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Live Fire Operations Instructor

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Live Fire Operations Instructor       3

PREREQUISISTE: Ohio Fire Instructor or Assistant Fire Instructor. This course will provide students with an introduction to the necessary knowledge and tools to properly prepare and conduct live fire training evolutions in accordance with Ohio Department of Public Safety requirements as of 4/7/14. The course includes an in-depth analysis of NFPA 1403, addressing evolutions at acquired structures, traditional training buildings, gas fired training buildings and exterior props, vehicle fires and exterior class B fires.


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Fire Officer IV Executive Officer

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Fire Officer IV Executive Officer       3

Prerequisite: Fire Officer III, currently serving as a Managing Officer or higher. This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer IV as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, Chapter 7. Homework and other out-of-class work are necessary to complete this course. Students are required to complete a major written project to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess Pro Board or IFSAC certification as Fire Officer III are eligible to receive Pro Board certification as Fire Officer IV


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Firefighter II (FF I & II)

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Firefighter II (FF I & II)       3

** This is a "wait-listed" class. Call to enroll. Enrollment does not guarantee a spot in the class.

Meets requirements for both Firefighter I and II in an intensive 7.5-week class. Meets Ohio certification requirements. Meets objectives for NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition, Chapters 5 and 6, and is accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board).

Call Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for prerequisites and registration

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting prior to the start of class.


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Advanced Fire Investigation

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Advanced Fire Investigation       3

This course, which builds on material learned in an Introduction to Fire Investigation class, covers explosions, fire fatalities, interviewing, resource management, data analysis and court proceedings, including a hands-on component utilizing multi-room burn cells. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Prerequisite: Introduction to (Basic) Fire Investigation. Students seeking Pro Board certification to NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2014 Edition must have successfully completed Great Oaks Introduction to Fire Investigation course.


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Fire Officer II Managing Company Officer

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Fire Officer II Managing Company Officer       3

Prerequisite: Fire Officer I, currently serving as a Supervising Officer or higher. This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer II as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, Chapter 5. The course includes subjects related to human resource management, community and government relations, and analysis of emergency/non-emergency service delivery. During this course students will apply accepted managerial and organizational skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-of-class work will be necessary to complete this course. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certificate for Fire Officer I are eligible for Pro Board certification as Fire Officer II. Students must provide verification of this certification prior to the start of class.


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Fire Instructor I and II / Public Safety Instructor

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Fire Instructor I and II / Public Safety Instructor       3

This course will prepare participants to develop lesson plans, learning objectives, training aids and evaluation instruments, as well as teach from prepared lesson plans. The student will give several presentations during the course including a fifteen minute graded presentation on the final day of class. This course is compliant with NFPA 1041, Professional Qualifications for Fire Instructor (2019 edition), meets and exceeds the requirements to certify as an Ohio Public Safety Instructor, and qualifies for certification by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). Pre-requisites: Ohio Firefighter II certification and Ohio FFII knowledge examination, or Ohio EMT certification and Ohio EMT knowledge examination and skills (National Registry). Pre-requisite confirmation must be received prior to finalize enrollment. Students must be Pro Board certified as Firefighter II to be eligible for Pro Board Fire Instructor I and II.


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Fire Instructor Orientation

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Fire Instructor Orientation       3

Successful completion of the fire service instructor module and Live Fire Awareness module meet requirements for assistant and fire instructors in accordance with OAC rules 4765-21-03, 4765-21-07, 4765-24-15. (Live Fire Awareness module included with this course)


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Hazard Recognition Officer-Fire Inspector I

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Hazard Recognition Officer-Fire Inspector I       3

The Hazard Recognition Officer certification provides certificate holders with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to conduct fire and life safety inspections in Ohio. The certification is optional and meets the minimum requirements set forth in the nationally recognized standard, NFPA 1031: "Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner” for Fire Inspector I.


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Fire Officer I Supervising Company Officer

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Fire Officer I Supervising Company Officer       3

This course meets the requirements for Fire Officer I as defined in NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, Chapter 4.The course includes subjects related to leadership/supervision, communications, health/safety, training, and incident management/operations. During this course students will apply accepted leadership and supervisory skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-of-class work will be necessary to complete this course. Students must pass both written and practical examinations to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certificates for Firefighter II and Fire Instructor I are eligible to receive Pro Board certification for Fire Officer I. Students should provide verification of these certifications prior to the start of class.


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Fire Officer III Administrative Officer

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Fire Officer III Administrative Officer       3

Prerequisite: Fire Officer II, serving as a Supervising Officer or higher. This course meets the requirements of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition, Chapter 6. Topics include: General, Human Resource Management, Community and Government Relations, Administration, Inspection and Investigation, and Emergency Management. During this course students will apply accepted administrative, managerial, and organizational skills to situations within their own department. Homework and other out-of-class work will be necessary to complete this course. Students are required to complete a major written project to receive a certificate of completion. Students who possess Pro Board or IFSAC certification as Fire Officer II are eligible to receive Pro Board certification for Fire Officer III.


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Ohio Fire Safety Inspector / Fire Inspector I / II

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Ohio Fire Safety Inspector / Fire Inspector I / II       3

The student will be introduced to the Ohio Fire and Building codes and how to utilize them in the field. Topics include: code enforcement, principles of electricity and matter, public relations, fire protection, and life safety. Completion of this course requires term papers and oral reports. Students must be a member of a Fire Department to be eligible for Ohio certification as a Fire Safety Inspector and must provide a letter of sponsorship from their Fire Chief. This course meets the requirements for Ohio Fire Safety Inspector and Pro Board Fire Inspector II as defined in NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, Chap 5, 2014 Edition.


