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Firefighter Recruit Academy

Photo of a firefighter student standing in front of a large fire.Earn your firefighter certification! We offer two great programs that are committed to developing the premier candidate for success as an entry level firefighter.

Cadets must:

  • Excel academically
  • Demonstrate exceptional teamwork and leadership skills
  • Establish professional behavior
  • Perform strenuous physical work

After successful completion of either program, cadets are eligible to earn both IFSAC and Pro Board certifications in:

  • Firefighter I
  • Firefighter II
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Hazardous Materials Operations

Our programs meet or exceed the requirements in most states and countries for preparation and/or certification of municipal firefighters. Please check with the fire certification agency in the area where you intend to seek employment to learn what qualifications are required.

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Traditional Face-to-Face Academy

Our traditional 12-week program consists of intense classroom and physical training, as well as state-of-the-art, hands-on applications. Training is held at Brayton Fire Training Field.

Ready to Register?

Download the Registration Packet and return.

Online Academy

This option is designed for those that may not have the time to commit to the traditional face-to-face training academy but still want the best hands-on training available anywhere. This program consists of online training followed by a 21-day boot camp (at Brayton Fire Training Field) of physical training, hands-on skills practice and testing.


For more information on either academy

Email: Nikki.Winder@teex.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-2122 or (866) 878-8900


Blinn College

 Fire Science Technology Degree Program

 A unique partnership between TEEX and Blinn College

Receive college credit for the TEEX Recruit Academy (traditional or online) and be eligible to apply for financial aid by enrolling in the Blinn College Fire Science Technology Degree program. Receive your Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and complete the Recruit Academy in four semesters.

For complete information please call (979)209-7557 or visit www.blinn.edu/twe/fire/






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