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 2024.

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


Tuition: $varies

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
01/01/2024
- 12/31/2024
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Introduction to the Fire Service

"Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter should be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to begin their fire service career. This course is to introduce new firefighters to basic info. including an overview of the fire service, fire service history and it's mission and organization, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, tools, communications, work areas, and backing apparatus. Text book needed: Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition available through IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association)." As per the PA State Fire Academy. Prerequisites: Minimum age, 14 years old at start of course. Class dates: 3/5, 3/7, 3/10/2024

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/05/2024
- 03/10/2024
Tue., Thur., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH); 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SUN)
31635.00

Haz Mat Awareness

As per the PA State Fire Academy website, "Hazardous Materials Awareness is designed to provide new emergency responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) with the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to function during a hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction emergency." Date of class: 3/17/2024

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/17/2024
- 03/17/2024
Sun.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1410.00

Haz Mat Awareness Certification

The application for the Haz Mat Awareness Certification can be found HERE. Please fill it out and return it to the PSTI.

Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $25.00

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/17/2024
- 03/17/2024
Sun
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Sun)
1null25.00Application

Fire Ground Support

"Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skill, and abilities as they relate to fire ground operations. This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operations including fire hose, water supply, hose operations, ropes and knots, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), building construction, and scene lighting." As per the PA State Fire Academy. Prerequisites: ELIS, HMA, minimum age: 14 years old at start of course. Class Dates: 3/19, 3/21, 3/24, 3/26, 3/28. 4/2, 4/4/2024.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/19/2024
- 04/04/2024
Tue., Thur., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH); 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SUN)
73255.00

Exterior Firefighter

"Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to exterior fire ground operations. This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), fire dynamics, fire extinguishers, forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement." As per the PA State Fire Academy. Prerequisites: ELFG, NIMS 700, ICS 100. Minimum age: 14 years old at start of class. Dates of class: 4/14, 4/16, 4/18, 4/23, 4/25, 4/28. 4/30, 5/2/2024.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
04/14/2024
- 05/02/2024
Tue., Thur., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH); 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SUN)
84085.00

Pumper/Driver OP Certification

The application for the Pumper-Driver/Operator Certification test must be filled out online and returned to Public Safety Training Institute. The written test will be 4/15/2024 at 6:00 pm, skills test will be by appointment only from 5/15 - 5/20/2024. For online application please go to: https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Driver%20Operator%20-%20Pumper%20Application.pdf

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
04/15/2024
- 04/20/2024
Mon. - Sat.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-Sat by Appointment), 6:00 pm Written Test
2null125.00Application

Haz Mat Operations

As per the PA State Fire Academy website, "Hazardous Materials Operations is designed to provide the emergency responder with the training needed to comply with the NFPA 472 Core Competencies at the Operational level. In addition, this program provides the skills for two mission specific; Personal Protective Equipment and Product Control." Dates of class: 5/5, 5/7, 5/9, 5/12/2024.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/05/2024
- 05/12/2024
Tue., Thur., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH); 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SUN)
42460.00

Firefighter 2 Certification

The application for the Firefighter 2 Certification must be filled out online and returned with all required paperwork to the PSTI. Written exam will be 5/10/2024, skills 5/11/2024. Online application: https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20II%20Application.pdf

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/10/2024
- 05/11/2024
Fri., Sat.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm ( Sat.), 6:30 PM - 9:30 pm (Fri)
2null175.00Handbook
Application

Aerial/Driver Op Certification

The application for the Aerial-Driver/Operator is to be filled out online and return to the PSTI. The written exam will be 6:00 pm 5/13/2024. Skills test by appointment between 5/13 - 5/18/2024. The online application can be found at: https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Driver%20Operator%20-%20Aerial%20Application.pdf

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/13/2024
- 05/18/2024
Mon. - Sat.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-Sat by Appointment), 6:00 pm Written Test
2null125.00Application

Haz Mat Operations Certification

The application for the Haz Mat Operations Certification can be found: HERE

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/19/2024
- 05/19/2024
Sun
8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Sun)
1null125.00Application

Interior Firefighter

"Upon successful completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to interior fire ground operations. This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations including air monitoring, search and rescue, firefighter survival, tactical ventilation, interior hose streams, fire suppression, and overhaul, salvage and property conservation." As per the PA State Fire Academy. Prerequisites: ELEF, HMO. Minimum age: 18 years at start of class. Dates of class: 5/21, 5/23, 5/26, 5/28, 5/30, 6/2, 6/4, 6/6, 6/9, 6/11/2024.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/21/2024
- 06/11/2024
Tue., Thur., Sun.
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm (T,TH); 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (SUN)
104890.00

Firefighter 1 Certification Test

The application for the Firefighter 1 Certification must be filled out online and returned to the PSTI along with all required paperwork. The written test will be 6/21/2024, skills 6/22/2024. Test can be found at: https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/21/2024
- 06/22/2024
Fri., Sat.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm ( Sat.), 6:30 PM - 9:30 pm (Fri)
2null175.00Handbook
Application