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Confined Space Operations

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Confined Space Operations       3

*This course is taught in conjunction with the Fire and Emergency Medical Rescue Academy


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Hazardous Materials Technician - NFPA

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Hazardous Materials Technician - NFPA       3

This course complies with the OSHA HAZWOPER requirements. This course is also accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). Qualifying students will be eligible to recieve Pro Board certification. Contact Public Safety Services at (513) 771-1142 for detailed course description and dates. *This course is taught in conjuction with the Fire and Ermergency Medical Rescue Academy


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Rope Rescue Operations

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Rope Rescue Operations       3

*This course is taught in conjunction with the Fire and Emergency Medial Rescue Academy.


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Private Security Basic Handgun

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Private Security Basic Handgun       3

Great Oaks Police Academy offers a 20-hour firearms course to meet the Ohio Peace Office Training Council (OPOTC) mandate for the private security professional to carry a firearm during employment. Need 350 rounds of ammo (no reloads or steel core) No sub compacts. Call for dates at (513) 771-1142


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EMT - Basic

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EMT - Basic       3

EMT is the most important element in the pre-hospital care system, the initial emergency care to the sick and injured on the scene. This course meets current Ohio requirements for certification as an EMT. Call the Center for Public Safety for prerequisities and registration.


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EMT Refresher

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EMT Refresher       3

Course meets current Ohio standard for recertifying as an EMT, or retesting for National Registry. Call (513) 771-1142 for information.


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EMS Instructor Orientation

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EMS Instructor Orientation       3

Successful completion of the EMS instructor module in accordance with OAC rules 4765-21-03, 4765-21-07, 4765-24-15.


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Firearms - Concealed Carry

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Firearms - Concealed Carry       3

Great Oaks Firing Range offers a firearms course to meet the Ohio required training necessary to apply for the Ohio Concealed Carry permit. This course has 6 hours of classroom instruction which includes: firearms home safety, safe handling of firearms and ammunition, deadly force matters, dispute resolution, nomenclature of a handgun, types of holsters, functions of a revolver and semi-automatic pistol and range rules and regulations. Two hours of range instructions includes: malfunction drills, proper use of the handgun at normal self-defense distances, and live fire practice. Students must furnish either a revovler or semi-automatic pistol, 200 rounds of ammunition and either speed loaders or magazines. Handgun rentals and ammunition are available on a limited basis. Contact the Rangemaster at 513-612-5796 for availability and cost.


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Requalification Revolver or Semiautomatic

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Requalification Revolver or Semiautomatic       3

Great Oaks Police Academy is offering a firearms course to meet the yearly qualification set forth in the ORC section 4749.10 for the private security professional to maintain their firearm certificate. The course will review the Ohio Legal aspects of carrying a firearm, firearms home safety, range/firearm rules/regulations and range practice on the handgun shooting stages. Students will be tested both in the classroom and on the range. Students are required to bring firearm, belt, holster, 2 Speed-loaders or 3 magazines. Please note: Officers must have a copy of their current OPOTC firearms certificate and can qualify up to 90 days prior to the expiration date. We strongly recommend officers re-qualify up to 90 days prior to the expiration date. We strongly recommend officers re-qualify at the earliest date. Great Oaks firearms instructors are OPOTC certified. We must have a minimum of five students. Student must wear appropriate clothing and foot gear. PANTS with belt loops and a BELT as well as good tactical shoes or tennis shoes, NO SHORT, MUSCLE SHIRTS OR FLIP FLOPS. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE CLASS, shirts can be full length tee shirts with sleeves, polo button up, etc. NO CUT OFFS OR SHIRTS WITHOUT SLEEVES.


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Ohio Department of Public Safety State Examination

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Ohio Department of Public Safety State Examination       3

Firefighter State Examination: Offered for students that need to take the Volunteer Firefighter, Firefighter I, Firefighter I Transition, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor Techniques, Fire Inspector, or Instructor Knowledge state examination. Please note that students must complete the appropriate training course prior to registering for this exam. Students from other training entities or reciprocity and reinstatement exams should contact PSS directly @ 513-771-1142 or pssinfo@greatoaks.com. All students must email pssinfo@greatoaks.com the specific title of the exam they wish to take a minimum of 14 days in advance of the listed test date.


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Paramedic Refresher

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Paramedic Refresher       3

The Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program curriculum is the minimum acceptable content that must be included in any Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program. The didactic portion of the Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program may be taught through online or distance learning formats in accordance with OAC 4765-7-11, however cognitive and psychomotor testing shall be conducted in a traditional classroom environment. The Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program consists of 48 classroom hours


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NFPA 2400 Public Safety SUAS Certification Course

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NFPA 2400 Public Safety SUAS Certification Course       3

NFPA 2400, Standard for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) Used for Public Safety Operations, 2019 edition, is the first NFPA standard supporting sUAS integration into the public safety community is an all-encompassing standard providing a foundation for sUAS integration into the public safety community. NFPA 2400 is the foundation from which public safety departments can develop sUAS programs and can do so based on the most current industry knowledge and with the backing of an ANSI-accredited standard. Students successfully completing this course are eligible for certification under NFPA 2400 Chapter 5, Professional Qualifications for sUAS Public Safety Personnel