Fire & Rescue Training

Public Safety Training at Tri-County Community CollegeTri-County Community College trains fire and rescue personnel throughout Cherokee, Clay and Graham counties. Classes are held on campus and at individual fire departments and rescue squads. Training held in local fire departments allows personnel to learn the equipment they will actually use in controlling fires. The College also has a Fire Training Center, which is a live burn training facility where instructors conduct fire and smoke exercises and simulate rescue operations. Registration fees are waived for any person who is a member of a North Carolina fire department, rescue squad, EMS, or emergency services agency that enrolls in a public safety training course designed to meet the training needs of their department. Classes offered can lead to Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification and/or Technical Rescuer certification by the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM). Contact Henry Angelopulos at (828) 835-4251 or for more information.


Fontana Public Safety College – February 22-25, 2018

The Fontana Public Safety College is an annual event held at Fontana Village.

The Fontana Public Safety College offers Fire Certification Classes, Fire and Rescue Classes, Driver/Operator Certification, National Fire Academy Classes, and more.

Click here to view the schedule of classes for the 2018 Fontana Public Safety College.

Click here to download the 2018 Fontana Public Safety College registration form.

Completed forms should be mailed to Henry Angelopulos at:

Henry Angelopulos

21 Campus Circle

Murphy, NC 28906

Forms may also be hand delivered to Henry Angelopulos in the Harper Building.

For more information please contact Henry Angelopulos at (828) 835-4251 or


Please mail any of the following forms to: Tri-County Community College Harper Building 21 Campus Circle Murphy, NC 28906

Registration Form

Transcript Request

Concurrent Enrollment Form

Public Safety Registration Fee Roster 

 Public Safety Training Calendar 

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