Fire/Rescue Services

Fire fighters in full gear

Fire Services classes for training beginning firefighters and upgrading experienced firefighters in all areas of firefighting procedures and equipment; and for providing required training for firefighter certification at levels I and II.

Programs

Please see links below for required classes needed to complete the following programs:

  • FF I&II
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Fire Officer I & II
  • NC Rapid Intervention
  • Chief 101
  • Instructor I&II
  • Driver Operator
  • Technical Rescuer General
  • TR VMR, TR Ropes
  • TR Water Rescue
  • TR Confined Space
  • Trench Rescue
  • TR Structural Collapses
  • TR Wilderness Rescue

1403 Standards

In order for a Firefighter to participate in live fire training you must meet the 1403 standards. The Fire Chief of your department must sign off on you having training in the list of classes below:

  • FD Orientation
  • Fire Behavior
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • PPE, Forcible Entry
  • Ladders
  • Fire Hose Streams & Appliance
  • Overhaul
  • Water Supplies & Building Construction

Fire/Rescue Department Contacts:

Steve Barney, Coordinator/Instructor, EMS Programs
PO Box 917
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: (252) 738-3273
Email: barneys@vgcc.edu

Kim Jackson, Administrative Assistant
PO Box 917
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: (252) 738-3233
Email: jacksonk@vgcc.edu

All Departments in Continuing Education: 252-738-3300

Fire-Rescue Census Date Information

Contact
STEPHEN
BARNEY
Director, Fire/Rescue and EMS
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
Room:
10110
(252) 738-3273

Class Schedule

Mitchners Crossroads VFD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
D/O Mobile Water Supply App 32 05/22/2024 - 06/02/2024 Mitchners Crossroads VFD 6:30-10:30, 8-5 5/22, 23, 29, 30; 6/1, 2 C Wright

Granville Rural FD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Traffic Incident Management (TIMS) 4 06/04/2024 - 06/04/2024 Granville Rural FD 6:30-10:30 6/4 Reeves

Main Campus-Building 10

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
EMT Orientation 4 06/17/2024 - 06/17/2024 Main Campus-Building 10 6-10 6/17 MC 10103 Norwood

Bullock VFD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
FF/TR Emergency Medical Care 12 06/10/2024 - 07/11/2024 Bullock VFD 7-10 6/10, 26, 27; 7/11 B Williams

Hawtree FD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
TR Water Block 42 07/11/2024 - 07/30/2024 Hawtree FD 6-10, 8-6 7/11, 12, 13, 14, 26, 27, 30 contact barneys@vgcc.edu to register Response Training Solutions

Justice FD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
FF General and Comm (FF 2019) 24 05/20/2024 - 06/11/2024 Justice FD 7-10 5/20, 22, 23, 28, 30; 6/3, 5, 11 Jesse Richardson

Henderson FD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
Fire Instructor II 40 06/11/2024 - 06/19/2024 Henderson FD 9-6 6/11, 12, 13, 18, 19 Robert Swiger

Stem VFD

Course Title Section Total Hours Course Dates Location REGISTER NOW Class Time Meeting Days Room No. Instructor Fee
FF General and Comm (FF 2019) 24 06/05/2024 - 06/24/2024 Stem VFD 6:30-10:30 6/5, 10, 12, 18, 20, 24 Reeves