Online Basic Structure Fire Suppression

Upcoming online academy dates (class is approximately 16 weeks):

The online academy consists of four months of online coursework followed by 10 days of onsite skills training in Kilgore.

Academy #

Application Deadline

Class Dates

Skills Training

State Test
1027 June 3, 2022 June 16 to Oct. 20, 2022 Oct. 21-31, 2022 Nov. 1, 2022
1028 Aug. 5, 2022 Aug. 18 to Dec. 1, 2022 Dec. 2-12, 2022 Dec. 13, 2022
1029 Oct. 7, 2022 Oct. 20, 2022 to Feb. 3, 2023 Feb. 4-14, 2023 Feb. 15, 2023
1030 Dec. 1, 2022 Dec. 7, 2022 to April 6, 2023 April 7-17, 2023 April 18, 2023

Tuition and Fees:

All classes beginning after Aug.1, 2022

Texas Residents Tuition and Fees Total: $2,195*

  • Tuition: $1,390
  • Required Fees: $750
  • Testing Fees: $55

Out-of-State Tuition and Fees Total: $2,745*

  • Tuition: $1,390
  • Out-of-State Fee: $550
  • Required Fees: $750
  • Testing Fees: $55

Canadian Student Tuition and Fees Total: $2,760*

  • Tuition: $1,390
  • Out-of-State Fee: $550
  • Foreign Item Fee: $15
  • Required Fees: $750
  • Testing Fees: $55

*Book is not included


Online Additional Fees:

  • Housing and meal plans are available for those who are not able to commute for the Skills Training.

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:
Technical Vocational Bldg. (TECVO), 113-A
Fax:
(903) 988-3741
Renee' Golden
Support Specialist
KC Fire Academy
Phone:
(903) 983-8662
Office:
Technical Vocational Bldg. (TECVO), 113
Fax:
(903) 988-3741
Julie Webb
Dual Credit Coordinator
Fire Academy
Phone:
(903) 988-3762
Office:
Technical Vocational Bldg. (TECVO), 113-C
D'Wayne Shaw
Dean
Public Services and Industrial Technologies
Phone:
(903) 983-8130
Office:
Whitten Applied Tech. Center (WHITN), 114
Karla Mojica
Academic Advisor
Public Services and Industrial Technologies
Phone:
(903) 983-8284
Office:
Whitten Applied Tech. Center (WHITN), 104-A