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We offer a wide variety of firefighter and technical rescue courses that are NFPA compliant and Internationally accredited (IFSAC & Pro-Board) via the NC State Fire Marshall's Office. In order to receive fee exemption for these courses, students must be an active member of a rescue squad or fire department within N.C.

North Carolina State Fire Marshall's Office Courses &
Study Guides

Technical Rescuer Certification

Firefighter Certification

Live Fire Training

Water Rescue Specialist

Confined Space Rescue Specialist

Vehicle Rescue Specialist

Rope Rescue Specialist

Trench Rescue Specialist

Our North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshall courses are delivered either as a "Series or Block" or can be delivered as individual courses. All NCOSFM courses are accredited programs with the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro BOard Fire service Professional Qualification Systems. All course are also compliant with related National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) standards.  What this means to you are the safest and highest quality instruction that students may utilized certifications throughout the international and military fire & rescue service.

For North Carolina fire & rescue responders: All courses are free (fee exempt)
Out of State Students: There is a fee for certification. 

Technical Rescuer Certification

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE RECOMMENDED HOURS
FIP-6501 TR Rescue Operations 12
FIP-6502 TR Anchors & Mechanical Advantage Systems 15
FIP-6503 TR Fixed Rope Systems 12
FIP-6504 TR Health and Wellness 8
FIP-6505 TR Helicopter Transport 6
FIP-6506 TR Horizontal Systems 12
FIP-6507 TR Lowers & Raises 12
FIP-6508 TR Personal Protective Equipment 9
FIP-6509 TR Rescue Equipment 6
FIP-6510 TR Rope Basics 12
FIP-6511 TR Victim Management 16
FIP-6500 TR Technical Rescuer Block 120

Vehicle Rescue Technician

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE RECOMMENDED HOURS
FIP-5711 TR Vehicle - Rescue Ops/Vehicle Rescue 9
FIP-5712 TR Vehicle - Vehicle Anatomy/New Technology 9
FIP-5713 TR Vehicle - Stabilization/Extrication 12
FIP-5714 TR Vehicle - Large Vehicle Rescue 6
FIP-5715 TR Vehicle - Victim Management 12
FIP-5710 TR Vehicle Block 48

Water Rescue Technician

 

COURSE NAME FIP # Hours
TR - Water Rescue Operations 6405 6
TR - Water Rescue Techniques 6406 18
TR - Water Rescue Transportation 6407 15
TR - Water Rescue Victim Management 6408 9
TR Water (Series) 6404 48

 

Trench Rescue Technician

 

COURSE NAME FIP # Hours
TR - TR Rescue Operations 6101 9
TR - TR Rigging 6102 21
TR - TR Protective Systems 6103 21
TR - TR Load Stabilization 6104 4
TR - TR Victim Management 6105 9
TR: Trench (Series) 6100 64

Confined Space Rescue Technician

COURSE NAME FIP # Hours
TR - CS Rescue Operations 5901 9
TR - CS Rescue Rigging 5902 21
TR - CS Hazard Control 5903 25
TR - CS Victim Management 5904 9
TR Confined Space (Series) 5900 64

Firefighter Certification Courses

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE RECOMMENDED HOURS
FIP-3001 Orientation & Safety 16
FIP-3003 Alarms & Communications 16
FIP-3004 Fire Behavior 12
FIP-3005 Portable Extinguishers 8
FIP-3006 Personal Protective Equipment 20
FIP-3007 Forcible Entry 12
FIP-3008 Ventilation 20
FIP-3009 Ropes 12
FIP-3010 Ladders 16
FIP-3011 Fire Hose, Streams, and Appliances 20
FIP-3012 Foam Fire Streams 8
FIP-3013 Fire Control 36
FIP-3014 Loss Control 16
FIP-3016 Emergency Medical Care 12
FIP-3017 Rescue 20
FIP-3018 Water Supplies 20
FIP-3019 Sprinklers 16
FIP-3021 Fire & Life Safety Preparedness 12
FIP-3022 Building Construction 16
FIP-3024 Health & Wellness 8
FIP-3025 Safety & Survival 16
FIP-3026 Mayday 8