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Dates: August 29, 2023 – December 09, 2023

Tuesday 1800-2200, Thursday 1800-2200, every other Saturday 0800-1800.

Classroom Location: TPSTA HQ – 298 Industrial Blvd, Bastrop, TX 78602

Tuition: $2,575 Per Student ($665 FF1, $665 FF2, $665 Live Fire Prerequisite & Live Burn Evolutions, $565 Hazmat Awareness & Operations)

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Materials Provided: Cadet eBook, Online Access to Flash Cards, Quizzes, Skill videos, Virtual ride along videos, Cadet T-Shirt.

Students who are not affiliated/sponsored with a Fire Department will need to rent Bunker Gear and a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). This will be a separate fee from tuition.

Fire Department Sponsored Students have priority scheduling.

Non-Department Sponsored Cadets: $650 Bunker Gear Rental. This cost is included if financed through Leif.
*These out-of-pocket expenses will need to be paid separately from the tuition cost.

Course Details:

Course is SFFMA Fire Academy with the opportunity to challenge the TCFP Exams. TCFP exams will also be scheduled for Cadets desiring to take those exams at the end of the Program. Department and Non-Department sponsored cadets are welcome to enroll.

This course is HB 2604 Eligible!!!!

There are 6 Live Fire Training Evolutions that must be completed to be awarded course completion. These may be credited from prior training.

◦Extinguisher Fire – FF1 Task

◦Ground Cover Fire – FF1 Task

*Container/Garage Fire – FF1 Task

◦Vehicle Fire – FF1 Task

◦LPG Fire – FF2 Task

◦Interior Structure Fire – FF2 Task

Firefighter Skills and written curriculum are comprised off all Skill objectives outlined by the SFFMA Sections 1-22, including the SFFMA Skills sheets and by NFPA 1001.

After the student passes the Final Examination, they will be registered to do SFFMA Skills Testing and SFFMA Written Examination. After completion of this course the student will also be eligible to challenge the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Basic Structural Firefighter Skills and Written Examinations. TPSTA will assist with TCFP registration and submission of required documentation and conduct scheduling to challenge as part of this course.

Students must report all criminal history with exception to Class C (or out of state equivalent) moving or traffic/parking violations. A Criminal History check must be obtained by the student if there is ANY history of arrest for anything other than the exception above. This will be at the student’s own expense. Criminal history, even some felony offenses, are not necessarily disqualifying, but is subject to review and approval by the Academy Fire Chief.

**Once registered for this course, refunds will only be issued if registrations are cancelled with at least 14 days advanced notice before first day of class, or if written documentation of a death or serious illness/injury is provided, or if the Agency Chief/Head contacts the Director & Chief of Texas Public Safety Training Academy before the start of the first day of training and verifies an emergency circumstance occurred that requires the registrant to drop from the course.

Payments may be submitted via check, card or EFT. If paying by non-electronic method (Check, Cash, or Money Order) contact the TPSTA Training Specialist at 737-881-8045

By selecting to register, you are agreeing with the above information and terms.

  •  July 3, 2023 - July 23, 2023
     8:00 am - 6:30 pm