Class Dates: Monday's & Saturday’s: September 7 – November 17, 2021
The first class will be Tuesday, September 7th because of Labor Day
The State fire exam will be given on Monday, November 15 at Howland Station #30.
Times: Monday classes meet from 6 PM – 10 PM. Saturday classes meet from 8 AM - 4 PM (varies).
Location: Garrettsville Fire Department; 8035 Elm St, Garrettsville, OH 44231
Cost: $950.00 registration
$125.00 Books & online learning platform (Navigate)
$525.00 Rental Gear – Turnout Gear Rental, Inc
BCI Background Check – To be completed on own
Gear supplied from a sponsoring department must be within NFPA 10 yr. compliance
Make checks or money orders payable in full to the Howland Training Center. Purchase orders will only be accepted from Fire Departments.
Students must provide the following information the first night of class:
Copy of Firefighter I card
Copy of a Ohio driver’s license
Completed NFPA compliant physical examination by Doctor – Forms attached
Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI) check paid for by the candidate.
Copy of their NIMS 100 and 700 certifications
Hazmat Awareness & Operations
Life Safety Initiatives
EVOC not more than twelve months prior to the firefighter II training course start date.
ProBoard: Following the issuance of an Ohio Firefighter I or Firefighter II certificate to practice, the firefighter will be emailed a notice of eligibility and a link to apply for Pro Board certification.
If you have any questions, please call Natalie at 330-856-5022 (ext. 1097) or email firstname.lastname@example.org , Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
Class size is limited to 20 students.