Matthews Fire & EMS strives to provide the best service by providing its members with thorough training throughout the year. Headed by the Recruitment & Training Captain, the Training Division provides NC Firefighter training, in-house fire & rescue training, as well as NC EMT continuing education through Central Piedmont Community College instructors.
- EMS continuing education is held at Station 1 the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM and the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 PM. (Central Piedmont does not conduct Con-Ed in July or December.)
- Departmental fire training is held throughout the month by the on-duty shifts.
- NC Firefighter certification classes:
Orientation and Safety-Matthews Station 1
Health and Wellness-Matthews Station 1
Personal Protective Equipment-Matthews Station 1
Fire Behavior-Matthews Station 1
Other Area Fire Training Websites:
Central Piedmont Community College
South Piedmont Community College
Gaston College Regional Emergency Services Training Center
Cleveland Community College - Brown Emergency Training Center