4765-20-14 Continuing education option to upgrade a volunteer firefighter to a firefighter I.

(A) A certified volunteer firefighter may upgrade to a firefighter I through the completion of a firefighter I transition course, as set forth in rule 4765-11-10 of the Administrative Code.

(1) The firefighter I transition course shall be taught through a chartered program.

(2) All training and testing shall be completed in a thirty-six month period from the start date of the course.

(3) The applicant shall successfully pass the knowledge examination at the firefighter I level, as set forth in paragraph (A) of rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Fire training hours completed may be applied toward continuing education requirements for the applicant's current fire certification level as required in rules 4765-20-13 or 4765-20-22 of the Administrative Code.

(C) An applicant who completes the requirements to transition to a firefighter I shall apply in accordance with rule 4765-20-02 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: 4765-20-14

Effective: 04/07/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.55
Rule Amplifies: 4765.55
Prior Effective Dates: 1/24/08