain knowledge and prepare for the State of Ohio Firefighter certification exam
  • Earn up to 12 credits
  • This training and certification can cost thousands of dollars for high school graduates and adults
  • DACC has great connections with Columbus State Community College and Hocking Technical College
Organization, Affiliation, or CTSO

SkillsUSA

College Connections
  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Hocking Technical College
Industry Credentials Available
  • Ohio Certified Professional Firefighter
  • EMT- Basic, CPR, Ohio EVOC
Technology Integration
  • Computers with updated technology for everyday use
  • Blackboard and Blackboard Mobile
  • Google Earth and mapping with Global Information Systems (GIS)
  • Hybrid learning
Career Focus

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Work immediately as a Firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician
  • Advance to a post-secondary education medic school
  • Advance to a 2 or 4 year college
Testimonials

 “Firefighting is hard work and the training isn’t easy. This class is a great way to make a decision while you’re still in high school if you want to pursue firefighting as a career. You can also save a lot of money by earning almost all of your required certifications while you’re in this class.”
- Adam Straub

"Being in the Fire Program is like being part of a big family. All of these guys are my brothers and Captain calls us his children. He really cares about us. I've always wanted to be a firefighter - this is my fast track to get there."
- Allison Marstiller