Career Firefighters must achieve 400 hours in specified topics for certification and must also successfully pass the CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test). Firefighters are required to be Emergency Medical Technicians.
North Oldham uses the IFSTA Essentials (7th Edition) as a primary reference for all firefighting instruction. Additional training opportunities are plentiful through our agency's partnership with Oldham County EMS.
North Oldham maintains an adequate training budget, allowing us to send our members to firefighter educational courses, within the region, as well as outside of Kentucky.