Fire College

Coastal Carolina Fire College

November 13-15, 2015 on the campus of Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC

The Coastal Carolina Fire College will offer an array of Firefighter, Technical Rescuer, Driver-Operator, and Specialty classes on campus and at sites in the community. Come train and learn with your brothers and sisters in Eastern North Carolina. Every registrant will be provided lunch on Saturday and a Fire College t-shirt.

Guarantee Your Selection!

Send your registration and fees as soon as possible to guarantee your course selection. Registration forms and payment in the full amount must be received by October 30.

>> Download the registration form.

Minimum Age Requirements

The minimum age for participation in the 2015 Fire College is 16 years of age. All participants between the ages of 16 and 18 must have written permission from their high school principal, except Onslow County students. Concurrent enrollment forms (enclosed) must be returned with registration forms, or the student will not be registered. Due to the hazardous nature of some courses, restrictions on enrollment may apply to 16 and 17 year-old students. (See course description for details.)

Special Note for all NC Certification Courses The candidate must be at least 18 years of age. Training and course work may be completed in advance, but certification cannot be issued until the candidate’s 18th birthday. Moreover, the candidate must meet the requirements of the standard in place at the time of his/her birthday even though he/she may have been working toward a previous standard. The candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by the State Department of Public Instruction. (NC OSFM)

Enrollment/ Registration Information

Every effort will be made to register you in the course of your choice. Students should complete and return registration form with proper fee.  Forms must include first, second, third, and fourth choice for classes and an original student signature. Forms without an original signature and/or complete course selection information will be returned without guarantee of registration. Confirmation letters will be mailed to all participants if registration is received by October 30. Classes with insufficient registration may be cancelled prior to the class. All changes in student registration must be handled by the student before 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 10. All changes after this deadline will be handled on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning, during the late registration session, and will be treated as a new registration. New registrants, walk-ins and late registrants will be accepted for classes having available space. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER OCTOBER 30.

MSA-Cairns Facility Tour

For the first time the Coastal Carolina Fire College, in conjunction with MSA Safety, will be offering a tour of the Jacksonville manufacturing facility. This is the plant where the dedicated staff of MSA-Cairns construct the world-famous Cairns fire helmets. You will be guided on a tour showing how all of the Cairns helmets are constructed including the leather New-Yorker, from cow-hide to legend. Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis as determined by paid registration for Fire College. You will be notified if you have been selected with your Fire College Registration confirmation letter. This tour is limited to the first 20 paid registrants who have indicated an interest in the tour. The tour will take place at 1:30 PM on Friday, November 13. Participants will be notified of a meeting place and time with their registration confirmation.

Fee Schedule

The fees for the Fire College are based on fees set by the North Carolina General Assembly and are subject to change.

Members of any North Carolina fire department (volunteer or career), rescue squad or EMS agency – $25.00 (The $25 fee covers the cost of refreshments, lunch, and a t-shirt)
All others – $96.00 (Registration $70, Insurance $1, Fire College Fee $25), Agricultural Rescue $151 (Registration $125, Insurance $1, Fire College Fee $25)

Please make checks payable to COASTAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Please mail to:
Coastal Carolina Community College

Division of Continuing Education
Attention: Fire College
444 Western Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546-6816