In the next decade a majority of career fire service professionals with 25 plus years service will be retiring under the State of Ohio “Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP).” Replacement employees will be needed to fill openings not only for entry-level positions, but promotions in the officer ranks as well.
Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.
|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|COM 2211||Effective Public Speaking||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|FST 1102||Firefighter I||7|
|FST 1103||Firefighter II Transition||4|
|FST 1120||Fire Safety Inspector||4|
|FST 1125||Fire Investigation I||3|
|FST 1403||Live Fire Instructor||2|
|FST 1442||Emergency Vehicle Operator||1|
|FST 2209||Fire Service Instructor||4|
|FST 2251||Fire Officer I||3|
|FST 2252||Fire Officer II||2|
|FST 2253||Fire Officer III||3|
|FST 2254||Fire Officer IV||3|
|MAN 2150||Management & Organizational Behavior||3|
|MAN 2140||Human Resource Management||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|(MAT 1120 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective)||3|
|Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective||3|
|Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective||3|
The Firefighter I, II, Fire Safety Inspector, and Fire Instructor Classes are certification courses through the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Also Firefighter I and II, Fire Instructor I and Fire Officer I and II are accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications. We are currently in the process of extending ProBoard certification to Fire Instructor II, Fire Officer III and Fire Officer IV.