Apollo’s Fire Training is home to the region’s only live burn facility and the state’s only extrication training vehicle. Apollo continues to provide the safest, most convenient and cost-effective way to deliver hands-on training. Many of the that the fire service performs is physical in nature; because of that fact, it is important that Apollo provides training that is as realistic as possible.

Courses offered, but not limited to:

Volunteer Firefighter Course

This basic training class is required by the state of Ohio for all new volunteer firefighters. Topics will include safety, fire behavior, personal protective equipment and much more.

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Level I Firefighter

The Level I Firefighter class is required for all State of Ohio Volunteer Firefighters. Topics include safety, personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), ladders, fire streams, building construction, sprinkler systems, forced entry, and many fire control topics. The certification test is given at the end of the course.

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Level I Transition Firefighter

This course builds upon the Volunteer Firefighter level by going into subjects like building construction, sprinkler systems, forced entry, and many fire control topics. Upon completion, the certification test for Level I firefighter is given for certification. Prerequisite: Volunteer Firefighter

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Level II Firefighter

Upon completion of Level II Firefighter, the firefighter is certified as Professional Firefighter II by the State of Ohio. It includes advanced studies in fire control, hazardous materials, company operations, inspections, vehicle operations, and much more. The certification test is comprehensive over all aspects of firefighting. Prerequisite: Level I Firefighter

Firefighter Reinstatement test = $25. Call 419.998.2962
Firefighter Re-Test = $10

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911/Emergency Communication Training

This APCO state certification training is for Emergency (911) operators or those in the emergency communication field.

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Thermal Injury Death

Students will understand the interactions between fire investigators and the coroner, various artifacts seen in thermal related deaths, duties of the coroner, the need for teamwork, being cognizant of scene preservation, and recognizing appropriate documentation of runs involving death.

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Also offered:

  • Certified Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • EVOC
  • Auto Extrication
  • Class A or LP Live Fire Training
  • Rapid Intervention Team Training
  • 16 Life Safety Initiatives
  • Firefighter Safety & Survival
  • Hazmat Awareness
  • Confined Space
  • Hazwoper
  • Air Management
  • Basic Rope Rescue

All courses offered meets the states minimum requirements.


*Charter and Accreditation #102
Chances are good that the firefighter, emergency medical technician or emergency medical responder responding to an emergency in your neighborhood is a graduate of Apollo Career Center’s Adult Public Safety program.

Our progressive training program serves more than 70 fire departments in 14 counties as well as business and industry; providing the lifesaving skills needed to keep themselves and our communities safe.

Due to the serious nature of the work firefighters and EMTs are faced with, having exposure to real world scenarios and realistic working conditions in a safe and controlled environment during their training helps prepare them for the challenges that will be presented with when they enter the workforce as an EMT, EMR or firefighter.


Class Sign Up

To view class schedules, availability, or to register for any of the classes listed below, CLICK HERE. If you do not see the course you need listed, it is not currently being offered. You can check back later, or call to arrange a class for your organization.

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Program Manager
Ralph Long Jr.
Fire Training
PH: 419.998.2996PH: 419.998.2996
FAX: 419.998.2994