The basic firefighter certification is designed to prepare students for careers as professional firefighters. The certificate meets the state curriculum requirements for certification as a basic firefighter in Texas. Students accepted into the program must also complete the basic emergency medical technician course in order to receive state certification. The EMT basic course is included in the curriculum. Fire Academy starts annually at the beginning of each fall semester.
Degrees & Certifications Offered
See the Cisco College Catalog for course listings.
- Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
- Fire Investigator
- Fire Chief
Executive Dean of Workforce & Economic Development
Workforce & Economic Development Coordinator
Complete application procedure in timely manner
Strong GPA; courses taken & passed with a "C" or better are viewed favorably
Formal interview with panel
Passing performance in the Agility Test