Firefighting Courses


Training Package

Luzerne County Community College's Public Safety Training Institute is pleased to announce the option of training packages for Fire, Rescue, and EMScompanies/departments. With the development of these new packages, it allows LCCC training to be more affordable and allows us to better serve your department/company. The packages also allow you,as a customer,to customize training for your specific needs. Annual package fees shown are for calendar year 2022. Luzerne County Community College is continuing to follow CDC recommendations regarding masks. Effective, Monday, February 28, the College will be rescinding its mask mandate for students, staff and visitors at the main campus and all College centers. Masks are optional and we should respect the right of those who continue to wear a mask.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634


Tuition: $varies

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
01/01/2022
- 12/31/2022
Any
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Introduction to the Fire Service

Upon completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify/utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to begin their fire service career as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisite: Minimum age: 14 years at start of course. Reference Text: Essential of Firefighting, 7th Edition by International Fire Service Training Association. Book is available through IFSTA. PSFA Skill Book (must remain in possession of the student at the conclusion of the essentials course). Dates of class: 8/30, 9/1, 9/6, 9/8/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $35.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
08/30/2022
- 09/08/2022
Tue., Thurs.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
41635.00

Firefighter II Certification Test

Appliction for the Firefighter II Certification can be found at www.osfc.pa.gov. Must receive appliction and all required documentation no later than 8/26/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $175.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/09/2022
- 09/10/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm - 9:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sat.)
211175.00Application
Handbook

Hazardous Materials Awareness

The purpose of this course is to prepare the students who, in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction. They will need to be able to recognize the presence of a hardardous material/WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This serves as initial training as required under 29 CFR1910.120 and the Education requirements of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Date of Class: 9/10/2022

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $10.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/10/2022
- 09/10/2022
Saturday
8:00am - 12:00pm
1410.00

Fire Ground Support

Upon completion of this course the firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skill, and abilities as they relate to fire ground operations as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisite: ELIS, HMA. Minimum age: 14 years old at start of course. Dates of class: 9/11, 9/13, 9/15, 9/18, 9/20, 9/22/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $55.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/11/2022
- 09/22/2022
Tue., Thurs., Sun.
6:30pm-10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sun.)
63255.00

Emergency Vehicle Operator Training

This course is designed to stimulate the thought processes of the students and to make them aware of potential tragedy, financial loss, legal, and moral responsibilities that they have when operating emergency vehicles. The program will verify proficiency in both the knowledge of driving and emergency vehicle and the practical application to emergency vehicle driving as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisites: Minimum age of 18 at start of class. Dates of Class: 9/19, 21, 24/2022.Luzerne County Community College is continuing to follow CDC recommendations regarding masks. Effective, Monday, February 28, the College will be rescinding its mask mandate for students, staff and visitors at the main campus and all College centers. Masks are optional and we should respect the right of those who continue to wear a mask.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $40.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/19/2022
- 09/24/2022
Mon., Wed., Sat.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Mon., Wed.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
31640.00

Exterior Firefighter

Upon successful completion of this course, the firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to exterior fire ground operations per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisites: ELFG, NIMS 700, ICS 100. Minimum age: 14 years at start of course. Dates of class: 9/25, 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, 10/4, 10/6, 10/9/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $85.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/25/2022
- 10/09/2022
Tue., Thurs., Sun.
6:30pm-10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sun.)
74085.00

Driver/Operator Aerial Certification Test

Application for the Driver/Operator Aerial Certification Test can be found at www.osfc.pa.gov. Please return the applicationa and all required paperwork to the PSTI no later than 9/16/2022

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $125.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
09/30/2022
- 10/01/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm - 9:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sat.)
211125.00Application

Hazardouse Materials Operations

This course is to provide training to first responders that respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, and the environment as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Dates of class: 10/11, 10/13, 10/16, 10/23/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $60.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
10/11/2022
- 10/23/2022
Tue., Thurs., Sun.
6:30pm-10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sun.)
42460.00

Interior Firefighter

Upon successful completion of this course, the firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilites as they relate to interior fire ground operations as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisites: ELEF, HMO. Minimum age: 18 years at start of class. Dates of class: 10/25, 10/27, 10/30, 11/1, 11/3, 11/6, 11/8, 11/10, 11/13, 11/15/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $90.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
10/25/2022
- 11/15/2022
Tue., Thurs., Sun.
6:30pm-10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sun.)
104890.00

Firefighter I Certification Test

Application for the Firefighter I Certification test can be found at www.osfc.pa.gov. Please return the application and all required paperwork to the PSTI no later than 11/4/2022.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $175.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
11/18/2022
- 11/19/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm - 9:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am-4:00pm (Sat.)
211175.00Application
Handbook