Recruit Training

The Safety and Standards Division is responsible for ensuring that all new firefighters are trained in accordance with the standards set forth by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the North Carolina Fire Rescue Commission's requirements to certify personnel as a NC Firefighter. Examples of the training provided for new hires are listed below.

  • Fire Department Orientation and Safety
  • Fire Behavior
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Forcible Entry
  • Ventilation
  • Ladders
  • Fire Hose, Streams, and Appliances
  • Overhaul
  • Water Supplies
  • Live Burn
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • May Day