Online registration is not available for the Public Safety programs and courses.  Please contact the Adult Education department for more information (330.725.8461).

Advisory Council Members
  • Jon Breitenbucher, College of Wooster
  • Art Butcher, Litchfield Fire/Rescue
  • Harry Caudill, Life Care
  • Mark Crumley, Medina Fire Department
  • Debra Juba, Medina County Career Center
  • Denise Kisilewicz, Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Phill McLean, Richfield Fire Department
  • Dave Parish, Buckeye High School
  • Victoria Peters, Cleveland Clinic MERT
  • Ed Szoke, Erhart York Fire Department
  • David Yorko, Medina County Career Center
Law Enforcement - Full Time
From traffic accident investigation to firearms training, the Law Enforcement program prepares students to sit for the Ohio Peace Officer Exam (OPOTA) and to apply for positions as Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers. Training includes unarmed self-defense, driving, legal aspects, and patrol and investigation techniques.

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36-Hour Volunteer Firefighter
Introduces the student to basic concepts, equipment and techniques. After successful completion, student is eligible to sit for State certification exam. Must be 18 years old and out of high school or 17 and in the 12th grade, have a valid Ohio Driver’s license, and clean criminal record to enroll. Students are required to furnish their own turn-out gear and SCBA.

Cost:  $400*
Tue. 6:00p – 10:00p; Sat. 9:00a -5:00p
3/28/2020 – 5/02/2020
03/15/2021 – 03/29/2021

Aerial Operations
This class will demonstrate the safe and proper use of aerial apparatus. Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of safe aerial operations, positioning, set-up, rescue options and operating elevated streams. Class limit is 12 students.

Cost:  $100
8 hours, Sat. 9:00a -5:00p
06/27/2020
06/26/2021

Auto Extrication – Current Trends
This class will demonstrate the safe and proper use of aerial apparatus. Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of safe aerial operations, positioning, set-up, rescue options and operating elevated streams. Class limit is 12 students.

Cost:  $100
8 hours, Sat. 9:00a -5:00p
07/18/2020

Burn Facility
An NFPA1403 Compliant Burn Facility is available to Fire Departments for training purposes. Must be scheduled with the Adult Director at the Medina County Career Center. For further information contact: MCCC, 330-725-8461, 866-896-6222

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course
This course meets the requirements of the Ohio Department of
Public Safety. Limit 10 students

Cost:  $150
16 hours, Sat & Sun. 9:00a -5:00p
05/16/2020 – 05/17/2020
09/12/2020 – 09/13/2020
05/15/2021 – 05/16/2021

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

204 Hours
Cost: $1,200* (GIBill)
Approved for Adult Diploma Program
Mon, Tue & Thu:  6:00p – 10:00p
Occasional Sat: 9:00a – 1:00p
07/30/20 – 12/12/20
01/07/21 – 06/05/21

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Online registration is not available for this course.  Please complete the “Hire” Education Application

The EMT course is 184 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours at clinical sites. This course prepares individuals to serve on rescue squads, ambulance services and fi re departments. The EMT course uses the new National EMS Education Standards and the National EMS Scope of Practice Model as adopted by the Ohio State EMS Board. Instruction includes cognitive and hands-on skills training. The class is presented by MCCC in conjunction with Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital under Accreditation #122. Clinical rotations will be held at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital Emergency Room and with the Medina Life Support Team. National Career Readiness Certificate. Prerequisite: HS diploma/GED, current Ohio driver’s license, passing score on entrance exam.

Entrance exam required prior to registration.  Please contact the MCCC Adult Education Office for details.

  • Required text book: Prehospital Emergency Care (11th Edition); by Joseph J. Mistovich and Keith J. Karren Ph.D. available at www.bradybooks.com or amazon.com
  • TB Test required prior to clinical rotation.

Includes:

  • 184 hours of instructional time
  • 20 hours of clinical rotation at Medina Hospital Emergency Room
  • Hands-on practice in a lab setting
  • Uniform Shirt
  • Registry Exam: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Job placement assistance available

Learning Modules Include:

  • National EMS Education Standards
  • National EMS Scope of Practice Model
  • Safety and Wellness
  • Vitals/History
  • Terminology
  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardio Emergencies
  • Behavioral
  • Trauma Skills
  • Multiple Casualty

Job Outlook According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (SOC Code 29-2041):  Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 24 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Emergencies, such as car crashes, natural disasters, and acts of violence, will continue to create demand for EMTs and paramedics. Demand for part-time, volunteer EMTs and paramedics in rural areas and smaller metropolitan areas will also continue.

Fire and Ground Rescue
In this mainly hands-on class, students will participate in multiple fire ground rescue scenarios. This will include ladder, interior fire, below/above ground, and special rescue scenarios. Several evaluations will be under live-fire conditions. Limit 12 students.

Cost:  $125
8 hours, Sun. 9:00a -5:00p
07/18/2021

Fire EMS Instructor Update
Updates on current regulator expectations for Fire and EMS instructors.

Cost:  TBD
6 hours, Sat. 9:00a -2:00p
07/27/2021

Fire Investigation for the Company Officer
This course will cover fire science, fire dynamics, legal aspects, and cause and origin determination. Limit 12 students.

Cost:  $130
12 hours, Sat. & Sun. 9:00a -2:00p
07/11/2020 – 07/12/2020

Fire Officer I
This course is designed for the first-line company officer/supervisor with a minimum of 5 years of experience and meets the performance and cognitive objectives for the Fire Officer I in current NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications for Fire Officer I. Topics include Professionalism, Team Building, Decision Making & Communication Skills, Safety & Risk Management, and Leadership Skills & Styles.

