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.
  • Visit the FUNDING/GRANTS page for information on different assistance programs.

Request A Course

Use the Extension Course Request System to request a specific course be held at your location. 

Extension Course Request System

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

Area School Class Announcements

Mar. 22-23, 2023 South Texas All Hazards Conference, McAllen Register Now
Mar. 24-26, 2023 George West Vehicle Rescuer Level I, George West Register Now
Mar. 24-26, 2023 Seminole Vehicle Rescuer Level I, Seminole Register Now
Mar. 27-31, 2023 Texas IAAI Arson & Fire Investigator Annual Seminar, San Marcos Register Now
Mar. 31-Apr. 2, 2023 Vehicle Rescuer Level 1: NFPA 1006, Joaquin Register Now
Apr. 1-2, 2023 Rural Water Supply Operations Seminar: Moving Big Water with no Fire Hydrants, Bastrop Register Now
Apr. 3-6, 2023 Lubbock Area Fire Conference, Lubbock Register Now
Apr. 21-22, 2023 Big Fire=Big Water-Methods for Establishing Rural Water Supply, Buffalo Register Now
Apr. 21-23, 2023 Pleasanton Vehicle Rescuer Level II, Pleasanton Register Now
Apr. 22-23, 2023 Victim Search, Annaville Fire Department Register Now
Apr. 24-25, 2023 NFA Direct Delivery Course F0648, Longview Register Now
Apr. -29-May 14, 2023 Wintergarden District Spring School, Uvalde Register Now
May 3-4, 2023 Coastal Bend Hurricane Conference, Robstown Register Now
May 5-7, 2023 San Angelo Vehicle Extrication Level 2, San Angelo Register Now

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Contact Information

Please contact your regional training manager.

Resources

Student Portal

Set up your Student Portal account.

For NFA classes only

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

Register at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.

Extension Course Evaluation

The Extension Program has eliminated paper evaluation forms. Please use this link to complete the after course evaluation.

Extension Course Evaluation


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