$19,000 – $48,000
Navarro College Fire Academy is licensed by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Academy serves as a resource for the Texas Fire Service and related organizations by providing professional education in fire fighting through the Continuing Education and Protective Services study areas.
Navarro College conducts a Basic Firefighter Academy that serves municipal fire department needs throughout the State of Texas. Successful completion of the Fire Academy will qualify the student to take the state exam to qualify for certification. Information on Protective Services Testing.
Admission to Fire Academy Requires:
- Acknowledgement of Academy policies
- Medical release
Section A: Medical Conditions
Section B: Job Tasks
Section C: NFPA Required Bunker Gear
Must be picked-up in the Protective Services Office, Waxahachie Campus
FIRS 1301 Firefighter Certification I
FIRS 1313 Firefighter Certification III
FIRS 1319 Firefighter Certification IV
FIRS 1323 Firefighter Certification V
FIRS 1329 Firefighter Certification VI
FIRS 1407 Firefighter Certification II
FIRS 1433 Firefighter Certification VII
Hospital Emergency departments
Industrial Health and Safety departments
Public Safety agencies
Continuing Education classes are also offered through the Fire Science Protection Technology Program and including the following:
- Fire Investigator
- Fire Instructor II & III
- Fire Officer II
- Fire Officer III & IV (coming soon)
- Driver Operator Training
FIRE ACADEMY SCHEDULE 2014-2015
August - December
January - May
August – May
A.A.S. Fire Science Protection
Basic Firefighter Certificate
Fire Science Protection Technology Certificate
Kristin Walker, Dean
Waxahachie Bldg A
Chris Brown, Coordinator
Waxahachie Bldg D, Rm 126
Basic Peace Officer
**Tuition cost reflects a 15-credit hour semester for in-district students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Cost does not include labs, fees, books, or supplies. Program costs are approximate and cost is subject to change.
Download the full Fall 2014 tuition chart here .