48 hours
Cost:  $600*
Tue. & Thu. 6:00p – 10:00p
10/06/2020 – 11/19/2020

Fire Service Instructor
This 60-hour course introduces the student to instruction of adult students and basic teaching techniques. It also includes 4 hours of fire-service training and 4 hours of live-fire training awareness. Students must pass the Ohio Instructional Methods Examination and complete 10 hours of supervised teaching. Students must possess a current firefighter certificate in good standing, have at least 5 years’ experience as a certified firefighter in preceding 7 years, pass instructor knowledge examination at the Firefighter II level with 80% or higher, and comply with rule OAC 4765-20-6(A)
(6) to (A)(12).

Pretest Required! Contact MCCC for date

60 hours
Cost:  $550*
Tue & Thur 6:00p-10:00p
02/02/2021 – 03/18/2021

Firefighter I & II
Firefighter I & II
The Firefighter Level I and II course is a complete firefighter training course. During this 245-hour course, firefighters learn fire suppression basics and advanced tactics, fire chemistry, fire behavior, fire rescue, extrication, ventilation maneuvers, pump operations, safety, survival and hazardous materials operations. Must be 18 years old, out of high school and currently hold a State of Ohio driver’s license. Students must complete a State of Ohio certified Emergency Vehicle Operations course before completion of this course. Admission Requirements: Individuals shall be at least 18 years of age, except that a chartered program may admit a student who is 17 years old, provided that the student has graduated or is enrolled in the 12th or final grade in a secondary-school program. Individuals shall meet “NFPA 1001” Chapter 4 Entrance

Requirements:

  • 8 hours of basic EMS training, to include CPR, Trauma, Stroke and PPE.
  • A physician physical. Forms are available for the applicant to take to their doctor to assist in this physical.
  • Successful completion of the TABE test or college transcript.
  • Students are required to furnish their own turn-out gear and
    SCBA.

245 hours
Cost:  $2,950*
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00p – 10:00p; Sat. 8:00a -5:00p
06/08/2021 – 08/15/2021

Firefighter I Transition
This course consists of 124 hours of basic to intermediate instruction. Upon completion of this course, firefighters will understand:

  • Fire
  • Fire Suppression and Fire Suppression Systems
  • Fire Behavior
  • Fire Chemistry
  • Fire Rescue
  • Firefighting Tools and their Uses
  • Appliances
  • Fire Equipment
  • Safety
  • Rescue
  • Survival

Students must complete a State of Ohio certified Emergency Vehicle Operations course before completion of class. Admission Requirements: Individuals shall be at least 18 years of age, except that a chartered program may admit a student who is 17 years old, provided that the student has graduated or is enrolled in the 12th or final grade in a secondary-school program. Individuals shall meet “NFPA 1001” Chapter 4 Entrance

Requirements:

  • Active 36-hour Volunteer Firefighter credential.
  • 8 hours of basic EMS training, to include CPR, Trauma, Stroke and PPE.
  • A physician physical. We have forms the applicant can take to their doctor to assist in this physical.
  • Successful completion of the TABE test or college transcript.
  • Students are required to furnish their own turn-out gear and SCBA

124 hours
Cost:  $1,800*
Mon & Wed 6:00p – 10:00p; Sat. 8:00a -5:00p
08/17/2020 – 10/03/2020

Firefighter II Transition
This course is an additional 84-hour course that builds upon the training received in the Firefighter Level I course.  Advanced instruction is provided in fire suppression and fire suppression systems, fire behavior, fire chemistry, fire rescue, firefighting tools and their uses, appliances, fire equipment, safety, survival and hazardous materials operations.  Must be 18 yrs. old, high school graduate, and hold a State of Ohio FFI Certificate.  Students are required to furnish their own turn-out gear and SCBA.

84 hours
Cost:  $1,750*
Tue & Thu 6:00p – 10:00p; Sat. 8:00a -5:00p
03/09/2021 – 04/17/2021

Fire Tower
A Fire Tower is located on the premises of the Medina County Career Center. The tower is utilized for simulation drills for more comprehensive training of Fire and EMS personnel. Scheduling of the Fire Tower is arranged through the Adult & Continuing Education office.

Flow Path and Fire Suppression: Tactical Considerations
Students will leave this class with a solid understanding of the modern fire environment. It will cover building construction, flow paths, fire behavior, tactical ventilation, and fire attack best practices. This course includes hands-on demonstrations on day two. Limit 15 students.

Cost:  $130
12 hours, Sat. & Sun. 9:00a -2:00p
09/19/2020 – 09/20/2020

Hydraulic Theory for the Fire Service
This classroom course covers hydraulic theories and applies them to fire service scenarios. Students learn flow, pressure, mathematical hydraulic formulas, properties of water, and distribution systems. This  course also covers both formal and infield calculations. Limit 10 students.

Cost:  $75
6 hours, Sat. 9:00a -2:00p
01/23/2021

Practical Ground Ladder
This hands-on class improves your skills with ground ladders on the fireground. It includes application, placement, uses and maintenance of fire-service ground ladders. Limit 12 students.

Cost:  $100
8 hours, Sat. 9:00a -5:00p
06/06/2020
09/19/2020

Practical Pump Operations
Students learn basic pump theory, methods and techniques for operating a fire pump. Students will be able to generate safe and effective fire streams. This course focuses on in-field calculations and operations.  Limit 12 students

Cost:  $100
8 hours, Sat. 9:00a -5:00p
10/03/2020

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