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

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply

The requirements and steps to apply to the Fire Academy are the same for both credit and continuing education students.

For more information on admission requirements and applying: Apply to the Fire Academy.



Northwest Campus

Fire Academy — Public Safety Training Center

Maggie Burns
Administrative Assistant

Call 817-515-7718


Northwest Campus

Fire Academy—Public Safety Training Center

Visit 4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179

Call 817-515-7440

Call 817-515-7443

Updated January 20, 2023