Quick Program Facts
- Continuing Education Certificate: 528 certificate hours
- Number of courses: 6
- Accreditation: Texas Commission on Fire Protection
- Tuition: $1,152
- Bunker gear rental: $600
- Textbook: $100
- Uniforms: $54
- State testing fee: $55
- Financial aid: Tuition Assistance
- Campus: Fire Service Training Center/Fire Academy on Northwest Campus
- CEUs: 52.8 or 12 hours of professional development
Our basic fire academy program is designed to train and certify you to be a firefighter in the state of Texas.
Credentials in Detail
After successfully completing our program, you will receive a Basic Firefighter Certificate of Completion.
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.
Check course availability
Go to Course Sections Offered by Term in WebAdvisor and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.
How to Apply
The requirements and steps to apply to the Fire Academy are the same for both credit and non-credit students.
For more information on admission requirements and applying: Apply to the Fire Academy.
Margaret Burns, Administrative Assistant
Fire Service Training Center / Fire Academy
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
Updated August 11, 2020