Skip to main content

Extension/NFA/Area Schools

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 is available as well as National Fire Academy and State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association 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
  • 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 

Extension Course Request System

Looking for Investigator, Inspector, Telecommunicator, or Instructor courses? They are now located under Specialized Fire Training

Course Schedule

Area School Schedule

Area School Brochures


***ATTENTION*** Mailing Change for Area School Flyers
***ATTENTION*** Driving Simulator Courses are back on the schedule!
Many dates scheduled throughout Texas
PipelineResponse - Safety Awareness Program
Register Online​
Mar. 31 & Apr. 1-2, 2017 Lefors Rescue School Register Online​
​​Mar. 31 & Apr. 1-2, 2017 Brazoria County Spring Area School​​​​​​​
Apr. 4-5, 2017 NFA Direct Delivery - New Fire Chief, Mesquite Register Online​
Apr. 7-8, 2017 Abilene Area Fire Control Conference Register Online​
Apr. 8-9 & 22-23, 2017 Beeville Area School
Apr. 15, 2017 Lake Whitney Area Rescue School Register Online​
Apr. 15, 2017 Ore City Rescue School Register Online​
Apr. 21-23, 2017 Grape Creek Vehicle Rescuer Level I: NFPA 1006 Register Online​
Apr. 22, 2017 Upshur County Farm Rescue School Register Online​
Apr. 22, 2017 Erath County Firefighters Association Area School
Apr. 22-23 & 29-30 2017 WinterGarden Spring Area School
May 2-4, 2017 West Texas Fire & Arson Investigators Training Conference Register Online​
May 5-7, 2017 Wichita Falls Fire Protection School Register Online​
May 8-10, 2017 Texas Life & Fire Safety Educators Conference, Lewisville
May 19-24, 2017 Deep East Texas Area School: Rescue Apprentice Register Online​
Oct. 27-29 & Nov. 3-5, 2017 Wilderness Search and Rescue Area School, Lefors Register Online​

Other Courses

  • PipelineResponse Training - No cost course offered in various locations throughout Texas for emergency responders to strengthen response capabilities in the event of a pipeline incident. Course covers local information about pipelines, products, product properties, response information and local pipeline operators' contact information. Additionally, a Mock Line Strike will be held at all 18 Safety Days showing a profound experience of a live pipeline rupture and response actions taken.
  • Texas Annual Fire Training Schools
  • Courses offered at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management
  • Safety and Health Week

Contact information

Please contact your regional training manager.


Student Information​

  • Complete TEEX registration form - updated 4.26.16
  • Do not fill in class selections
  • Print and bring to class

Student Portal

For NFA classes only

Must have a Student Identification (SID) number. Please bring your SID to class.

  • Register at
  • Save this number in a secure location
  • Use SID in place of SSN on FEMA Form 119-25-1 and Form 119-25-2

Instructor Kits

Connect with us

© Copyright 2015 Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
A member of the Texas A&M University System