Delivered at no cost to fire personnel in Texas, Fire Extension programs bring the highest quality training directly to departments and agencies across Texas. This diverse training combines classroom knowledge with hands-on training that satisfies both certification and continuing education requirements. Standard-based training such as Pro Board and the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) is available, as well as National Fire Academy (NFA) and State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA) training courses.
Regional training managers are available to help assess and facilitate training and schools to meet individual department needs and can provide information about
rural assistance program for volunteer fire departments and the grant assistance program for career fire departments.
The Extension Fire Program goal is to provide exceptional, standard-based training to State of Texas fire and emergency service personnel to protect of life and property in every region throughout Texas.
Regionalized Training Managers to better serve you.
- Delivered at no cost to personnel in Texas. However, Area Schools may charge fees to cover the cost of meals and student manuals.
- Host department/agency provides facility, students, and in some cases, reproduction of the student manuals.
- Training for you, close to you.
- Courses meet or exceed the requirements of the NFPA, SFFMA, and / or TCFP.
NFA field and direct delivery courses are also offered.
FUNDING/GRANTS page for information on different assistance programs.
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Use the Exention Course Request System to request a specific course be held at your location.
NOTE: Looking for Investigator, Inspector, Telecommunicator, or Instructor courses? They are now located under
Specialized Fire Training
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Area School Class Announcements
|Many dates scheduled throughout Texas||
PipelineResponse - Safety Awareness Program||
|Oct. 25-27, 2019||
Mile High Fire/Rescue Academy, Fort Davis|| See flyer to register|
|Oct. 26-27, 2019||
Winter Garden Fall Rescue Apprentice, Uvalde|| See flyer to register|
|Nov. 5-7, 2019||
East Texas Arson Investigators Conference, Longview|| See flyer to register|
|Nov. 8-10, 2019||
Katy Area Rescue School, Katy|| See flyer to register|
|Nov. 11, 2019||
Safe Practices for Traffice Incident Responders - SHRP2, Snyder||
|Nov. 12-14, 2019||
Greater Houston Area Fire Marshal's Conference, Pasadena|| See flyer to register|
|Nov. 19-20, 2019||
Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success, Garland||
|Nov. 20-22, 2019||
South Texas Fire Investigator Seminar, South Padre Island|| See flyer to register|
|Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2019||
Wilderness First Aid Basic Certification, Flint|| See flyer to register|
|Dec. 5-8, 2019||
Wilderness First Aid Advanced Certification, Flint|| See flyer to register|
|Jan. 11 & 25, Feb. 8 & 22, Mar. 7, 2020||
SFFMA Mid-West Introductory Firefighter Training Academy, See flyer for locations||
|Jan. 24-25, 2020||
Hill Country Area Fire School, Hillsboro|| See flyer to register|
|Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2 & Feb. 7-9, 2020||
Ralls Area Fire School, Ralls|| See flyer to register|
|Feb. 21-23, 2020||
Vehicle Rescuer Level 1: NFPA 1006, Elgin||
|Mar. 30-31, 2020||
NFA Direct Delivery: Executive Skills Series Exercising Leadership Through Difficult Conversations, Schertz||
Please contact your
regional training manager.