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The Ohio Fire Academy and FirstForward® have come together to provide an end-to-end online firefighter development and EMS continuing education platform that will simplify and streamline the way courses are delivered and reported in the State of Ohio.

Improve training.

Save money.

Report records automatically.

 

The Ohio Fire Academy and FirstForward® have come together to provide an end-to-end online firefighter development and EMS continuing education platform that will simplify and streamline the way courses are delivered and reported in the State of Ohio.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Recert courses are being temporarily offered at a reduced rate.

The Ohio Fire Academy and FirstForward collaborative partnership will:

  • Provide easier access to academy information for partners, training coordinators, and instructors.
  • Improve access to the most comprehensive and relevant online training developed by trusted, industry-leading training content providers.
  • Allow agencies using the Acadis® Readiness Suite to track training and certifications for personnel to automatically report and display training completed in FirstForward on the Acadis Person Record.

The partnership is pleased to offer unlimited access to training content provided by industry-leading provider Recert by Jones & Bartlett Learning. 

Departments

Assign courses for members of your department to complete, and maintain completion records for your entire organization. Courses can be purchased individually or as part of a catalog subscription. To get your department set up, email help@firstforward.com or call 1-888-313-8324.

Individuals

Individual Ohio firefighters and EMS providers receive the same reduced pricing offered to departments. Already have an account? Sign In.
 
 
 



FirstForward Tools


Find Training

Find training content available from the content providers you trust in the FirstForward Marketplace.

Manage Training

Assign, document, and report the training provided to your personnel.

Deliver Training

Deliver training that is developed by your agency or in the FirstForward Marketplace with FirstForward PRO.

Report Training

Automatically report training completed through FirstForward to the Ohio Fire Academy.

Document Exposures

Track exposures to toxins and harmful substances to help take preventative measures and receive proper benefits.

Accomplish More

Manage policy documents, performance reports, and certifications.


Integrated Course Catalog


Courses developed by Recert will report automatically to the Ohio Fire Academy and Acadis, and their training courses are available in the FirstForward Marketplace.

Recert, an online continuing education solution for EMS, Fire, Rescue, OSHA, and HR, offers more than 200 engaging courses in a variety of interactive formats. Recert delivers 100+ CAPCE-approved EMS courses that help meet Ohio EMT and Paramedic renewal requirements, and 80+ fire service courses that range in topics from HazMat response to fire officer development. Recert is offered in partnership with the Jones & Bartlett Public Safety Group and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Select the course package that best fits the needs of your department. To take advantage of the pricing offered below, enter coupon code COVIDDISCOUNT at checkout in FirstForward.

Discounted Pricing

Covid Discount Available For Limited Time

Fire

$18.71 per person
1 Year, Unlimited Access

EMS

$18.71 per person
1 Year, Unlimited Access

Fire + EMS

$29.96 per person
1 Year, Unlimited Access

Fire + EMS + OSHA

$33.71 per person
1 Year, Unlimited Access

Fire + EMS + OSHA + HR

$37.46 per person
1 Year, Unlimited Access

Other Training Providers


While these courses are not currently eligible for automatic reporting to the Ohio Fire Academy or to Acadis, the training courses remain available for purchase through the Ohio Fire Academy.

Action Training Sytems offers over 200 Fire and EMS training programs and is CAPCE accredited. The programs are designed as instructor resources in and out of the classroom. The variety and engaging resources help learners fully comprehend the course material.

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24-7 EMS & Fire offers nearly 200 courses, including over 70 fire service courses dedicated to the career development of fire service personnel, over 100 courses that meet Ohio EMT and Paramedic renewal requirements, and 20 workplace safety compliance courses. 24-7 is currently offering COVID-19 pricing discounts.

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Need More Information?


The Ohio Fire Academy provides fire service personnel and other allied professionals with training, education and accredited courses that are consistent with nationally recognized standards to improve the safety and proficiency of Ohio’s fire service.

FirstForward is a free online platform built to deliver training, manage documentation, and track exposures for public safety personnel. FirstForward includes a course marketplace, featuring courses from the industry’s most trusted and popular training content providers, such as The Public Safety Group and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Contact

Contact: Help Desk
Phone: 1-888-313-8324
Email: help@firstforward.com

Recert is an innovative online continuing education service brought to you by the Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Safety Group and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. Recert content is offered in partnership with many of the most prestigious names in EMS and Fire education, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, and others. These partnerships enable Recert to deliver market-leading continuing education course content in an engaging, affordable, and convenient format.

Action Training Systems is a media development company focused on providing superior training programs for emergency responders in both the private and public sector. Action Training Systems offers video-based interactive online courses that can be used to supplement the initial or continuing education process.

24-7 EMS and 24-7 Fire training courses are designed to meet the highest national, state and local requirements for continuing education training. Nationally, all 24-7 EMS courses offer Continuing Education Hours created by HSI, a CAPCE-accredited organization. With 24-7, get accredited, budget-friendly courses with engaging content and continuing education hours to meet your recertification needs.

Contact

Contact: Customer Service
Phone: 1-855-580-9333
Email: customerservice@hsi.com

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