Fire Service

ACC is accredited by the N.C. Fire and Rescue Commission to deliver certification testing in the following areas: firefighter, emergency vehicle driving, fire and life safety educator, hazardous materials, driver operator, technical rescue, pumps and aerial instructor.

Firefighter Cadet Training Program

Prerequisites: 

  • High School diploma/ GED
  • 10th Grade reading competency
  • pass physical exam (student's own responsibility to obtain)
  • pass physical agility test given at the start of the class

This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as a firefighter and covers all topics required by the N.C. Fire Commission for certification. It also covers the requirements for HazMat Operations, Driver Operator, Technical Rescue: General, and Technical Rescue: VMR. There is a required physical training aspect to this class. When completed, students affiliated with a department are certified as Level I & II Firefighters. The class has both classroom and hands-on exercises. Fees may be waived completely or in part if affiliated with fire department. For more information, call 336-506-4306 or 336-506-4303.

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Location: DC Hours: 600+ Fee: $439 + books/ supplies
74982   2/14-5/31
M-F  8:30 am – 6:00 pm**
 
2/5/22 Sa   8:30 am- 10:30 am MANDATORY Orientation & Agility Testing
     

*Additional Expenses:  books and supplies

** Occasional Saturdays for review or remediation

Fire / Rescue Training

We offer many courses for firefighter training, both certification and other in-service training. Classes may be held at local fire departments. Call 336-506-4306 or 336-506-4303 for more information on these courses.

  • Firefighter Certification Classes

    These courses are primarily offered off campus at county fire departments and are designed to help volunteer firefighters obtain training needed for certification.

  • Rescue Classes

    These are for specialized rescue operations. Most classes are offered off-campus at various county locations.

  • Specialized Training

    Designed to meet the training needs of various agencies, these courses may include such things as Arson Investigation, Emergency Management, and LP Gas Emergencies.

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Students interested in obtaining an Associates Degree in Fire Protection Technology should check out our Curriculum program at: