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 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 Managers and Coordinators 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 Managers and Coordinators 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

APR 20, 2024Sweetwater Creek Area Fire Control School, MobeetieRegister Now
APR 20-21, 2024The First Line: Engine Ops, TeagueRegister Now
MAY 1-2, 20242024 Coastal Bend Hurricane Conference, RobstownRegister Now
MAY 3-OCT 11, 2024Big Bend Fire Academy, TerlinguaRegister Now
MAY 23-24, 2024Lithium Ion Response Awareness, San AngeloRegister Now

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Contact Information

Please contact your Regional Manager.

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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.

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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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