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Rule 4765-24-12 | Firefighter II transition course.

 

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

(A) A training course to transition a certified firefighter I to the firefighter II certification level shall consist of a minimum of eighty-four hours that meets the general knowledge requirements, general skill requirements, and the job performance requirements specified in "NFPA 1001" for firefighter II, as set forth in the firefighter II course objectives approved by the executive director, with advice and counsel of the committee as provided in the "Firefighter II Transition Course Packet";

(B) The "Firefighter II Transition Course Packet," approved by the executive director, with advice and counsel of the committee, shall be used as a guide when delivering firefighter II transition courses.

(C) A chartered fire training program may reorganize or add to the program-specific course objectives and objective check-off sheets to align with the programs course schedule.

(1) All program-specific course objectives and objective check-off sheets shall meet all of the requirements as outlined in the firefighter II course objectives provided in the "Firefighter II Transition Course Packet";

(2) Program-specific course objectives and objective check-off sheets shall be approved by the executive director prior to implementation;

(3) A chartered program that chooses to reorganize or add to the program-specific course objectives and objective check-off sheets shall provide a cross reference to the firefighter II course objectives provided in the "Firefighter II Transition Course Packet" to assist with program review.

(D) (D) A chartered fire training program shall use the firefighter II practical skills sheets approved by the executive director when conducting practical skills testing for state certification.

(E) A chartered program shall admit only those individuals who meet the following requirements into a firefighter II transition course:

(1) Shall be at least eighteen years of age;

(2) Shall hold a current and valid firefighter I certificate, in good standing, for admission to a firefighter II transition course.

(3) Shall have successfully completed a hazardous materials awareness and operations course.

(4) Shall have successfully completed a "Courage to be Safe: Sixteen Life Safety Initiatives Course" totaling at least four hours.

(5) Shall meet "NFPA 1001" chapter 1 entrance requirements;

(6) Shall meet all admission requirements established by the chartered program.

(F) Firefighter II course instructors shall be appointed by the program director in accordance with the following:

(1) Each instructor shall hold a current and valid firefighter II certificate in accordance with Chapter 4765-20 of the Administrative Code.

(2) Each instructor shall hold a current and valid fire instructor or assistant fire instructor certificate in accordance with Chapter 4765-21 of the Administrative Code.

(G) The training requirements listed in paragraph (A) of this rule shall commence and end within a consecutive twelve-month period.

(H) Prior to being permitted to participate in live fire training evolutions, students shall meet the minimum student prerequisites to participate in live fire training evolutions in accordance with "NFPA 1403" chapter 4.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4765.55
Amplifies: 4765.55
Five Year Review Date: 10/1/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 1/24/2008, 4/7/2014, 1/1/2018