Cisco College's Fire Academy is a comprehensive, one-year program designed to establish the information and skills necessary to work in a fire department. Topics include: fire department communications, rescue operations, fire prevention, preparedness, and maintenance.

Students participate in outdoor classroom instruction and activities that require demonstrations of fire-fighter skills and physically demanding training.

Successful completion of the program is mandatory in order to sit for the Texas Firefighter Certification exam.

The Cisco College Fire Academy is currently accepting applications for the Fire Academy 2021 Class. Contact John Brunett for application and details.

Deadline - November 1st.


Complete application procedure in a timely manner.

Strong GPA; courses taken and passed with a "C" or better are viewed favorably.

Formal interview with a panel.

Passing performance in the Agility Test.

Please see page 99 of the Cisco College Course Catalog for complete course information.

About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Basic Firefighter Level I Certificate Three semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Potential Jobs


    Fire Inspector

    Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

    Fire Investigator

    Fire Chief

  • Salary Information

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