Fire / Rescue / Emergency Management Classes

Emergency Services
Training Center

Brandon Edwards
Emergency Services Programs
(828) 448-6708

Training Programs for
Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management

Training PictureWestern Piedmont Community College routinely offers upgrade and certification training for fire, rescue, and emergency management personnel. The following are some of the specialized training programs that are offered from time to time:

  • Area Fire Schools
  • Technical Rescuer
  •  Driver/Operator Training
  •  Domestic Terrorism
  •  Firefighter I & II
  •  Managing Search & Rescue

For more information, or to schedule a class for your department, contact Brandon Edwards  Emergency Services, by e-mail or by phone at (828) 448-6708.

Emergency Medical Services Classes

WPCC offers specialized training for EMS and rescue personnel. Check our Emergency Medical Services page for information and calendars of events, including EMT-Basic and Paramedic classes.

Fire Training

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Upcoming Class Information

Here are details about upcoming special courses by offered.

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Burke County Emergency Services Weekend Registration | February 22-26, 2023

The Burke County Emergency Services Weekend is a chance for emergency responders from across the State of North Carolina to obtain classes towards their state certifications in Fire, Rescue, and EMS at Western Piedmont Community College. WPCC’s Emergency Services Training Center encourages participants to register for courses online by the deadlines provided above.


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