Coursework provides students with the basic essential knowledge and skills required to work as a Firefighter.
This 340 hour certification program is comprised of 22 individual courses.
According to the
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
- The national median annual pay in 2012 was $45,250.00; or hourly rate of $21.75
- Employment of firefighters is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the
average for all occupations. Competition for jobs will likely be intense. Physically fit applicants
with high test scores and paramedic training should have the best job prospects.
To learn more about a career in the Firefighter field,
visit CCC&TI's Career Coach
site for the following program:
Contact the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department at 828.726.2242 (Caldwell).