Fire & Emergency Services Programs

About Fire & Emergency Services Programs

Fire Services Training

Rowan-Cabarrus’ Fire Services Training program is designed to provide individuals the information and skills needed to obtain North Carolina Fire Fighter certification with the NC Department of Insurance, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), and the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications.

This certification requires the completion of 24 courses.

In addition, other Fire Services Training certification courses include: Driver Operator, Hazardous Materials, Fire Life Safety Educator, Fire Officer, Fire Instructor and Rapid Intervention.

Technical Rescue Training

Rowan-Cabarrus’ Emergency Services Training program is designed to provide individuals and rescue personnel the information and skills needed to obtain Technical Rescue Certification which includes basic and advanced rescue courses.

These certifications are issued by the NC Department of Insurance.

Emergency Medical Training

Rowan-Cabarrus’ Emergency Medical Training program offers courses to obtain North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) certification in Medical Responder, EMT – Basic and EMT – Paramedic.

After passing the NCOEMS certification exam, you would be eligible to seek employment with a North Carolina EMS agency.

The College’s currently successful Fire/EMS Continuing Education Paramedic (CEP) certification program will provide a continuous and sustainable enrollment of students that are interested in “bridging” their CEP Certification with the Emergency Medical degree curriculum; completing the Emergency Medical Science A.A.S. degree.

Current Paramedics

Have you heard about our Paramedic Bridge Program? Contact Paul DuPree for information and download the program flyer.

American Heart Association (AHA) Training

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Emergency Services Training program offers certification courses in:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • and other AHA courses, including CPR Instructor & First Aid Instructor

Contact Tanya Rogers for information!

Employment Opportunities

For More Information

Paul DuPree, Program Chair in Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Science & Fire Protection Technology and Director in Emergency Services

Roger McDaniel, Director in Fire & Emergency Services

Lewis Rogers, Coordinator in Fire & Emergency Services

Danny Scott, Assistant Director in Fire & Emergency Services