Butler Tech Fire Rescue Academy

Adult Education

Public Safety

Fire Rescue Academy

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Butler Tech Fire Rescue Academy

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. 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.

Individuals with a criminal record who are interested in obtaining an EMS or Fire certification may inquire whether their criminal record disqualifies them from obtaining a certification by visiting the State of Ohio EMS website.


Enrollment open

In Person

Full Time

Fire Rescue Academy

Course Highlights

The Fire Rescue Academy includes the following courses:

  • Ohio Firefighter Levels I & II, CPR
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • First Aid & CPR Training
  • Hazard Recognition Officer
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Fire Service Pump Operator
  • Advanced Fire Attack
  • Rope Fundamentals



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Total Costs


Anticipated Salary

$50,850 per year; $24.45 per hour

Next Upcoming Program

February 7

Fire Rescue Academy Evening: 02-07-2022 - 10-03-2022
Mon-Thurs 5-10pm | every other Sat 8am-5pm
Public Safety Liberty Twp Campus