McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College

 
 
 
 
Spring 2022 Schedule is listed below!
 
2022 McDowell Fire, Rescue, and EMS College 
 
ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE MCDOWELL TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS!
 
 

WELCOME TO THE 44TH ANNUAL MCDOWELL FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMS COLLEGE

 

HOME OF NORTH CAROLINA'S LARGEST FIRE SCHOOL

 

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March 17-20, 2022

 

 

 

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New 2022 Schedule
 
 
The 2022 McDowell Fire, Rescue, and EMS College is NOT open for registration at this time.  Beginning January 1, 2022 students may fill out, print, and mail registrations to the address listed on the Registration Form along with their registration fees.

COURSE # CLASS NAME DAYS AND TIMES TOTAL HOURS STATUS: OPEN OR CLOSED
  Firefighter/Rescue Skills      
1 ATV's in the Fire/Rescue Service Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15  
2 Basic Survival Tactical Concepts 1st Responder Readiness Friday 6PM-10PM 4 CANCELLED
3 Advanced Survival Tactical Concepts 1st Responder Readiness Saturday 9AM-5PM 7 CANCELLED
4 Basic Engine Company Operations for the Firefighter Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15  
5 Chaplaincy for Emergency Services Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM 12  
6 Critical Incident Stress Management  Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24 FULL
7 Domestic Threats for First Responders Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15  
8 Drones for Emergency Services Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15  
9 Emergency Boat Operations for Fire, Rescue, and Law Enforcement Dept.  Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM 19 CANCELLED
10 Explosives, Bombs, and Booby Traps Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12  
11 Fire Scene Digital Photography Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
12 High Impact Weather 101 Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 11  
13 Introduction to Firefighting Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
14 Introduction to Technical Rope Rescue Lightweight Equipment and Techniques Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 CANCELLED
15 S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws Thursday 5PM-10PM, Friday 7AM-8PM, Saturday 7AM-8PM 31  
16 Survival in the First 3 Seconds and Shooter Analysis Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM and 1PM-6PM 12  
17 (Swiftwater - Floodwater) Boat Operator for Local Responder Thursday 6PM-10PM, Friday& Saturday 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 30  
18 Wilderness Medical Response for Emergency Services Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16  
19 The North Carolina Response Rating System Combined Class (Formerly NCRRS Rural Water Supply & Understanding the NC Response Rating Plan Class) Friday 6PM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16  
  Driver Operator Classes      
20 Emergency Vehicle Driver Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 7AM-12PM and 1PM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM 24  
21 Pumps - Intro/Basic Ops Thursday 8AM-7PM, Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 40  
22 Pumps- Pump Hydraulics/ Water Supply Thursday 8AM-7PM, Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 40  
23 Pumps - Sprinkler & Standpipes/Maint. & Testing Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 30  
  EMS      
24 12 Lead Foundation - A Comprehensive Review Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 14 CANCELLED
25 ACLS-EP, PALS, ITLS Recert Combo Class Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
26 EMT/MR Continuing Education Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
27 MCI Madness for Junior Members Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 12 CANCELLED
28 NAEMT's Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 16  
  Firefighter Certification Classes      
29 Firefighter General & Communications Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
30 Firefighter Fireground Operations 1 Former Orientation & Safety Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
31 Firefighter Fireground Operations 2 Former Personal Protective Equipment Friday 8AM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-6pm, Sunday 8am-5pm
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32 Fireground Operation 3 Friday 8AM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-8PM, Sunday 8am-5pm 32  
33 Firefighter Fireground Operations 4 Friday 8am-10pm, Saturday 8AM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 32  
34 Firefighter Fireground Operations 5 Formerly Ladders & Ventilation Thursday 8AM-6PM, Friday 8AM-6PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 CANCELLED
35 Firefighter Fireground Operations 6 Former Ropes and Rescue Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 9AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 28  
36 Firefighter Fireground Operations 7 Former Water Supplies Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
37 Firefighter Fireground Operations 8 Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
38 Firefighter Fireground Operations 9 (Fire Control) Thursday 8AM-6PM, Friday 8AM-6PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 40  
39 Firefighter Rescue Operations Former Rescue
Friday 8AM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 28 CANCELLED
40 Firefighter Fire & Life Safety Initiatives (Former Fire & Life Safety Prep & Sprinklers) Friday 8AM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 28 CANCELLED
41 HAZ MAT Level 1 Responder Thursday - Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 40  
42 Mayday/Safety & Survival Friday 8AM-6PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 24 CANCELLED
43 Traffic Incident Management (TIMS) Friday 6PM-10PM 4  
  Fire Life Safety Educator Class      
44 FLSE Educator Level 1 Thursday - Sunday 8AM-6PM 36  
  National Fire Academy Classes      
45 Fire Investigation for First Responders (NFA) Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 16 CANCELLED
46 Incident Safety Officer NFA Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12  
47 NFA-Leadership in Supervision Series: Creating Environments for Professional Growth Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12  
48 Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (NFA) Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
  Technical Rescuer Classes      
49 TR Anchors & Mechanical Advantage Systems Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
50 #51 TR Rescue Operations & #52 TR Helicopter Transport Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 18  
51 TR Rescue Operations Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM 12  
52 TR Helicopter Transport Sunday 8AM-3PM 6  
53 #54 TR Personal Protective Equipment & #55 TR Rescue Equipment Combo Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
54 TR Personal Protective Equipment Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM 11 FULL
55 TR Rescue Equipment Sunday 8AM-4PM 7 FULL
56 TR Water Rescue Block Course  Thursday-Sunday 8AM-9PM (1 hour lunch each day) 48  
57 TR Wilderness Search Thursday 8AM-12AM, 1PM-5PM, 6PM-12AM, Friday 6AM-12AM, 1PM-5PM, 6PM-12AM Saturday 6AM-12AM, 1PM-5PM, 6PM-12AM Sunday 6AM-12PM, 1PM-9PM 60  
58 TR VR Rescue Combo Class - #59 TR VR Vehicle Anatomy/New Tech & #60 TR VR Rescue Ops/Vehicle Rescue Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM, 3PM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20  
59 TR VR Vehicle Anatomy/New Tech Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM 9  
60 TR VR Rescue Ops/Vehicle Rescue Saturday 3PM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 11  
61 #62 TR VR Large Vehicle Rescue & #63 TR VR Stabilization/Extrication Combo Class  Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 18  
62 TR VR Large Vehicle Rescue Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM 6  
63 TR VR Stabilization/Extrication Saturday 1PM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 12  
64 TR Victim Management Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12  
  Special Certification Classes      
65 Chief 101 Saturday 9AM-6PM 8  
66 Chief 101 Update Saturday 9AM-1PM 4  
67 Fire Officer I Thurs-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36  
68 Fire Officer II Friday-Sunday 8AM-6PM 27  
69 Instructor I Thursday 7PM-10PM, Fri-Sat 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 28  
70 Law & Administration Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 16  
71 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-300 Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
72 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-400 Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
 
