Event Phone: 737-881-8045
Dates: Aug 31 – November 21, 2021
Tuesday 1800-2200, Thursday 1800-2200, mostly every other Saturdays/Sundays 0800-1800, with a couple towards the end back to back (to complete before holidays)
Classroom Location: TPSTA HQ – 298 Industrial Blvd, Bastrop, TX 78602 (New Location)
Tuition: $2,500 Per Student ($645 FF1, $645 FF2, $645 Live Fire Prerequisite & Live Burn Evolutions, $565 Hazmat Awareness & Operations)
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.
Out of pocket costs: All Cadets: $10 Criminal History, $13 Student Insurance.
Non-Department Sponsored Cadets: $650 Bunker Gear Rental, SCBA rental is $100 for the entire academy.
*These out of pocket expenses will need to be paid separately from the tuition cost.
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 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 students 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 48 hours 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 Service 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. To complete registration, select the invoice or check option and continue. Once registered you will receive and email confirmation and a separate email with an invoice and payment methods.
*Payment plans and tuition loans are available to those who qualify. Payment by credit card will include a card convenience fee of $15. Late payments will incur a $50 per month penalty.
By selecting to register, you are agreeing with the above information and terms.
- FF Class 06-21
August 31, 2021 - November 21, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm