Firefighting

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Firefighting

Firefighting

This is a new one-year, senior-only program launching during the 2021-2022 school year at Canal Winchester High School. Applications are being accepted now!

Are you interested in serving the public and ensuring people’s safety? Have you always dreamed of becoming a firefighter since you were a kid? Now you have the opportunity to pursue that dream while doing good in the world and serving others.

Eastland-Fairfield is launching a one-year, senior-only Firefighting satellite at Canal Winchester High School during the 2021-2022 school year. You will learn the skills necessary to put you in a position to begin work in this competitive and rigorous career field or be prepared to further your education and training after high school.

A Worthy Calling
Firefighting isn’t for the faint of heart. It is a high calling and a physically demanding, rigorous career field. As such, students interested in this program should have a commitment to fitness as well as a strong work ethic. The program will prepare students for a field of work that values teamwork, workplace etiquette, pride, and ownership.

Burning Wisdom
Gain valuable, real-world, hands-on experiences while studying in this one-year program.

Areas of study may include:

  • First aid and CPR
  • Emergency vehicle drivers training
  • Fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medicine
  • Hazardous materials training
  • General operation of required tools and equipment
  • CPR and basic care for the ill and injured
  • Scene safety


Career Pathways

As the need for first responders continues to grow, make the choice for your future with these careers:


  • Firefighter

  • Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor

  • Fire Inspector

  • EMT/Paramedic (with additional training)

  • Fire Investigator

Industry Credentials Available

Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Firefighter I


Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Firefighter II

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