 
 
2022 FIRE SCHOOL CATALOG
2018 McDowell Fire Rescue and EMS College.  Photos by: Brad Ledbetter, Byron Hagan, Jim White, Kati Parker and Linda Carter.
 
 
 
 
McDowell County Lodging and other local links:

www.mcdowellchamber.com
Instructions: Click on "Business Directory" in menu bar at left, enter in Category box the word Camping, Cottages or Motels/Hotels. Scroll listings to locate specials for Fire School students.

www.mcdowellnc.org
Lodging and other information for McDowell County
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2022 McDowell Fire, Rescue, & EMS College Registration Form
Complete and print the form.  Include all signatures and fees before mailing.
 
NOTE:  IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER FOR MORE THAN ONE CLASS, YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FORM FOR EACH CLASS.  THE SPACE FOR 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH CHOICE IS ONLY FOR STUDENTS TO INDICATE ANOTHER CHOICE IF THEIR FIRST CHOICE IS FULL.  DO NOT WRITE A SECOND CHOICE ON THIS FORM IN ATTEMPT TO BE ENROLLED IN MORE THAN ONE CLASS. ONLY ONE $15.00 FEE IS REQUIRED PER PERSON (EVEN IF REGISTERING FOR TWO CLASSES)
 
 
 
 
Chief's Verification Form for Live Burn Classes
Use the Chief's Verification Form to list each student from one department that are attending a live burn class.  In addition, each student listed must have a Live Participant Validation Form completed and returned as well.  Submit these forms with registrations and payments.
 
 
 
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