Course work begins 2010-2011

*Space is limited in these career classes.  Students enrolling as 9th, 10th, or 11th graders and signing up for this career area are guaranteed a seat when course work begins each grade level.

  • Introduction to the basic skills in four major public safety areas:  Criminal Justice, Firefighting, Emergency Medical Technician, and Emergency Management System.
  • Receive three levels of training that address the certification program required by all firefighters in North Carolina.
  • Uses the curriculum from the Department of Labor, Office of the State Fire Marshall.
  • Course work is administered through modules that are necessary to meet the requirement for the nationally recognized Firefighter I/II Certification.
  • Courses include Fire Department Orientation & Safety, Fire Prevention Education, Fire Alarms & Communications, Portable Extinguishers, Personal Protective Equipment, Fire Behavior and Fire Hose, Streams & Appliances.
  • Gain skills that lead to related occupations such as emergency response, emergency medical technician, paramedic, police, detective /investigator, and fire inspector.