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How to Apply to the Fire Academy

Admission Requirements

You must:

  • Be admitted to TCC
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a Texas driver's license
  • Hold a minimum of Emergency Medical Technician—Basic (EMT-B) Certificate of Completion by the Fire Academy start date
  • Pass the Physical Agility Test

Apply to the Fire Academy

Paid firefighters of a fire department receive first priority of enrollment. Sponsoring department is responsible for Fire Academy student fees. No testing required.

Active volunteer firefighters may receive second priority enrollment with proof of 1 year of volunteer service, EMT-B certification, and successful completion of the physical agility test. Sponsoring department is responsible for Fire Academy student fees.

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.

Contact

Northwest Campus

Fire Academy — Public Safety Training Center

Maggie Burns
Administrative Assistant

Call 817-515-7718

Email margaret.burns@tccd.edu

Updated March 25, 2022