Explore the Fire Academy Program at NC

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PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dean’s Office
Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6440

 

Program Coordinator
Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6447

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Fire Academy at NC


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.

 

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   

 

NEW!  Fire Academy Brochure

Program Schedule


FALL SEMESTER
(August – December)

Day or Night classes available

 

Day Classes: M-F | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Night Classes: M-Th (and some Saturdays) | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

SPRING SEMESTER
(January – May)

Day or Night classes available

 

Day Classes: M-F | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Night Classes: M-Th (and some Saturdays) | 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Careers in Fire Science


  • Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Chief

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Gainful Employment


The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions with Gainful Employment programs to report certain information about students enrolled in Title IV federal aid eligible educational programs that lead to a recognized occupation. You will find links to Gainful Employment figures on each of the programs below.

 

Basic Fire Fighter Certificate (.pdf)

Degree Plans Offered


Basic Firefighter Certificate24 credit hours
OFFERED ON CAMPUS: Waxahachie
PATHWAY: Public Service

Course Catalog


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View Course Descriptions found in the College Catalog

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NEXT TERM ENROLLMENT: WINTER MINI / SPRING 2020
November 4 - December 11Winter Mini Registration
December 11Mini Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m.
December 16Winter Mini Classes start
November 4, 2019 - January 7, 2020Spring Registration
January 7Spring Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m.
January 13 (1st 8-Week & 16-Week terms) 2020Classes start
January 13 - January 27Spring 2nd 8-Week Registration
January 27 Spring 2nd 8-Week Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m.
January 28 - March 4Spring 2nd 8-Week Registration
March 4Spring 2nd 8-Week Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m.

DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS

Complete your degree and begin your career
or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION

Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dean’s Office
Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6440

 

Program Coordinator
Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6447

Learn more about Financial Aid and Scholarships