4765-21-02 Instructor training course entrance requirements.

(A) Prior to admission into a fire instructor course, an individual shall meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Possess a current firefighter certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-20-02 of the Administrative Code that is in good standing;

(2) In the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified firefighter. Experience as a firefighter in another state, the District of Columbia, a United States territory, or any branch of the United States military may be used to fulfill this requirement, as approved by the program director;

(3) Successfully pass the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code at the firefighter II level.

(B) Prior to admission into a fire safety inspector instructor training course, an individual shall meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Possess a current fire safety inspector certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-20-03 of the Administrative Code;

(2) In the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified fire safety inspector;

(3) Successfully pass the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code for fire safety inspector.

(C) Prior to admission into an assistant fire instructor course, an individual shall meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Possess a current firefighter certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and rule 4765-20-02 of the Administrative Code that is in good standing;

(2) In the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified firefighter. Experience as a firefighter in another state, the District of Columbia, a United States territory, or any branch of the United States military may be used to fulfill this requirement, as approved by the program director;

(3) Successfully pass the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code at the firefighter I level.

Replaces: 4765-21-02

Effective: 04/07/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4765.55
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4765.55
Prior Effective Dates: 9/30/04, 6/30/75, 5/1/79, 1/1/89, 1/1/96, 9/25/00, 5/29/03, and 1/24/08