More About the Program
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.
Students enrolling in the program must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact the Disability Services Coordinator Laura Walker-Andrews at firstname.lastname@example.org or (828) 694-1813 for more information.
Articulation agreements between Blue Ridge Community College Fire Protection Technology Program, Fayetteville State University (FSU) and Western Carolina University (WCU) provides for transfer from the Fire Protection program at Blue Ridge to the B.S. in Fire Protection at either FSU or WCU.