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Tennessee Firefighter Certifications - FAQ | Ricky Rescue

Frequently Asked Question's

Q   Does Ricky Rescue Training Academy have Tennessee Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Commission approval?

A   All the online fire courses offered by Ricky Rescue Training Academy are Tennessee Firefighting Commission approved.  


Q    Is there a specific start date for your classes?

A     No, our classes are all open enrollment and self-paced so you can start when you’re ready.


Q    Do I need the textbook?

A     Yes. However you may begin the coursework prior to ordering your book.


Q    I’m looking for more information about your courses.  Where do I find it?

A    If you click on the course you’re interested in you’ll find a course description about that course under the ‘More Info” tab at the bottom of the page.    


Q    Can my Ricky Rescue Training Academy courses be used to count towards college credit?

A     We have a learning partnership with Columbia Southern and Waldorf University. All of our courses will transfer towards college credit through those two institution's. If you prefer to use another institution, please contact them to inquire on their policy with respect to transferring college credits. 


Q    What is the enrollment process?

A     It’s very simple. Choose the course you want by clicking enroll now and continue with the payment process. Once you’ve done that, your username and password to access the course will be emailed to you. Whenever you’re ready, simply log in by using  the username and password that was emailed to you after enrollement.  


Q    How do I get a refund?

A     We will only issue a refund if it’s requested within 48 hours of purchase.


Q   What Ricky Rescue Training Academy classes are approved by the Tennessee Firefighting Commission?

A   Cerificate Courses:

  • Fire Officer 1, 2 and 3
  • Fire Instructor 1 and 2
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Inspector
  • Driver Pumper/Operator
  • Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator
  • Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
  • Firefighter 1
     Educational Incentive Courses:
  • Building Construction for the Fire Service
  • Construction Documents and Plans Review
  • Ethical and Legal Issues for the Fire Service
  • Firefighting Tactics and Strategies 1
  • Firefighting Tactics and Strategies 2
  • Health and Safety Officer
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Public Information Officer

If you have any questions about any of our Tennessee State Fire Certification or Educational Incentive courses please contact us.  We will be more than happy to assist you.