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Fire and Rescue

Fire and Rescue Courses at CVCC prepare student to become firefighters, provide refresher classes, and provide wilderness, confined space, water, trench, rope, agriculture, and structural rescues.

Firefighters working to put out fully involved fire at night

Fire Class Offerings

Rookie School

  • Alexander County Fire Fighter 1
  • Catawba County Fire Fighter 1

Class Offerings

  • Fire Fighter
  • Cadet Schools
  • Rookie Schools
  • Fire Officer
  • Chief 101
  • Instructor I and II
  • Driver Operator
  • Emergency Vehicle Driver
  • Aerial Operations



Rescue workersRescue Class Offerings

  • Technical Rescuer
  • General
  • VMR
  • Ropes
  • Water Rescue
  • Agriculture Rescue
  • Confined Space
  • Trench Rescue
  • Structural Collapse
  • Wilderness Rescue


» Fire and Rescue Training Calendar

For more information, please contact

Tonja Pool
Executive Director of Health and Public Services

Innovation Center

(828) 327-7000, ext. 4167