Fire Protection Technology

Fire Protection Technology 2017-05-31T15:17:21+00:00

The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and leadership areas necessary for advancement within the fire protection community and related firefighting industries, and to provide currently employed firefighters with knowledge and skills often required for promotional consideration.

Course work includes diverse fire protection subject areas, including fire prevention and safety, public education, building construction, fire ground strategies and tactics, and local government finance and laws, as they apply to emergency services management. Emphasis includes understanding fire characteristics and the structural consequences of fire; risk assessment and management; and relevant research, communications, and leadership methodologies.

Employment opportunities exist with fire departments, governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, and educational organizations.

For more information contact:

Paul Ahearn
Instructor – Fire Protection Technology
(252) 246-1205
pahearn@wilsoncc.edu
Office: G110c

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WAAT Dance

December 16 @ 11:00 pm - December 17 @ 2:00 am
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Bistro Closed

December 18 - December 20
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College Closed

December 21, 2017 - January 1, 2018
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Curriculum – Regular Registration

January 3, 2018 - January 4, 2018