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2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Fire Fighter I Certificate (Owens Code: ZFF1)


Successful completion of a program of study at the College does not guarantee licensure, certification, employment in a relevant occupation, or transferability/admission to other educational institutions or programs.


Campus Offered

Credits Required

Toledo 5

Submit Interest Card

Financial Aid Eligibility Information  

Certificate Goals and Outcomes  

Advisory Committee


Department of Criminal Justice and Emergency Services

Administration       

Toledo Campus              

Phone        

Email

Dr. Ruth Babel-Smith, Chair,

Criminal Justice

Heritage Hall 106N

(567) 661-7613  ruth_babelsmith@owens.edu

Mark King, Manager, OPOTA Program

Center for Emergency Preparedness (FTS) 121 (567) 661-7439 mark_king@owens.edu

Vacant, Chair, Fire Services

     

Matthew Phillips, Chair,

Emergency Services Technology  

Center for Emergency Preparedness (FTS) 107

(567) 661-2140 matthew_phillips3@owens.edu

 

Accreditation

Certificates of Accreditation are issued by Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services, State Board of Emergency Medical Services through March 31, 2020.  (Accreditation Number 344).  For more information concerning the certificates of accreditation contact the Emergency Medical Services Division, Attention: EMS Accreditation, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.).

The Owens Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (727) 210-2350 www.caahep.org. To contact CoAEMSP: (214) 703-8445 www.coaemsp.org

Fire Charter is issued by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services. Charter Number 344, (Renewal site visit January 2018). For more information concerning the fire charter contact the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Services, Charles D. Shipley Building, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio, 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.

 

Certification Examination

Upon completion of the courses, a certification examination is available at Owens Community College.

Required Courses


Petition for Certificate Completion


Students are eligible to become a candidate for a certificate when the student has completed all necessary requirements. Students who are registering for their final semester of course work must submit a petition for certificate completion by accessing their Ozone account.

Visit the Owens website for petition deadline dates and fee information.  For more information regarding certificate completion refer to Chapter 2 - Academic College Policy, 3358:11-2-51, Graduation Requirements Policy and Procedures.