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. PSTI WILL BE FOLLOWING CURRENT GUIDANCE FOR COVID-19 AS PROVIDED BY THE CDC AND THE PA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AT THE TIME OF THE CLASS. AT THIS TIME MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN ALL BUILDINGS.

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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Intro. to the Fire Service

Upon completion an entry level firefighter shall be able to identify/utilize basic knowledge, skills, and abilites to begin their fire service career as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisite: Minimum age: 14 years at start of course. Referenced Text: Essential of Fire Fighting, Sixth 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 courses). Dates of class: 3/8,3/10, 3/13/22. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/08/2022
- 03/13/2022
Tue., Thur., Sun,.
8:00am - 4:00pm (Sun.), 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
31635.00Register

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 hazardous material/WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This serves as initial training as required under 29 CFR 1910.120 and the education requiremens of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Date of class: 3/22/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/22/2022
- 03/22/2022
Tuesday
6:30pm - 10:30pm
1410.00Register

Haz Mat Awareness Certification

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out the application. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Hazardous%20Materials%20Awareness%20Application.pdf or click on the link "Application". Must be typed and sent to the Public Safety Training Institute no later than 3/11/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/26/2022
- 03/26/2022
Sat.
8:00am - 4:00pm
1825.00Application

Fire Ground Support

Upon completion of this course the firefighter shall be able to identify and utilize basic knowledge, skill, and abilites 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: 3/27, 3/29, 3/31, 4/3, 4/5, 4/7/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/27/2022
- 04/07/2022
Tue., Thur., Sun.
8:00am - 4:00pm (Sun.), 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
63255.00Register

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 by first day of class. Dates of Class: 3/28, 30 - 4/2/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
03/28/2022
- 04/02/2022
Mon., Wed., Sat.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Mon., Wed.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
31640.00Register

Driver/Operator Mobile Water Supply Certification

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out the Driver/Operator Mobile Water Supply Certification application. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Driver%20Operator%20-%20Mobile%20Water%20Supply%20Application.pdf, or click on the "Application" link. Application must be typed and returned to the Public Safety Training institute before 3/25/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
04/09/2022
- 04/09/2022
Sat.
8:00am - 4:00pm
18125.00Application

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: 4/10, 4/12, 4/14, 4/19, 4/21, 4/24, 4/26, 4/28, 5/1/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
04/10/2022
- 05/01/2022
Tue., Thur., Sun.
8:00am - 4:00pm (Sun.), 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
95285.00Register

Firefighter II Certification Test

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out your application for the Firefighter II Certification test. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20II%20Application.pdf. or click on the "Application" link. Applications must be sent into the Public Safety Training Institute by 3/25/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
04/29/2022
- 04/30/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
212175.00Application
Handbook

Hazardous 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: 5/8, 5/10, 5/12, 5/15/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/08/2022
- 05/15/2022
Tue., Thur., Sun.
8:00am - 4:00pm (Sun.), 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
42460.00Register

Haz Mat Operations Certification

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out the Hazardous Materials Operations Applicattion: https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Hazardous%20Materials%20Operations%20Core%20Application.pdf, or click on the quick link "Application". Electronically fill it out and send in to the Public Safety Training Institute no later than 5/6/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/20/2022
- 05/21/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm-10:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
212125.00Application

Interior 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 interior fire ground operations as per the PA State Fire Academy MSA. Prerequisites: ELEF, HMO. Minimum age: 18 years at start of course. Dates of class: 5/24, 5/26, 5/31, 6/2, 6/5, 6/7, 6/9, 6/12, 6/14/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
05/24/2022
- 06/14/2022
Tue., Thur., Sun.
8:00am - 4:00pm (Sun.), 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Tue., Thurs.)
94090.00Register

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: 6/6, 8, 11/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/06/2022
- 06/11/2022
Mon., Wed., Sat.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Mon., Wed.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
31640.00Register

Firefighter I Certification Test

Please go to the PA State Fire Academy website to fill out the application for the Firefighter 1 Certification test. https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Certification%20Document%20Library/Firefighter%20I%20Application.pdf, or click on the "Application" link. Applications must be received at the Public Safety Training Institute before 6/3/2022. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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

Date(s)Days/TimesSessionsHoursTuitionRegister
06/17/2022
- 06/18/2022
Fri., Sat.
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Fri.), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Sat.)
212175.00Application
Handbook

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. MASKS ARE REQUIRED INDOORS.

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.)
31640.00Register