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.

Fire Service Extension Noncredit Courses

Course Number
Course Title




46178 TR General Course FIP-5600A  February 26, 27; March 2,3,5,14,16,17,18 and 24 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Durham Co. FD (Bethesda) $180
45883 NFA Leadership I

March 3, 4

9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70
45886 Fire Chief 101 March 7 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Durham Tech OCC, room 201 $70
45840      Ladders March 16, 19
March 21
6–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
White Cross VFD $70
46185 Water Supplies (firefighter certification) March 16, 19, 23
March 21
7–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Lebanon VFD $70
46251 NFA Leadership II

March 17, 18

9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70
46258 Ropes April 7,9,14 and 16 7–10 p.m. Cedar Grove VFD $70
46253 NFA Leadership III

April 1, 2

9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70
45841  Fire Hose, Nozzle, and Appliances April 6, 8, 13, 15
April 11
7–10 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
White Cross VFD $70
FIP-4901 Hazardous Materials Technician May 11–15 and 18–22 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Durham FD Admin $180  
  Fire & Life Safety Educator III-Planning May 5, 6 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70
  Fire & Life Safety Educator III-Education May 12, 13 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70  
  Fire & Life Safety Educator III-Administration May 19, 20 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Carrboro Fire/Rescue $70
  NC Rapid Intervention Team TBA TBA Carrboro Fire/Rescue $125
  Motorsports Rescue and Extrication TBA TBA NDC 120  


*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


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