EMS & Fire Certifications

Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Certification

“Fire safety inspector instructor” means an individual who holds a certificate to teach fire safety inspector courses issued by the chief executive officer of the State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services pursuant to section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and Chapter 4765-21 of the Administrative Code. Fire instructors may only teach courses at or below the level of their fire training certificate.

Course Entrance Requirements

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

  • Possess a current firefighter certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Ohio Revised Code and 4765-20-03 of the Ohio Administrative Code that is in good standing;
  • In the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified fire safety inspector;
  • Successfully pass the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code for fire safety inspector.

Ohio Administrative Code: 4765-21-02

 

Application Requirements

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

  • Possess a current firefighter certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Ohio Revised Code and 4765-20-03 of the Ohio Administrative Code that is in good standing;
  • In the preceding seven years, have at least five years of experience as a certified fire safety inspector;
  • Successfully pass the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code for fire safety inspector.

Ohio Administrative Code: 4765-21-02

 

Qualifications

An applicant for a fire safety inspector instructor certificate shall meet all of the following requirements:

  • Submit a completed “Fire Instructor, Assistant Fire Instructor and/or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application;”
  • In the preceding seven years, have been certified for at least five years as a fire safety inspector;
  • Possess a current and valid fire safety inspector certificate that is in good standing;
  • Successfully pass the instructor knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code at the fire safety inspector level;
  • Successfully complete a fire safety inspector instructor training course as set forth in paragraph (A) of rule 4765-11-16 of the Ohio Administrative Code;
  • Successfully pass the instructional methods examination, as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code;
  • Comply with the requirements for a fire safety inspector certificate as set forth in paragraphs (A)(5) to (A)(6) of rule 4765-20-03 of the Ohio Administrative Code.

Ohio Administrative Code: 4765-21-03

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