Emergency Medical Services

Training, Courses and certificate programs for EMT and Emergency Medical Services.


Connie Batson  (910) 362-7751, cbatson@cfcc.edu

Catherine Riggs (910) 362-7770, criggs@cfcc.edu

David Dyches (910) 362-7710, ddyches@cfcc.edu

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Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management

Are you a firefighter who needs training, or are you interested in becoming a firefighter? Our fire training division offers fire and rescue training classes at fire departments in New Hanover and Pender counties. Classes to provide NC Fire and Rescue Certifications (through the NC Fire & Rescue Commission), courses for re-certifications, and courses in the latest technology are offered locally on a regular basis.


Norman Hinkle (910) 362-7711, nhinkle@cfcc.edu

Amy Rutherford (910) 362-7799, arutherford@cfcc.edu

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First Responder Academy

Next Academy – July, 2018


Chris Stenerson (910) 362-7642, cgstenerson13@mail.cfcc.edu

Amy Rutherford (910) 362-7799, arutherford@cfcc.edu

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Fire Alarm Systems Training

Fire Alarm Systems Training is a program to produce competent and properly trained fire alarm system designers and technicians who will reduce the losses due to fire or false alarms and improve the quality of life in their community. Cape Fear Community College offers our Fire Alarm Systems Training courses online and allows anyone with an internet connection to take the course.


Paul Inferrera (910) 362-7799 pinferrera@cfcc.edu

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Law Enforcement Training

Courses are available for sworn law enforcement officers affiliated with an existing law enforcement agency. Call 362-7217 for schedule.


Ollie Collins (910) 362-7217, ocollins@cfcc.edu

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Contact Information

Chris Nelson
Director of Public Safety Training
(910) 362-7711

Pamela Britt
Public Safety Lead Tech.
(910) 362-7512