Fire Protection Technology

What it is about

The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management.

Courses you will take

Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes.

What you will gain

Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations, and municipal fire departments. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions within their current organizations.

Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates

View Program Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates
  • Fire Protection Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree
  • Fire Protection Technology Diploma
  • Fire Protection Technology Certificate

 

Currently enrolled North Carolina high school students may be eligible for the Career and College Promise (CCP) program:

Career and College Promise (CCP)  ▶

Faculty Contacts

Jay Alley
Fire Protection Technology/Emergency Management
(828) 694-1729
jaya@blueridge.edu

 

Brad Toms
Fire Protection Technology/Emergency Management
(828) 694-1736
b_toms@blueridge.edu