Firefighter Training & Education

The fire service is an ever changing, and evolving industry where training, and continuing education must be a regular part of the daily routine.  There are so many variables in firefighting, and it almost seems impossible to learn everything you can to stay safe in this industry, but a lack of education, and knowledge will do more harm than good.  With building construction changing, technology in the fire service constantly being upgraded, and a host of other variables that are always changing, the firefighter must do their best to stay on top of the changes, and become the best they can be in order to save life, and property.

We are offering some educational material on this page to help you stay up to date on some of the important issues in regards to training, as well as some informational videos, and articles for you to learn from.  There will be links to various educational institutions, and some training as well.  We offer these in hopes that you, as a firefighter, will take the opportunity to educate yourself, and further your training as often as possible. 

"If You're Failing to Train, You're Training to Fail..."

Firefighter NFPA 1001 2013 edition

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Robeson Community College


January 10,11,17,19
Orientation and Safety


January 24,26,31

February 2,7
Personal Protective Equipment


February 9,14,16
Fire Behavior


February 21,23,28

March 2
Alarms and Communications


March 7,9
Portable Extinguishers


March 14,16,21
Forcible Entry


March 23,28, 30

April 4,6
Ventilation


April 11,13,18
Ropes


April 20,25,27

May 2
Ladders


May 4,9,11,16,18
Fire Hose, Streams
&
Appliances

May 23,25
Foam Fire Streams

May 30

June 1,6,8
Loss Control



2017 Nighttime Firefighter Academy


June 13,15,20
Emergency Medical Care

June 22,27,29

July 6,11
Rescue


July 13,18,20,25,27
Water Supplies


August 1,3,8,10
Sprinklers


August 22,24
Fire and Life Safety Preparedness


August 29,31

September 5,7
Building Construction


September 12,14,19,21
Safety and Survival


September 26,28

Mayday


October 3,5
Health and Wellness


October 10,12,17,19,24,26,31
Fire Control


November 2
Traffic Incident Management


November 7,9,14,16,21,28,29,30

December 5
Level 1 Hazardous Materials


December 7,12,14,19
Emergency Vehicle Driver


Class meets at 1830 hours Tuesday, and Thursday nights at the Emergency Services Training Center located at 676 South Roberts Ave. in Lumberton.  Students are required to bring their personal protective equipment each day to class.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED.  You can pre-register by calling the training center at (910) 272-3330, or use the pre-registration link on the RCC website at www.robeson.edu/fireedu .

Robeson Community College

2017 Daytime Fall Firefighter Academy


September 11-12
Orientation and Safety


September 13-14
Personal Protective Equipment


September 15
Fire Behavior


September 18-19
Alarms and Communications


September 20
Portable Extinguishers


September 21-22
Forcible Entry


September 25-26
Ventilation


September 27
Ropes


September 28-29
Ladders


October 2-3
Fire Hose Streams
&
Appliances

October 4
Foam Fire Streams

October 5-6
Loss Control



October 9
Emergency Medical Care

October 10-11
Rescue


October 12-13
Water Supplies


October 16-17
Sprinklers


October 18
Fire and Life Safety


October 19-20
Building Construction


October 23-24
Safety
and Survival


October 25
Mayday


October 26
Health and Wellness


October 27
Traffic Incident Management


October 30-Nov. 2
Fire Control


November 6-10
Level 1 Hazardous Materials


November 13-15
Emergency Vehicle Operator


This academy will meet Monday through Friday, with classes starting at 0900 hrs. each day.  Students are required to bring their personal protective equipment each day to class.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED.  You can pre-register by calling the training center at 910-272-3330 or use the pre-registration link located on the RCC website at www.robeson.edu/fireedu . This academy is open enrollment, so you can attend what classes you need, or take the full academy.

Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College, in cooperation with Robeson County Emergency Services, will be sponsoring the following NIMS classes:

NIMS 300

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1830 hrs until 2230 hrs
Saturday, June 17, 2017 @ 0830 hrs until 1730 hrs.

NIMS 400

Friday, July 14,2017 @ 1830 hrs until 2230 hrs
Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 0830 hrs until 1730 hrs.

Classes will be held at the Robeson County Emergency Operations Center located on Legend Rd. in Lumberton.

Pre-Registration is required.  Call the training center at (910) 272-3330.
Click the link below to be redirected to the Robeson Community College website, where you can get a full listing of available daytime, and evening classes for firefighter certification, and other fire/rescue related trainings.   

http://www.robeson.edu/firefighter-certification-classes/
Big Marsh Volunteer
456 S. 5th St.    St. Pauls, NC    28384

Phone:  (910) 865-5368       

Emergency Dial 9-1-1
Fire Department