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2017 Annual Fire and Rescue College - Blue Ridge Community College
September 15-17, 2017

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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 16-18, 2016, 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 $70 tuition fee, and WNCFRC fee (insurance and materials). (If taking Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, Haz-Mat Level I Responder, Instructor I, or TR-Water Rescue the cost is $145, includes $125 tuition fee, insurance and materials.)

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Registration Information

Registrations should be received along with payment prior to Friday, August 25, 2017. Registrations will be taken after this date; however, decisions on classes will be made on August 30. 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 August 31, 2017. Confirmations will be mailed by September 08, 2017.

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 of Health Sciences and Emergency Services
Blue Ridge Community College

Ted Barnett
Chief, Balfour Fire Academy

Michael Coggins
Fire & Rescue Coordinator
Blue Ridge Community College

Robert Cooper
Director, Transylvania County Emergency Medical Services

Jimmy Gasperson
Captain, Valley Hill Fire & Rescue

Robert Griffin
Chief, Edneyville Fire & Rescue

Brian Krickhan
EMS Coordinator
Blue Ridge Community College

Glenda Morgan
Fire & Rescue Administrative Assistant
Blue Ridge Community College

Brad Toms
Fire Protection Technology Instructor
Blue Ridge Community College

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