North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshall Certification Courses

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.

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.

Cost

For North Carolina fire & rescue responders: : All courses are free (fee exempt)
Out of State Students: There is an out of state course fee for each course.

Study Guides & Reference Materials

Rope Rescue Technician & General Series

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

TR Rescue Operations

FIP 6501

12

TR Anchors & Mechanical Advantage Systems

FIP 6502

15

TR Fixed Rope Systems

FIP 6503

12

TR Health and Wellness

FIP 6504

8

TR Helicopter Transport

FIP 6505

6

TR Horizontal Systems

FIP 6506

12

TR Lowers & Raises

FIP 6507

12

TR Personal Protective Equipment

FIP 6508

9

TR Rescue Equipment

FIP 6509

6

TR Rope Basics

FIP 6510

12

TR Victim Management

FIP 6511

16

TR Technical Rescuer Block

FIP 6500

120

Vehicle Rescue Technician

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

Vehicle – Rescue Ops/Vehicle Rescue

FIP 5711

9

Vehicle – Vehicle Anatomy/New Technology

FIP 5712

9

Vehicle – Stabilization/Extrication

FIP 5713

12

Vehicle – Large Vehicle Rescue

FIP 5714

6

Vehicle – Victim Management

FIP 5715

12

Vehicle Block

FIP 5710

48

 

Water Rescue Technician

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

Water Rescue Operations

FIP 6405

6

Water Rescue Techniques

FIP 6406

18

Water Rescue Transportation

FIP 6407

15

Water Rescue Victim Management

FIP 6408

9

Water Rescue Series

FIP 6404

48

Trench Rescue Technician

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

Trench Rescue Operations

FIP 6101

9

Trench Rigging

FIP 6102

21

Trench Protective Systems

FIP 6103

21

Trench Load Stabilization

FIP 6104

4

Trench Victim Management

FIP 6105

9

Trench Series

FIP 6100

64

Confined Space Rescue Technician

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

Confined Space Rescue Operations

FIP 5901

9

Confined Space Rescue Rigging

FIP 5902

21

Confined Space Hazard Control

FIP 5903

25

Confined Space Victim Management

FIP 5904

9

Confined Space Series

FIP 5900

64

NFPA Firefighter Certification

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

TEXT CHAPTERS

General and Communications

FIP 3040

24-29

1, 4, 22

Fireground Ops 1

FIP 3041

24-29

2, 20

Fireground Ops 2

FIP 3042

28-34

3

Fireground Ops 3

FIP 3043

32-38

5, 6, 7

Fireground Ops 4

FIP 3044

32-38

8, 10, 19, 28

Fireground Ops 5

FIP 3045

36-43

11, 13

Fireground Ops 6

FIP 3046

28-34

9, 12

Fireground Ops 7

FIP 3047

24-29

14

Fireground Ops 8

FIP 3048

24-29

15, 16

Fireground Ops 9

FIP 3049

40-48

17, 21, 23

Rescue Ops 1

FIP 3050

28-34

24, 25

Fire and Life Safety Initiatives

FIP 3051

28-34

26, 27

Hazardous Materials Operations

FIP 3556

40-48

29-37

Safety & Survival

FIP 6413

24-29

 

Traffic Incident Management

FIP 7000

4-5

N/A

Emergency Medical Care

FIP 7001

12-14

 

Firefighter Certification (Block Offerings)

COURSE NAME

COURSE ID

HOURS

TEXT CHAPTERS

Block 1

FIP 3031

135-162

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 19, 28, 22

Block 2 & EMC 

FIP 3032

135-162

9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Block 3, Safety & Survival, HMT Ops, TIMS   

FIP 3033

135-162

24, 25, 26, 27

Fireground Ops 9  

FIP 3049

40-48

17, 21, 23