The Fire Academy is held at the Fire Service Training Center on the Northwest Campus in Fort Worth.
We offer three daytime classes a year beginning in January, May and August for a 14-week period. Classes meet Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Classes consist of a combination of classroom and skills training.
At the end of the class, the Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Fire Suppression (TCFP) certification exam is administered. If you succeed, you will be eligible to apply for the Basic Fire Suppression certification.
After successfully completing our program, you receive a Basic Firefighter Certificate of Completion.
If you are a:
Paid firefighters of a fire department receive first priority of enrollment.
You must submit the following documents to the Fire Academy Office by the application deadline.
You may deliver your materials:
We must have all of your application documents before you can schedule your Physical Agility Test.
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Deborah Moore, Administrative Assistant, Fire Academy
Updated March 24, 2014