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Basic Firefighter

Fire Academy

Quick Program Facts

Program Description

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.

Course List

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