Fire Service Extension Program

Registration is required for all classes. Use the Public Safety Registration form (pdf) for course registration and payment. Note: Our fax number has changed to 919-686-3653 or you can send a scan of the form to Donna Matheson.

If you have questions, please contact Donna Matheson, 919-536-7240, ext. 4417 or Ernest Jannetta, 919-536-7240, ext. 4016.

Course Number Course Title Date Time Location Hours Tuition
52813 TIMS FIP-7000A May 5 6–10 p.m. Caldwell FD 4 hrs $70
52825 Intro to Basic Pumps May 2, 5
May 7
7–10:30 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
New Hope FD (Hwy 86) 15 hrs $70
TBA Fire Academy Starts Sept. 1 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center Read more about the course and costs

Required book for Fire Prevention Standard I Inspection and Fire Prevention Standard II Inspection

Fire Prevention Code book, 2012 ed.
Purchase from the International Code Council (  or directly from:
N.C. Office of State Fire Marshal
322 Chapanoke Road
Raleigh, NC

Required book for Fire & Life Safety Educator I classes

Fire & Life Safety Educator, 3rd Edition by IFSTA. ISBN: 978-0879393960. Purchase from the best available vendor including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or the NC Fire & Rescue Instructor's website

Required book for Fire Officer I

Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, 2nd edition.
Purchase from Henry Sermons at 252-447-5660 or where available.

Required book for Instructor I

Jones Bartlett instructor, 2nd edition

Questions or more information about classes, email Ernie Jannetta or phone 919-536-7200 ext. 4016.

Other Fire/Emergency Services Training Sites:
U.S. Fire Administration
NC Dept. Insurance--Office of the State Fire Marshal Firehouse Magazine Training
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