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2018 Annual Fire and Rescue College - Blue Ridge Community College
September 28-30, 2018

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General Information

Registration Information

Accommodations

Committee Members

 

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General Information

The Western North Carolina Fire and Rescue College will be held Friday through Sunday, September 28-30, 2018, at Blue Ridge Community College. Some classes will move to nearby locations for field exercises. See the course list for those classes moving off campus during the weekend. Student will be responsible for transportation to and from all off-site class locations.

The Fire and Rescue College is designed to train Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Law Enforcement personnel. The college will teach the latest rescue and fire technology to nationally recognized standards such as current NFPA, IFSAC, NFA, IFSTA, and OSHA guidelines. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Cost

The WNCFRC fee for North Carolina residents who are members of fire departments, rescue squads, and law enforcement agencies is $20 (includes insurance and materials).

The fee for out-of-state residents, or those not meeting the above eligibility criteria, is $90 (includes WNCFRC fee and tuition fee). If taking Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, Haz-Mat Level I Responder, Instructor I, or TR-Water Rescue the cost is $145 (includes WNCFRC fee and tuition fee). EMS Instructor Course cost is $200 (includes a $20 WNCFRC fee and $180 tuition fee). Helicopter Use in Search and Rescue the cost is $140 (includes WNCFRC fee, tuition fee, and flight fee).

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Registration Information

Registrations should be received along with payment prior to Friday, September 7, 2018. Registrations will be taken after this date; however, decisions on classes will be made on September 10. No registrations will be accepted by telephone or fax. Payment must accompany the registration form. Cash or check only. There will be no refunds after September 7, 2018. Confirmations will be mailed by September 21, 2018.

Make checks payable to: Blue Ridge Community College and mail along with registration form to

WNCFRC
Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC  28731

For more information, call Blue Ridge Community College (828) 694-1748 or 694-1729.

  • Vendors will be available in the Conference Center on Saturday and Sunday.
  • All attendees will be entered into a drawing for door prizes on Sunday Morning.

 

Downloadable/fillable Registration Form (includes the High School Release Form):

 

To Register

 

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Accommodations

For information on available hotels,
please contact the Henderson County Visitor Information Center at
www.historichendersonville.org

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Committee Members

Jay Alley
Dean, Health Sciences and Emergency Services,
Blue Ridge Community College

 

Ted Barnett
Chief,
HCPS Career Academy - Firefighter Academy

 

Michael Coggins
Fire and Rescue Coordinator,
Blue Ridge Community College

 

Robert Cooper
Director,
Transylvania County Emergency Medical Services

 

Jimmy Brissie
Emergency Management Director
Henderson County

 

Robert Griffin
Chief,
Edneyville Fire & Rescue

 

David Flis
EMS Coordinator,

Blue Ridge Community College

 

Monique Eaker
Fire and Rescue Administrative Assistant,

Blue Ridge Community College

 

Glenda Morgan
EMS Administrative Assistant,

Blue Ridge Community College

 

Brad Toms
Fire Protection Technology Instructor,

Blue Ridge Community College

 

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