Firefighter Certification Courses

Preregistration is required for any firefighter and rescue certification courses listed below.

 

Firefighter II Schedule 2018

Forsyth Tech – Northwest Forsyth Center/ESTC

 

FIP 3024 – Health & Wellness (8 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday January 16, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)
Wednesday – 01/17/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 01/18/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3001 – Orientation & Safety (17 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 01/23/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 01/24/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 01/25/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 01/30/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 01/31/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 02/01/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)

 

FIP 3004 – Fire Behavior (12 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 02/06/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 02/07/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 02/08/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 02/13/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3006 – Personal Protective Eq. (21 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 02/14/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 02/15/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 02/20/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 02/21/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 02/22/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 02/27/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 02/28/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3005 – Portable Extinguishers (8 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 03/06/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 03/07/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 03/08/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)

 

FIP 3009 – Ropes (12 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 03/13/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 03/15/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Saturday – 03/17/18 8:00 AM – 12:00 (4 hrs.)
Tuesday – 03/20/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)

 

FIP 3007 – Forcible Entry (12 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 03/21/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 03/22/2018 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 03/27/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 03/28/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3010 – Ladders (18 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 04/03/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 04/04/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 04/05/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 04/10/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 04/11/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 04/12/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3008 – Ventilation (21 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 04/17/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 04/18/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 04/19/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 04/24/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 04/25/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 04/26/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/01/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3011 – Fire Hose/Streams and Appliances (21 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 05/02/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/03/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Saturday – 05/05/18 0900 – 4:00 PM (6 hours)
Tuesday – 05/08/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 05/09/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/10/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3012 – Foam Fire Streams (9 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 05/15/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 05/16/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/17/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3014 – Loss Control (18 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 05/22/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 05/23/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/24/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 05/29/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 05/30/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 05/31/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3018 – Water Supplies (21 Hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 06/05/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 06/06/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 06/07/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 06/12/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 06/13/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Saturday – 06/16/18 – Written Exam 9:00 – 4:00 PM (6 hours)

 

FIP 3003 – Alarms & Communications (16 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 06/19/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)
Wednesday – 06/20/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 06/21/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 06/26/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 06/27/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 06/28/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)

 

FIP 3019 – Sprinklers (16 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 07/10/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)
Wednesday – 07/11/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 07/12/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 07/17/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 07/18/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 07/19/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)

 

FIP 3021 – Fire & Life Safety (12 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 07/24/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 07/25/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 07/26/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 07/31/18- Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3022 – Building Construction (18 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 08/01/18 6:30 -10:00 PM (3.5 hrs.)
Thursday – 08/02/18 6:30 -10:00 PM (3.5 hrs.)
Tuesday – 08/07/18 6:30 – 10:00 PM (3.5 hrs.)
Wednesday – 08/08/18 6:30 – 10:00 PM (3.5 hrs.)
Thursday – 08/09/18 – Written Exam 6:00 – 10:00 PM (4 hrs.)

 

FIP 3017 – Rescue (21 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 08/15/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 08/16/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 08/21/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 08/22/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 08/23/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 08/28/17 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 08/29/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3013 – Fire Control (37 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 09/04/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 09/05/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 09/06/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 09/11/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 09/12/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 09/13/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 09/18/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 09/19/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 09/20/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Saturday – 09/22/18 8:00 – 4:00 PM (7 hours)
Tuesday – 09/25/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3026 – Calling the Mayday

Day/Date Hours of Class
Saturday – 10/06/18 8:00 – 5:00 PM (8 hours)

 

FIP 7000 – Traffic Incident (4 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Wednesday – 10/10/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hours)
Thursday – 10/11/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hours)

 

FIP 3025 – Safety & Survival (18 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 10/16/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 10/17/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 10/18/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 10/23/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 10/24/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 10/25/18 – Written Exam 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)

 

FIP 3351 – Haz Mat Responder (39 hours)

Day/Date Hours of Class
Tuesday – 10/30/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 10/31/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 11/01/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Saturday – 11/03/18 8:00 – 4:00 PM (7 hours)
Tuesday – 11/06/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 11/07/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 11/08/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Tuesday – 11/13/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Wednesday – 11/14/18 6:30 – 9:30 PM (3 hrs.)
Thursday – 11/15/18 6:30 – 8:30 PM (2 hrs.)
Saturday – 11/17/18 – Written Exam 9:00 – 4:00 PM (6 hours)

 

FIP 3016 – Emergency Medical Care (TBD based on need)

Day/Date Hours of Class
TBD TBD

 

 

Firefighter Specialty Courses 2018 – Forsyth Technical Community College

Specialty Class Dates Times
Fire Officer I March – 19 through 23, 2018 (36 hours) 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fire Officer II April 9 through 12, 2018 (28 hours) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fire Chief 101 (initial course) April 20, 2018 (8 hrs.) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fire Chief 101 – 15 (requalification) April 28 (morning & afternoon sessions) 8:00 AM – NOON
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
LP and Natural Gas Emergencies February 15, 2018
September 20, 2018
(3 hours/class)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fire and Emergency Scene Evidence Preservation (photography) June – 21 and 22, 2018 (6 hours) 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Emergency Services Instructor I & II Sept. 17 through 21, 2018 (38 hours) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Traffic Incident Management Systems November 04, 2018 (4 hours) 8:00 – Noon

Notes: Pre-registration is required for all courses!

 

To register for these courses, contact:

Derek Hughes
336.757.3056
dhughes@forsythtech.edu

Wesley Hutchins
336.757.3053
whutchins@forsythtech.edu

Erica Lelle
336.757.3055
elelle@forsythtech.edu

Forsyth Tech Fire Academy

Forsyth Tech Fire Academy is an intense 19-week program (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday) that uses real life scenarios and conditions to prepare firefighters for the challenges they will face. It provides rigorous training and will test you physically and mentally. You will work with highly qualified instructors who have the experience and know-how to train you for anything, and you’ll learn using the latest technology.

The Academy takes place at the Emergency Services Training Center at the Northwest Forsyth Center in King. The facility offers the latest advancements in firefighter training, including a six-story Burn Building that lets you experience a variety of real life scenarios under controlled burn conditions, and a five-story Drill Tower that lets you learn how to get in and out of high-rise buildings.

To be accepted into Forsyth Tech Fire Academy, you must be at least 18 years of age and meet the following requirements:

  • Complete a rigorous physical ability exam
  • Complete an application packet
  • Obtain medical and physical exams at your own expense
  • Submit letters of reference regarding attitude and self discipline

If you believe you can meet the criteria for acceptance and make it through the training, we urge you to apply. It will prepare you for a career with rewards like no other. For information on applying, contact:

Erica Lelle
336.757.3055
elelle@forsythtech.edu

Wesley Hutchins
336.757.3053
whutchins@forsythtech.edu

Completion of Forsyth Tech Firefighter Academy will earn you the following certifications:

  • Firefighter I & II
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Technical Rescue General

As a graduate of the Academy, you will be qualified to work as a firefighter and can apply for a position with your local fire department. If you want to expand your training, Forsyth Tech also offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Protection Technology as well as an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Science.