The Fire Safety Inspector Course is designed to provide firefighters with the knowledge, skills,
and abilities necessary to conduct fire and life safety inspections in Ohio, in accordance with
O.A.C. 4765-20-03 and NFPA 1031. The course will contain both IFSAC Fire Inspector I and
Fire Inspector II necessary information. Students will gain valuable hands on experience from
industry professionals. Topics covered will include but not limited to prevention through
education in: roles and responsibilities, fire prevention, application of the code, code
interpretation, testifying, plan review, code revision process, fire protection systems, enforcement
action, customer service, and evaluation of code compliance in an assortment of occupancies.
Students must attend all classes and pass all written and practical exams to successfully complete
the course. For certification, students must pass the Division of EMS Fire Safety Inspector
written exam with a minimum score of 70%, and all applicable practical skills.