Information session being held for Fire Fighter I Academy

The public is invited to a free information session to learn more about North Idaho College’s Fire Fighter I Academy from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls.

The Fire Fighter Academy prepares students and fire service professionals for the written and skills examinations for Idaho Fire Fighter certification. Managed through NIC’s Workforce Training Center, the course includes instruction in basic firefighting skills, knowledge of fire behavior, fire investigation, and more.

At the Nov. 15 session, representatives from Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai and Northern Lakes fire departments will present information on the Fire Fighter I Academy, qualifications, prerequisites and opportunities in the fire and emergency services field. Academy applications will be available. Prospective academy participants are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more information, call the Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3333

For More Information
Marie Price, NIC director for Workforce and Community Education, (208) 769-3222 or  

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012

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