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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 EMT-B Certificate of Completion by the Fire Academy start date
  • Be able to 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.

You must submit the following documents to the Fire Academy Office by the application deadline.

  • Fire Academy Application PacketListen (PDF will open in a new window)
  • Copy of EMT or Paramedic certification
  • Copy of Texas driver's license
  • Submit a notarized Waiver of Liability
  • Signed doctor’s release

You may deliver your materials:

We must have all of your application documents before you can schedule your Physical Agility Test.

Contact

Deborah Moore, Administrative Assistant
817-515-7718
deborah.moore@tccd.edu

Fire Service Training Center
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
fstc@tccd.edu

Updated August 30, 2016