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Registration is required for all classes. Affiliated members who are tuition exempt should use the online Public Safety registration form. For all others, please use the Adobe Acrobat Public Safety Registration form for course registration and payment. Fax number: 919-536-7280.
41191 Technical Resuer General

April 14 – 18 and April 21 – 25

8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center,
room 104
40646 Service Testing for Pumps April 22, 24
April 26
7–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Efland VFD
Efland VFD
FULL TR Surface Water Rescue April 25, May 16
April 26, 27, May 17, 18
6–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Canceled Water Supplies (Driver/Operator) April 29, May 1
May 3
7–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
40648 Emergency Vehicle Driver May 19, 20, 22
May 24
6:30–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Efland VFD
Efland VFD
FULL Fire Prevention Standard Inspection Level 1 June 2, 3, 4, 5 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Bethesda Fire & Rescue $125
42347 TR Ropes Instructor Qualification June 25, 26, 27 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Chapel Hill FD $70
  Prerequisites: TR Ropes certified for 5 years (documentation of proof is required); approval by Durham Tech general instructor. Maximum of 15 students.
  Durham Tech Fire Academy August 18 – November 14 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center  

*The National Fire Academy now requires students to obtain a Student Identification Number prior to attending any NFA class. Please follow the link below to obtain your NFA Student ID and present that number to the instructor on the first day of class.

Required book for Fire Prevention Standard I Inspection and Fire Prevention Standard II Inspection
Fire Prevention Code book, 2012 ed.
Purchase from the International Code Council (  or directly from:
N.C. Office of State Fire Marshal
322 Chapanoke Road
Raleigh, NC

Required book for Fire & Life Safety Educator I classes
Fire & Life Safety Educator, 3rd Edition by IFSTA. ISBN: 978-0879393960. Purchase from the best available vendor including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or the NC Fire & Rescue Instructor's website

Required book for Fire Officer I
Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, 2nd edition.
Purchase from Henry Sermons at 252-447-5660 or where available.

Questions or more information about classes, email Clinton Briggs or phone 919-536-7242 ext. 4601.

Other Fire/Emergency Services Training Sites:
U.S. Fire Administration
NC Dept. Insurance--Office of the State Fire Marshal Firehouse Magazine Training

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