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.
Request A Course
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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2019 Texas IAAI Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar
Registration is now open for the Arson Seminar!
Area School Class Announcements
|Many dates scheduled throughout Texas||
PipelineResponse - Safety Awareness Program||
|Apr. 27-28 & May 4-5, 2019||
WinterGarden Spring Area School, Uvalde||
|May 2-4, 2019||
Lubbock Area Fire Conference, Lubbock||
|May 3-5, 2019||
Wichita Falls Area Fire Protection School, Wichita Falls||
|May 4-5, 2019||
NFA Decision Making for Initial Company Operations, Uvalde||
|May 4, 2019||
TAC-MED Basic Course, Mineola||
|May 5, 2019||
TAC-MED Intermediate Course, Mineola||
|May 6-9, 2019||
Wildland Fire Cause & Determination, Lubbock||
|May 11, 2019||
Erath County Firefighters Assiciation Area School, Stephenville||
|May 18-19, 2019||
McLennan County Area School, Waco||
|May 22, 2019||
Arson Interview Techniques and Behavioral Analysis, Coppell||
|Jun. 7-9, 2019||
San Diego Fire Rescue Apprentice School, San Diego||
Please contact your
regional training manager.