McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College

 
WE ARE BACK!!
Stronger and Better in 2021
 
2021 McDowell Fire, Rescue, and EMS College 
 
NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR. ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE MCDOWELL TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS
 
 

WELCOME TO THE 43RD ANNUAL MCDOWELL FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMS COLLEGE

 

HOME OF NORTH CAROLINA'S LARGEST FIRE SCHOOL

 

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March 18-21, 2021

 

 

 

NEW THIS YEAR:
Purchase your First Edition McDowell Fire Rescue and EMS College Challenge Coin.
Limited Number Available So Order NOW!  
 
$10.00 Each
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REGISTRATION WILL OPEN January 4, 2021
 
 
The 2021 McDowell Fire, Rescue, and EMS College is NOT open for registration at this time.  Beginning January 4, 2021 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 CANCELED
2 Basic Survival Tactical Concepts 1st Responder Readiness Friday 6PM-10PM 4 CANCELED
3 Advanced Survival Tactical Concepts 1st Responder Readiness Saturday 9AM-5PM 7 CANCELED
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  
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  
10 Explosives, Bombs, and Booby Traps Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
11 Fire Scene Digital Photography Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12  
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 Rock Climbing Rescue for Emergency Services UPDATED
Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 CANCELED
15 S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws NEW Thursday 5PM-10PM, Friday 7AM-8PM, Saturday 7AM-8PM 31 FULL
16 Survival in the First 3 Seconds and Shooter Analysis Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM and 1PM-6PM 12  
17 The North Carolina Response Rating System Combined Class (Formerly NCRRS Rural Water Supply & Understanding the NC Response Rating Plan Classes) Friday 6PM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16  
  Driver Operator Classes      
18 Emergency Vehicle Driver D/O Certification  Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 7AM-12PM, 1PM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM 24 FULL
19 Pumps-Intro/Basic Ops D/O Certification  Thursday 8AM-7PM, Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 40  
20 Pumps-Pump Hydraulics/Water Supply D/O  Thursday 8AM-7PM, Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-6PM 40  
21 Pumps-Sprinkler & Standpipes/ Maint. & Testing D/O  Friday 8AM-8PM, Saturday 8AM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 30  
  EMS      
22 12 Lead Foundations-A Comprehensive Review UPDATED Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 14  
23 ACLS-EP, PALS, ITLS Recertification Combo Class Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24 CANCELED
24 EMT/MR Continuing Education Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24  
25 MCI Madness for Junior Members Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 12 CANCELED
26 NAEMT's Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) NEW Saturday 9AM-12PM and 1PM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM 16  
  Firefighter Certification Classes      
27 Alarms & Communications Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 FULL
28 Building Construction Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 FULL
29 Fire Hose, Streams, and Appliances Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 19 FULL
30 #31 Fire Behavior FFI & II and #32 Portable Extinguishers Combo Class Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 FULL
31 Fire Behavior Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6pm 15 FULL
32 Portable Extinguishers Sunday 8am-5pm 30 FULL
33 Fire Control Thurs-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 FULL 
34 Fire & Life Safety Preparedness Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
35 Forcible Entry Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 14 FULL
36 Haz-Mat Level I Responder Thurs-Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 38 FULL
37 Health & Wellness Saturday 9AM-6PM 8 FULL
38 Loss Control Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16  
39 Mayday
Friday 8AM-5PM 8  
40 Orientation & Safety Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 FULL
41 Personal Protective Equipment Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 FULL
42 Rescue Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20  
43 Ropes Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
44 Safety & Survival Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16  
45 Sprinklers Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 17 FULL
46 Traffic Incident Management (TIMS) Friday 6PM-10PM 4  
47 Ventilation Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20  
48 Water Supplies Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 FULL
49 Rapid Intervention Crew Friday 5PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-8PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24 CANCELED
  Fire Life Safety Educator Class      
50 Fire Life Safety Educator Level III NEW  Thursday-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36  
  National Fire Academy Classes      
51 Fire Investigation for First Responders (NFA) Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16 FULL
52 Incident Safety Officer NFA Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
53 NFA-Leadership in Supervision Series: Creating Environments for Professional Growth  Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 FULL
54 Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (NFA) Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 CANCELED
  Technical Rescuer Classes      
55 TR Anchors & Mechanical Advantage Systems  Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
56 #57 TR Rescue Operations and #58 TR Helicopter Transport Combo Class Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 18 FULL
59 #60 TR Personal Protective Equipment & #61 TR Rescue Equipment Combo Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 FULL
62 TR Water Rescue Block Course  Thursday-Sunday 8AM-9PM (1 hour lunch each day) 48 FULL
63 TR Wilderness Search NEW 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 FULL
64 #65 TR VR Vehicle Anatomy/New Tech & #66 TR VR Rescue Ops/Vehicle Rescue Combo Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM, 3PM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20  
67 #68 TR VR Large Vehicle Rescue & #69 TR VR Stabilization/Extrication  Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 18 FULL
70 TR VR Victim Management Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELED
  Special Certification Classes      
71 Chief 101 Saturday 9AM-6PM 8  
72 Chief 101 Update Saturday 9AM-1PM 4  
73 Fire Officer I Thurs-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 FULL
74 Fire Officer II Friday-Sunday 8AM-6PM 27 FULL
75 Instructor I Thursday 7PM-10PM, Fri-Sat 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 28 FULL
76 Law & Administration Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 16 FULL
77 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-300 Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18  
78 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-400 Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELED
 
 
 
2021 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2021 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.
 
 
 
Vendor Registration