Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS Requirements

A first responder or EMT certificate to practice shall expire on the individual's birthday in the third year, except if a first responder or EMT certificate to practice, issued to an individual who also holds a current firefighter and/or fire safety inspector certificate, shall expire on the same date as the individual's firefighter certificate or fire safety inspector certificate.

CE Requirements for EMTs and Paramedics

First Responder: 15 hours                                                         
EMT-Basic: 40 hours                                                       
EMT-Intermediate: 60 hours                              
EMT-Paramedic: 86 hours                            

For more information visit: The Department of Public Safety Division of EMS