Online Basic Structure Fire Suppression

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

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

Online Additional Fees:

  • Bunker gear may be rented through KCFA for $475, or may be furnished by the sponsoring Fire Department, pending the director’s approval.
  • The student is also responsible for purchasing their textbooks.
  • Housing and meal plans are available for those who are not able to commute for the Skills Training.

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

Academy #

Application Deadline

Class Dates

Skills Training

State Test
1020 Nov. 30, 2020 Dec. 9, 2020 - April 8, 2021 April 9-19, 2021 April 20, 2021
1021 March 29, 2021 April 7 - Aug. 5, 2021 Aug. 6-16, 2021 Aug. 17, 2021
1022 June 1, 2021 June 7 - Oct. 7, 2021 Oct. 8-18, 2021 Oct. 9, 2021
1023 July 26, 2021 Aug. 2 - Dec. 2, 2021 Dec. 3-13, 2021 Dec. 14, 2021

 


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
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