Firefighter Certification Classes
2021 Day Firefighter Academy has been scheduled!
The first day firefighter academy of 2021 has been scheduled to start January 11, 2021 and run through April 2, 2021. This academy will be based on the new 2019 firefighter certification classes, which places topics in blocks of instruction, instead of individual classes. The academy will contain 470 hours of instruction and students will be certified as firefighters upon successful completion of the academy. Scholarship monies may be available. An orientation class for this academy will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020, from 1pm until 5pm at the Emergency Services Training Center. Attendance is not required, but highly recommended. Pre-registration is required for the academy, as well as the orientation session. Call the training center at 910-272-3330. A copy of the academy schedule is linked below:
2021 Evening Firefighter Academy has been scheduled!
We have scheduled an evening firefighter academy for 2021. This academy is based on the 2013 standard for firefighter certification. The academy will be held at Rennert Fire Department, located at 9896 Rennert Road, Shannon, NC, 28386. This academy is open enrollment, which means you can take what classes you need to complete your certification. This will the last evening academy based on the 2013 standard, A link to the schedule is posted below:
Certification classes will also be held during the Southeast Fire/Rescue College weekend in February. These classes will be taught using the 2013 standard. This will be an opportunity to complete your 2013 standard certification. Click on the Southeast Fire/Rescue College sidebar for the dates and a copy of the brochure.