On-site Basic Structure Fire Suppression

Tuition and Fees:

  • $1,150 (In-state) with a $50 curriculum access fee for a total of $1,200
  • $1,700 (Out-of-state) with a $50 curriculum access fee for a total of $1,750
  • $1,715 USD (Out-of-country) with a $50 curriculum access fee for a total of $1,765

Required Textbooks:

  • Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills and Hazardous Materials Response - Navigate 2 Premiere Access by JB Learning (ISBN# 9781284151428)

On Site Additional Fees:

  • The tuition and fees for this course do not cover the cost of uniforms and/or other equipment that a cadet will be responsible for supplying.
  • Two sets of uniforms are approximately $125.
  • Bunker gear may be rented through KCFA at $475, or may be furnished by the sponsoring Fire Department, pending the Director’s approval.
  • Housing and meal plans are available for those who are not able to commute.
  • The student is also responsible for purchasing their textbooks.

Upcoming onsite academy dates (class is approximately 12 weeks):

Academy #

Application Deadline

Class Dates

#111 Aug. 10, 2020 Aug. 24 - Nov. 13, 2020
#112 Jan. 5, 2020 Jan. 19 - April 20, 2021

*Dates subject to change


On-site Class Schedule (Monday – Friday):

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Possibility of evening and/or weekend classes
  • No excused absences
  • 12-Week Minimum, 13-Week Maximum (Depends on various holidays)

Basic Fire Suppression Application for American Students:

Basic Fire Suppression Application for Canadian Students:

For information about Fire Academy:

Kristi Simpson
Professional Support Specialist
KC Fire Academy
Phone:
(903) 983-8177
Office:
Woodruff Adult Education Center, 138
Fax:
(903) 988-3741
Renee' Golden
Support Specialist
KC Fire Academy
Phone:
(903) 983-8662
Office:
Woodruff Adult Education Center, 138
Fax:
(903) 988-3741
Mike Simmons
Director
KC Fire Academy
Phone:
(903) 988-3752
Office:
Woodruff Adult Education Center, 138
Fax:
(903) 988-3741
Karla Mojica
Academic Advisor
Public Services and Industrial Technologies
Phone:
(903) 983-8284
Office:
Whitten Applied Tech. Center (WHITN), 104-A
D'Wayne Shaw
Dean
Public Services and Industrial Technologies
Phone:
(903) 983-8130
Office:
Whitten Applied Tech. Center (WHITN), 114