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Fire Academy
Continuing Education Program/Certificate

The KC Fire Academy is recognized by the State of Texas
as an Exemplary Program

Next on-site academy begins June 23, 2014

Application deadline is
May 5, 2014

The academy is certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the State Firemen and Fire Marshal's Association and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The academy offers certification schools for NFPA 1001 Basic Structural Firefighter I and II certification, the Texas Volunteer certification, Fire Inspector, and Fire and Arson Investigation courses.

Welcome Americans and Canadians!

The Kilgore College Fire Academy has received approval as a designated institution by the Canadian Province of British Columbia. Students attending the Fire Academy who meet the British Columbia residency requirement are now able to apply for financial assistance under the British Columbia Student Assistance Program.

Individuals completing a combined Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II Commission approved Basic Structure Fire Suppression program; passing the applicable State examination; and holding, as a minimum, current certification by the Texas Department of Health as an Emergency Care Attendant or successful completion of the American Red Cross Emergency Response course with optional endorsements may be granted IFSAC certifications as a Firefighter I, Firefighter II, First Responder Awareness, and First Responder Operations by making application to the Commission for the IFSAC seals and paying applicable fees. Students will also receive eight (8) hours certification in Wildland Firefighter Techniques from the Texas Forest Service and twenty-five (25) hours certification in Hazardous Materials Response from the City of Kilgore Fire Department.



Job Openings:

City of Leon Valley

City of Corsicana

City of Orange Job Opportunity

Plano Firefighter/EMT Job Openings

Plano Firefighter information

Big Spring Job Opening

City of Lancaster

Arlington Job Posting


» Contact Information

Rhonda Paul
Kilgore College Fire Academy
Phone: (903) 983-8177 or Toll Free (888) 347-3789
Fax: (903) 988-3741 or TOLL FREE (888) 817-3108
Location: Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center (AEC)

Kilgore Campus: 1100 Broadway, (903) 984-8531 KC–Longview Campus: 300 S. High, (903) 753-2642
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