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Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College merged on July 1, 2019 to form Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ).

Welcome to the RCSJ website (RCSJ.edu).  Please note visitors from CCCNJ.edu and RCGC.edu will be redirected to this new site.

Gloucester Fire Academy

Gloucester Fire Academy

Fire/EMS Classes

​​​​The Gloucester County Fire Academy holds classes on-site or at our location.  Training can be customized to address specific issues and offered at convenient times to suit your needs.  For more information please call 856-423-4127 or contact Robert Hill at rhill@rcgc.edu​​

Hazardous Materials and Confined Space Training

  • ​​ 4-hour New Jersey State Police Hazardous Materials Level 1 Awareness
  • 8-hour New Jersey State Police Hazardous Materials Level 2 Operations
  • 4-hour New Jersey State Police Confined Space Awareness/Energy Control*

Safety Courses​

  • 3 hour Infection Control of Blood-Borne Pathogens Initial Training
  • 16 hour National Fire Academy Incident Safety Officer*
  • 16 hour National Fire Academy Health and Safety Officer

Professional Development

  • 3 hour Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Harassment Basic Concepts
  • 3 hour Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Harassment for Managers & Supervisors
  • 6.5 hour Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Harassment/Discrimination*

The above courses can be customized to include your organization's harassment policy

 Working with Chemicals

  • 4 hour Hazard Communications/New Jersey Worker Right-to-Know/Globally Harmonized System Initial Training
  • 2 hour Hazard Communications/New Jersey Worker Right-to-Know/Globally Harmonized System Biannual Refresher
  • ​Using the Emergency Response Guidebook, 2016 edition
  • Basic Propane Class
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Metering & Monitoring

NJ Division of Fire Services Classes

  • ​Drill Ground Instructor
  • Fire & Emergency Services Instructor Level 1
  • Fire & Emergency Services Instructor Level 2
  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Incident Command System I-200*
  • Incident Command System I-300*
  • Incident Command System I-400* 

 Technical Classes

  • ​Auto Extrication I*
  •  Auto Extrication II*
  • Confined Space Rescue Operation
  • Confined Space Rescue Refresher Training
  • Heavy Vehicle Rescue Level 1
  • Rapid Intervention Crew Awareness
  • Rapid Intervention Crew Operations
  • Rapid Intervention Crew Refresher
  • Rescue Lifting Bags – Basic Concepts
  • Rope Rescue I
  • Rope Rescue II

Other Programs of Interest

  • ​Basic Pump Operation
  • Building Construction
  • Calling the Mayday
  • CEVO III: Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator*
  • EMS & Law Enforcement Response to the Fire and Rescue Incident*
  • Engine & Ladder Co. Operations​
  • Engine Co. & the First 10 Minutes
  • Fire Department Response to the EMS Incident*
  • Fire Watch
  • Fire Ground Operations for the First Arriving Companies
  • Handling Residential Fire Alarms
  • ICS Forms/Incident Action Plan
  • Intro to RIC Command and Mayday Management
  • Planning P
  • Responding to Utility Emergencies
  • Response to the Large Scale Incident*
  • RIC/EMS Firefighter Gear Removal Post Rescue*
  • SCBA Confidence Training
  • Surviving Modern Residential Fires
  • Vehicle Anatomy 
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