Lawriter - OAC - 4765-21-11 Fire instructor or fire safety inspector instructor crossover certification.

4765-21-11 Fire instructor or fire safety inspector instructor crossover certification.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule see rule 4765-25-02 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) The executive director shall issue a fire instructor certificate to a fire safety inspector instructor who meets the following requirements:

(1) In the preceding seven years, the applicant has been certified for at least five years as a firefighter;

(2) The applicant possesses a current and valid firefighter certificate that is in good standing;

(3) The applicant passes the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code at the firefighter II level;

(4) The applicant completes the four hour "Fire Service Training Module" ;

(5) The applicant completes the four hour "Live Fire Training Awareness Module" ;

(6) The applicant:

(a) Shall not have been convicted of any of the following:

(i) Any felony;

(ii) A misdemeanor committed in the course of practice;

(iii) A misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

(b) Shall not have committed fraud, misrepresentation, or material deception in applying for, or obtaining a certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(7) The applicant submits a completed "Fire, Assistant Fire, or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application."

(B) An applicant for a fire instructor certificate, who wishes to provide instruction in any live fire training courses, shall meet the live fire instructor requirements as set forth in rule 4765-21-03 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The executive director shall issue a fire safety inspector instructor certificate to a fire instructor who meets the following requirements:

(1) In the preceding seven years, the applicant has been certified for at least five years as a fire safety inspector;

(2) The applicant possesses a current and valid fire safety inspector certificate that is in good standing;

(3) The applicant passes the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-21-05 of the Administrative Code for fire safety inspector instructor;

(4) The applicant completes the eight hour "Fire Safety Inspector Training Module" ;

(5) The applicant:

(a) Shall not have been convicted of any of the following:

(i) Any felony;

(ii) A misdemeanor committed in the course of practice;

(iii) A misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

(b) Shall not have committed fraud, misrepresentation, or material deception in applying for, or obtaining a certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(6) The applicant submits a completed "Fire, Assistant Fire, and or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application."

(D) Applicants shall complete the requirements in paragraph (A) of this rule within one year .

(E) Applicants shall complete the requirements in paragraph (C) of this rule within one year.

(F) A certificate to teach issued pursuant to this rule shall be issued in accordance with the certification cycles and pro-rated renewal requirements set forth in rule 4765-21-15 of the Administrative Code.


Effective: 4/1/2019
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/1/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.55
Rule Amplifies: 4765.55
Prior Effective Dates: 06/30/1975, 05/01/1979, 01/01/1989, 01/01/1996, 09/25/2000, 05/29/2003, 09/30/2004, 1/24/08, 04/07/2014, 01/01/2018