FireAcademy

Fire Academy


Program LengthOne semesters

BUTTON_tuition_cost$761.00**

Potential Salary Range$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     

COURSES


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

TARGET JOBS


EMS services
Hospital Emergency departments
Industrial Health and Safety departments
Public Safety agencies

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT


Basic Fire Fighter Certificate

RESOURCES


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

More information on how to request academic non-credit to credit awards (.pdf)

FIRE ACADEMY SCHEDULE 2014-2015

Program Information

WAXAHACHIE CAMPUS

Day Academy
August  - December
January  - May

Night Academy
August – May

RELATED LINKS


Texas State Association of Fire Fighters
National Fire Protection Association
National Association of Hispanic Fire Fighters
U.S. Fire Administration

 

Degrees

A.A.S. Fire Science Protection
Basic Firefighter Certificate
Fire Science Protection Technology Certificate

Kristin Walker, Dean
Waxahachie Bldg A
972.923.6441
kristin.walker@navarrocollege.edu
Chris Brown, Coordinator
Waxahachie Bldg D, Rm 126
972.923.6447
chris.brown@navarrocollege.edu

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**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 .