Fire & Technical Rescue

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SCC Fire and Technical Rescue programs prepare graduates for a career in Fire Service and/or to support local volunteer agencies.

SCC serves as the North Carolina Department Of Insurance Delivery Agency for Sampson County encompassing Fire Fighter, Driver Operator, Aerial, and Technical Rescue Specialties, and strives to provide professional training and development which promotes the efficiency, expertise, and safety of those who serve.

SCC Fire and Technical Rescue Programs are designed to prepare those who serve with the knowledge and tools to complete their mission by reducing the threat of life and property loss during an emergency. Our instructors are proven operators in the field of public service, offering educational and practical teaching methods to prepare you for response when the call comes in. No matter if you are seeking a career in Fire Service or you are a volunteer, we are ready to help you achieve your goal. Browse through our list of programs for more information. Please contact the Workforce Development & Continuing Education division if you have additional questions and let your journey to certification begin!

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Students who complete the Fire Academy will receive certifications and training in the following:

  • NC Firefighter Certification
  • TIMS-Traffic Incident Management System
  • CPR-Cardiovascular Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • HazMat Level I Responder
  • Rescue Intervention Team Training

The Fire Academy of Sampson Community College is designed to:

  • Provide a cadet with a basic knowledge of fire service operations.
  • Provide entry level skills required by a majority of fire departments throughout the nation.
  • Provide a cadet with skills to develop teamwork, a positive attitude and public service commitment.

Overall – The purpose is to satisfy the successful completion of the manipulative and academic training requirements as established by OSFM (Office of State Fire Marshal) to be certified as a NC Fire Fighter.

Note: All classes are offered as individual classes. If a student needs to attend a one, two or etc. classes to complete his certification, then we are allowing them to do so.

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