If you have the passion and interest to make a difference as a firefighter, Butler Tech’s Fire Rescue Academy will prepare you for this rewarding and challenging career. We offer both day and evening academics and can get you trained and ready to work in 4 to 6 months, depending on which option you choose.
Our full-time program trains students in fire, EMS technical rescue, emergency vehicle operation, and hazardous materials incidents. You’ll receive excellent instruction from experienced faculty and up to 40 hours of training in our propane-fueled fire tower at Butler Tech’s state-of-the-art Public Safety Education Complex.
- Get Started
- Phone: 513-645-8350
- Email: AdultEducation@ButlerTech.org
- Industry-Recognized CredentialsStudents who successfully complete the program will receive certifications in:
- Ohio Firefighter Levels I & II
- EMT – Basic Certification
- Rope Rescue Technician
- Hazardous Materials Technician
- Confined Space Rescue
- Emergency Vehicle Operation
- Starting Salary Range
- $30,000 – $45,000 full time
- $12 – $16 per hour part time
- Program Times
Full Time | 626 Hours
- Enrollment Requirements
- Must be at least 18 years old
- High school diploma, GED or equivalent
- WorkKeys Assessment
- Program Cost
- Tuition $4,587
- Fees $2,245
- Total $6,832
Financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify.
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