Video: Inside Peek at the Raleigh Fire Academy

The Raleigh Fire Department is currently recruiting for firefighters for its training academy. The application period is open from Nov. 1 to 11:50 p.m. Nov. 30.

Two tracks are offered:

  • For those with zero experience and those with experience but not yet certified, we will run a 7-month traditional academy.  
  • For those individuals already certified NC EMT or National Registered EMT, NC Firefighter I & II, and NC HazMat Level 1, we will be running a shortened 2-month academy. 

Raleigh Fire Department Academy

View an overview of what firefighter recruits experience during the academy. Learn more about becoming a firefighter or Apply Now. Applications open Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, 2020.