**PLEASE NOTE** that online registration is
available for the traditional academy. You must complete a registration packet
and submit all required documents by mail.
TEEX Fire Training Academy prepares you for success as an entry-level firefighter. This is a 12-week program consisting of classroom and hands-on field application training. Our cadets must excel academically, demonstrate exceptional teamwork and leadership skills, and establish professional behavior.
This program meets or exceeds all requirements set by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Detailed Student Information
TopicsFire commission rules and regulations+Forcible entry+Portable fire extinguishers+Rope, knots and hitches+Fire service hose+Fire service overhaul+Fire service salvage+Fire streams and hydraulics+Fire apparatus/pump operations+Inspections+Incident command systems+Fire protection systems+Fire science+Public transportation+Emergency driving+Hazardous materials +Emergency service communications+Public relations and safety education+Reports and records+Reports and records+Wildland fire suppression+Fire cause determination+Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)+Personal protective clothing+Firefighter safety+Pre-incident planning+Building construction
Suggested AudienceAll men and women seeking employment as a firefighter in a municipal fire department
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board+CE+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)+Department of Defense (DoD)
Government ProgramsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638