BC3 Fire Training Academy - Open Enrollment Classes

Find the training you need. Open enrollment classes for fire and hazmat training.

How to Register for Classes:


Butler County Active Firefighters:

Fees are covered under Cranberry Township Community Chest Scholarship. Due to this, Butler County Firefighters cannot register online.
There are two registration options:

  1. Download, fill out and email the Student Registration Form (PDF) to marcie.schnur@bc3.edu
  2. Contact Marcie Schnur, email: marcie.schnur@bc3.edu or  phone: (724)287-8711 Ext. 8396.

Non-Butler County Active Firefighters:

There are three registration options:

  1. Register Online for Fire Training, Hazmat Training, and State Certification Testing
  2. Download, fill out and email the Student Registration Form (PDF) to marcie.schnur@bc3.edu
  3. Contact Marcie Schnur, email: marcie.schnur@bc3.edu or phone: (724)287-8711 Ext. 8396.
 

Open Enrollment for Fire/Hazmat & Rescue Classes and Certification

Weekdays from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Weekends from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Printable 2024 Spring Classes and Certification Schedule (PDF)


Entry Level Firefighter Program

Instructors: Thompson, Mack, and staff

*All classes are limited to 25 students

View Entry Level Firefighter Pathway for Spring 2024 (PDF)


BC3 PSTF Schedule

Course Name Location Date Cost
Exterior Firefighter
(ELEF) (40 Hours)
BC3 PSTF Feb. 20, 22, 24, 25 &
Mar. 2, 3
$100
Hazmat Operations
(HMOJB) (24 Hours)
BC3 PSTF Mar. 12, 14, 16, 17 $60
Interior Firefighting
(ELIF) (48 Hours)
BC3 PSTF Apr. 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 25, 27, 28 $150
*Fire Dynamics Fundamentals BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (8 AM Start) $25
*Fire Dynamics Strategy and Tactics BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (12 PM Start) $25
*FFI First Aid & CPR Training BC3 PSTF Mar. 9 (12 PM Start)
Register: email or phone
$85
*FFI First Aid & CPR Training Cranberry PSTC Apr. 27 (10:30 AM Start)
Register: email or phone
$85
*Firefighter I Prep Class BC3 PSTF Mar. 9 (8 AM Start)
Apr. 18, May 1 (6:30 PM Start)
$40
*Firefighter I Certification BC3 PSTF May 3 (6:30 PM Start) &
May 4 (7:30 AM Start)
or
June 7 (6:30 PM Start) &
June 8 (7:30 AM Start)
$200

*Not required to graduate from the Entry Level Firefighter Program


Cranberry PSTC Schedule

Course Name Location Date Cost
Exterior Firefighter
(ELEF) (40 Hours)
Cranberry PSTC Mar. 18, 20, 23, 24 &
Apr. 6, 7
$100
Hazmat Operations
(HMOJB) (24 Hours)
Cranberry PSTC Apr. 15, 17, 20, 21 $60
Interior Firefighting
(ELIF) (48 Hours)
Cranberry PSTC Apr. 29, May 1, 4, 5, 6, 29 &
June 1, 2
$150
*Fire Dynamics Fundamentals BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (8 AM Start) $25
*Fire Dynamics Strategy and Tactics BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (12 PM Start) $25
*FFI First Aid & CPR Training BC3 PSTF Mar. 9 (12 PM Start)
Register: email or phone
$85
*FFI First Aid & CPR Training Cranberry PSTC Apr. 27 (10:30 AM Start)
Register: email or phone
$85
*Firefighter I Prep Class BC3 PSTF Mar. 9 (8 AM Start)
Apr. 18, May 1 (6:30 PM Start)
$40
*Firefighter I Certification BC3 PSTF May 3 (6:30 PM Start) &
May 4 (7:30 AM Start)
OR
June 7 (6:30 PM Start) &
June 8 (7:30 AM Start)
$200

*Not required to graduate from the Entry Level Firefighter Program


Open Enrollment Fire/Hazmat & Rescue Classes

*For a list of current classes and certifications, see the Fire Academy Training Schedule here.

Course Name Location Date Cost
Fire Dynamics Fundamentals BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (8 AM) $25
Fire Dynamics Strategy and Tactics BC3 PSTF Feb. 18 (12 PM) $25
FFI First Aid & CPR Training BC3 PSTF Mar. 9 (12 PM)
Register: ems@bc3.edu or phone
$85
Fire & Emergency Service Instructor II Cranberry PSTC &
BC3 PSTF
Apr. 13, 14, May 5, 18 & 19 $200
FFI First Aid & CPR Training Cranberry PSTC Apr. 27 (10:30 AM)
Register: ems@bc3.edu or phone
$85
Emergency Vehicle Operator Training Cranberry PSTC Mar. 9 - 10 $50
Firefighter I Prep Class BCS PSTF Mar. 9 (8 AM),
Apr. 18 & May 1 (6:30 PM)
$40
Firefighter II Prep Class BC3 PSTF Mar. 11, Apr. 10 & 22 (6:30 PM) $40
Pump Ops 1 BC3 PSTF Mar. 13 - 14 $50

Proboard & IFSAC Certifications

  * For more details about certifications, including a certification registration checklist, please view our Certification Testing page.

Course Name Location Date Cost App.
Deadline
Hazardous Awareness Certification Cranberry PSTC Apr. 27 (8 AM Start) $25 Apr. 5
Driver/Operator -
Mobile Water (Closed/Pilot)
BC3 PSTF Mar. 24 $175 3/1
Fire & Emergency Service Instructor II Cranberry PSTC &
BC3 PSTF
Apr. 13, 14,
May 5, 18 & 19
$200 Mar. 15
Driver/Operator - Pumper BC3 PSTF Apr. 28 (7:30 AM Start) $175 Apr. 1
Driver/Operator - Aerial BC3 PSTF Apr. 28 (7:30 AM Start) $175 Apr. 1
Firefighter I BC3 PSTF May 3 (6:30 PM Start) &
May 4 (7:30 AM Start)
$200 Apr. 5
Firefighter II BC3 PSTF May 4 (8:30 AM Start) $185 Apr. 10
Firefighter I BC3 PSTF June 7 (6:30 PM Start) &
June 8 (7:30 AM Start)
$200 May 5

View a list of all counties with training.

View EMS & CPR training classes offered at BC3

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