Fire Training Academy

RFT001 - 545.00 Hours

Description

**PLEASE NOTE** that online registration is not 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.

Schedule

  • Details
    4/6/2020 - 6/26/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  RFT001  52
    $5400.00
  • Details
    9/1/2020 - 11/20/2020
    College Station TX
    FP  RFT001  53
    $5400.00
  • Details
    1/4/2021 - 3/26/2021
    College Station TX
    FP  RFT001  54
    $5400.00
  • Details
    4/5/2021 - 6/25/2021
    College Station TX
    FP  RFT001  55
    $5400.00
  • Details
    9/1/2021 - 11/19/2021
    College Station TX
    FP  RFT001  56
    $5400.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

**PLEASE NOTE** that online registration is not 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.

Prerequisites

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED (minimum)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Doctor Physical (30 days or less from start of class)
  • Proof of Meningococcal vaccination if 21 years old or younger
  • International Students must also have Passport and Affidavit of Responsibility

Course Completion Requirements

Detailed Student Information

Attendance Requirements

The TEEX Traditional Recruit Academy Attendance Policy is found in the Basic Structure Fire Suppression Certification Rules, Policies, and Procedures in section V. Classroom Procedures and Expectations.  Each student will receive this electronically via email during the first week of class.

Topics

The course is taught from the IFSTA Essential 6th edition of Fire Fighting & Fire Department Operations. There are 23 chapters that cover all phases of firefighting that a Recruit needs to become certified as a Basic Structural Fire Protection Personnel.

Suggested Audience

All men and women seeking employment as a firefighter in a municipal fire department

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information


Government Programs

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638

Contact Information

David Rosier

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-0021 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

EMS110+EMS115Emergency Medical Technician Basic+Emergency Medical Technician BasicEmergency Medical Technician Basic+Emergency Medical Technician BasicEmergency Medical Technician Basic+Emergency Medical Technician Basic

Policies

TEEX Policies

Cancellation Policy

Full tuition is required to reserve a place in this course. If you cancel 15 or more calendar days before the start of the class, TEEX will provide a refund, less the $500 fee. If you cancel 14 or fewer calendar days before the start of the class, you will lose the $500 and be charged 10% of the balance.

If you begin the academy and drop out, you will not receive any refund. The $500 fee is nonrefundable under any circumstance.

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