Event Phone: 737-881-8045
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Students will complete all assigned online coursework based on the schedule provided. After completion of assigned work, students will then report to course location for the 10 day in person skills boot camp. All online coursework shall be completed prior to starting bootcamp.
Students will complete all skills testing on site. Upon graduation students will be eligible for the written examination and skills testing for TCFP which shall be scheduled following graduation .
Online dates: 3/21-4/13/2022
In person dates: 4/13-4/23/2022
Recommended lodging location: Super 8 by Wyndham Bastrop TX (512) 321-6000
Classroom Location: TPSTA HQ – 298 Industrial Blvd, Bastrop, TX 78602
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.
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. Contact us via phone for assistance with this.
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.
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FF Class 03-22
March 21, 2022 - April 23, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm