How long is the Fire 1 class?
Fire Academy students can expect their program to last anywhere from 10 to 24 weeks, depending on how often they attend. Students that attend an academy full time will most often complete the program in 10 to 16 weeks.
What year was the NFA opened?
The New Farmers of America (NFA) began as a national organization for African-American farm youth in 1935 to promote agricultural leadership, character, thrift, scholarship, cooperation, and citizenship.
Is a fire extinguisher?
A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. With dry chemical extinguishers, nitrogen is typically used; water and foam extinguishers typically use air. Stored pressure fire extinguishers are the most common type.
What’s the difference between firefighter 1 and firefighter 2?
The Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 Certifications use job performance requirements to measure the knowledge and skills needed as a firefighter. The Firefighter 1 Certificate covers basic fire service qualifications, while the Firefighter 2 Certificate involves more specialized areas and command.
What did NFA stand for?
»National Firearms Act (NFA)
Where can I find fire and rescue training in North Carolina?
Refresher courses are also available. The Academy is a part-time evening and weekend program that leads to North Carolina Firefighter certification. For more information on Coastal’s Fire and Rescue training, please contact the Fire and Rescue Training Coordinator at 910.938.6823 or [email protected]
Where can I find the firefighter officer IV certification course offerings?
Fire Officer IV certification course offerings can be found on the Fire Rescue Training Schedule.
What kind of training does the fire and rescue training department offer?
The Fire and Rescue Training Department offers Continuing Education certification training in Firefighter I & II, Driver Operator, Technical Rescuer, Hazardous Materials Operations, Fire Officer, Fire Instructor, Fire and Life Safety Educator, and other specialized training as requested by local departments. Refresher courses are also available.
What is fire instructor indoctrination class?
This class is designed to teach new instructors the North Carolina Fire/Rescue Certification delivery system and instructor qualification process. Indoctrination class is a requirement before a new instructor can sign up for a Qualification School or a Field Tested Qualification. This class will meet the following objectives: