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Fire Academy Courses

‚ÄčAcademy begins on June 15th, 2020 and runs through August 31st, 2020

For course schedule, click Firefighter Academy subject link at top of:

Fire and Rescue Training Course Schedules


Blue Ridge Community College, in conjunction with the Henderson County Fire and Rescue Association, offers the annual Fire Academy. The 2020 Fire Academy start date is to be announced.

This three-month program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills as a firefighter. A student can enter the Academy with no experience and leave with a North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter certification. 

Classes meet during the day at the Henderson County Fire and Rescue Training Center on Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus.  Cost per course: $75 with sponsorship or affiliation.

Henderson County Fire Academy 2020 Registration Form


Contact Us

Brad Toms
Chair, Fire Protection Technology/Emergency Management
(828) 694-1736