Fire Service Extension Program

Registration is required for all classes. Use the Public Safety Registration form (pdf) for course registration and payment. Note: Our fax number has changed to 919-536-7280.

If you have questions, please contact Donna Matheson, 919-536-7240, ext. 4417 or Ernest Jannetta, 919-536-7240, ext. 4016.

Course Number Course Title Date Time Location Hours Tuition
49964 FIP-4705A Area Fire/Rescue Essentials I Sept. 7, 21, 28
Oct. 3
7–9:30 p.m.
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Orange Grove FD 14.5 hrs $70
49115 Haz-Mat Re-Cert Sept. 9 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire Station # 1 8 hrs $70
49057 Haz-Mat Re-Cert Sept. 10 7–10 p.m. Cedar Grove FD 3 hrs $70
48869 NFA Leadership I Sept. 26, 27 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Bahama VFD 12 hrs $70
49965 FIP-4705B Area Fire/Rescue Essentials II Oct. 19, Nov. 2, 16
Nov. 7
7–9:30 p.m.
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Orange Grove FD 14.5 hrs $70
48784 FIP-4903A Haz-Mat Recert November 9 6–10 p.m. Orange Grove FD 4 hrs $70
TBA Durham Tech Fire Academy Spring 2016 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 803 hrs $1,171

*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 Ernie Jannetta or phone 919-536-7200 ext. 4016.

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