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Kentucky Fire Commission – Online Fire Courses

Lexipol, FireRescue1 Academy meets the conditions set forth by the Kentucky Fire Commission as an online education training provider in the state of Kentucky. FireRescue1 Academy courses are approved for use toward recertification training. It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure their course completions and credit hours are reported to the state prior to their license recertification date.​

As noted by the Kentucky Fire Commission, this approval is subject to the following conditions:

  • A maximum of 25% of annual required training be obtained through online sources (maximum of 5 hours for volunteer firefighters and maximum of 25 hours for paid firefighters);
  • Online training is online for recertification and does not include initial certification;
  • Firefighter training hours be monitored/supervised by a Kentucky Fire Commission certified instructor;
  • Courses that are CAPCE accredited are eligible for use towards EMS continuing education hours, provided that all applicable KBEMS regulations are followed when awarding credit for online training for EMS certification/recertification*
Course Name Course Length (H)
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Advanced Skills 2
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Basic Skills 2.5
Emergency Vehicle Characteristics 0.5
Emergency Vehicle Driving Dynamics 1
Emergency Vehicle Driving Requirements 1
Emergency Vehicle Driving Techniques 1
FF:  Ropes and Knots 1
FF: Assisting Special Rescue Teams 1
FF: Building Construction 1
FF: Community Outreach 1
FF: Decontamination Techniques 1
FF: Fire and Emergency Medical Care 1
FF: Fire Behavior 1
FF: Fire Cause Determination 1
FF: Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems 1
FF: Fire Streams 1
FF: Fire Suppression 1
FF: Firefighter Communications 1
FF: Firefighter Safety 1
FF: Firefighter Survival 1
FF: Firefighter Tools 1
FF: Forcible Entry 1
FF: History and Orientation of the Fire Service 1
FF: Implement a Response 1
FF: Incident Command 1
FF: Ladders 1.5
FF: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 1
FF: Properties and Effects 1
FF: Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards 1
FF: Response and Size Up 1
FF: Response Priorities and Actions 1
FF: Salvage and Overhaul 1
FF: Search and Rescue 1
FF: Terrorism Awareness 1
FF: Vehicle Rescue and Extrication Techniques 1
FF: Ventilation 1.25
FF: Wildland and Ground Fires 1
Financial Controls for Preventing Theft 1
Fire 20/20 Partnering for Prevention Program 3
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 1: Today’s Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 1
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 2: The Learning Process 1
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 3: Methods of Instruction 0.75
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 4: Communication Skills 0.5
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 5: Foundations of Instructional Delivery 0.5
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 6: Technology in Training 0.5
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 7: Training Safety 0.5
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor – Module 8: Evaluating the Learning Process 0.5
Fire Inspector – Module 01: Inspector Authority: How to Become a Fire Inspector 0.75
Fire Inspector – Module 02: Building Construction 3.5
Fire Inspector – Module 03: Occupancy Loads and Means of Egress 1.5
Fire Inspector – Module 04: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 3
Fire Inspector – Module 05: Water Supply and Fire Flows 2.5
Fire Inspector – Module 06: Fire Suppression Systems 2
Fire Inspector – Module 07: Fire Growth and Spread Factors 2
Fire Inspector – Module 08: Hazardous Materials Awareness 3.5
Fire Inspector – Module 09: Fire Hazard Recognition 2.5
Fire Inspector – Module 10: Emergency Planning and Preparedness Procedures 1.5
Firefighter Cancer: Prevention and Health 1
Firefighter Fitness 1
Firefighter Fitness Techniques 1
Firefighter PTSD (NFPA 1500) 1
FO:  Leader, Mentor, and Coach 0.75
FO: Community Outreach 0.75
FO: Fire Incident Safety 0.75
FO: Fire Investigation and Determination 0.75
FO: Fire Officer Leadership Skills 0.75
FO: Fire Officer Safety 0.75
FO: Firefighter Professional Development 0.75
FO: Incident and Crew Management 1
FO: Information Management 0.75
FO: Labor Relations 0.75
FO: Managing the Budget and Change 0.75
FO: Officer Communications 0.75
FO: Organizational Risk Management 1
FO: Personnel Management and Discipline 1
FO: Planning and Code Enforcement 1
FO: Preparing for the Promotion 0.75
FO: Professional Ethics 1
FO: Public Fire Education 0.75
FO: The Company Officer 1
Forcible Entry 1
Globe NFPA 1851, 2020 Edition 1
Hazmat First Responder Awareness (FRA) Level I 2
HAZMAT: Air Monitoring and Sampling 1
HAZMAT: Basic Toxicology 1
HAZMAT: Evidence Preservation and Sampling 2
HAZMAT: Mass Decontamination 1
HAZMAT: Overview Hazardous Materials and Substances 2
HAZMAT: Personal Protective Equipment 2
HAZMAT: Planning and Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents 1
HAZMAT: Preparing for Potential Harm and Response 1
HAZMAT: Product Control 1
HAZMAT: Responder Safety 1
HAZMAT: Responder Safety from Fire Smoke 1
HAZMAT: Responding to Terrorist Incidents 1
HAZMAT: Response to Illicit Laboratories 1
HAZMAT: Technical Decontamination 1
HAZMAT: Transportation 1
HAZMAT: Victim Rescue and Recovery 1
Mental Health and Wellness for Firefighters 1
Performing a V-E-I-S (Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search) Operation 1
Pump Operator: Apparatus Performance Testing 1
Pump Operator: Approaching the Fireground 1
Pump Operator: Driver Operator Hydraulics 1
Pump Operator: Driver/Operator Overview 1
Pump Operator: Fire Apparatus Types 1
Pump Operator: Fire Pump Systems 1
Pump Operator: Fireground Response Tactics 1
Pump Operator: Foam Operations 1
Pump Operator: Properties of Water 1
Pump Operator: Pump Operator Safety 1
Pump Operator: Pumper Apparatus 2
Pump Operator: Water Supply Overview 1
Salvage and Overhaul- Chutes 0.5
Salvage and Overhaul-Gas Monitoring 0.5
Salvage and Overhaul-Introduction and Tarps 0.5
Selecting the Proper Personnel – Ability and Attitude 1
Technical Rescue: Incident Management 1
Technical Rescue: Overview 1
Technical Rescue: Rope Rescues 1
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Confined Spaces 2
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Structural Collapse 1
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Trench Excavation 1
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Vehicles and Machinery Incidents 1
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Water Incidents 1
Technical Rescue: Search and Rescue for Wilderness 1
Technical Rescue: Search Tactics and Handling Victims 1
Technical Rescue: Vehicles and Equipment 1
Wildland Fire Observations & Origin Scene Protection 1
Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Structure Defense 1


*FireRescue1 Academy is not responsible for continuing education credits that are rejected in any way. Given the variation in the approval and acceptance of continuing education credits state to state, it is advised that EMS providers and firefighters confirm recertification and training requirements, including accepted courses, with their state EMS and fire authorities.