South Carolina Fire Academy

Protect. Prevent. Train. Respond.

Subject Areas


Introductory level training to begin a career in the Fire Service. Graduates of the Firefighter Series can work in volunteer and career departments.

Driver Operator

These courses give the student an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of operating various types of emergency vehicles used in the fire service.


Prepares graduates to deliver Academy courses within their departments or throughout the state.


Specialized training that covers the different types of technical rescue required in the Fire Service.

Hazardous Materials

Specialized training in Hazardous Materials response. Students in our Hazardous Materials courses learn to identify and mitigate potentially dangerous chemical incidents.

Inspection & Investigation

These courses introduce Firefighters to the many aspects of fire safety inspection and arson investigation.

Fire Officer

These courses prepare firefighters for management responsibilities with the Fire Service.