Public Safety

Continuing education at CPCC offers in-service training for Public Safety professionals. Classes typically are offered at the Claudia Watkins Belk Center for Justice on the Merancas Campus in the  following areas:

Emergency Medical Services

General information on EMS
EMT Basic (EMT 7306)
EMT - Paramedic Initial (EMT 7900)
EMT - Paramedic Refresher (EMT 7510)
EMT - Paramedic IV (EMT 7903)
EMT - Experience Course (EMT 7008)
EMT - Flight Paramedic Certification Exam Prep (EMT 7022

Fire Protection


The American Academy of Applied Forensics
Forensic Computer Examiner* (online)

Law Enforcement

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)
Spanish for Law Enforcement

SPA 7000. Spanish for Law Enforcement. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

In this course, you'll focus specifically on Spanish for law enforcement personnel, skipping the "touristy" phrases you don't need to know. Whether you're new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this course will teach you the basic Spanish phrases you need for everything from making casual conversation to handling life-or-death situations. You'll start with simple vocabulary for everyday topics including colors, numbers, conversational phrases, family names and words for asking questions. Next, you'll learn Spanish terminology you can use during arrests, traffic stops, medical emergencies and many other common law enforcement situations.

EMT 7306. Emergency Medical Technician Basic. 0.0 Hours. Class-228.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician, who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. The majority of prehospital care will be provided by the EMT. This includes all the skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service.

EMT 7008. Emergency Medical Technician - Experience Course. 0.0 Hours. Class-33.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will allow currently credentialed EMT's to complete a field internship with local fire and EMS agencies. This will provide students with the experience of the daily emergency services operations.