Firefighter Academy Program

Event Details

The Continuing Education Department will start accepting applications for the Firefighter Academy Program starting September 2, 2019.

The Northeast Texas Community College Fire Academy is a partnership between Northeast Texas Community College and the Mt Pleasant, Texas, Fire Department. Northeast Texas Community College is a publicly supported, two-year community college that offers educational opportunities in traditional academic studies, occupational/technical programs, and workforce development through credit and non­credit offerings. Mt Pleasant Fire Department is a career fire department serving the citizens of Mt Pleasant, Texas.

The Northeast Texas Community College Fire Academy prepare trainees for a career as a firefighter. The academy is an authorized training facility for structural firefighting under Texas Commission on Fire Protection

(TCFP - FDID #107). Guidelines and trainees who successfully complete the academy will be eligible for the certification exam given by the TCFP.

This Certificate program consists of 468 contact hours. The academy offers structural firefighter as well as Hazmat Awareness and Hazmat Operations in addition to wild-land standards.

This program is an acceptance program, students must apply to the program and meet all qualifications, pass a background check and a state registry check before registering.

Additional cost: $120 for textbooks, $150 for uniform, $450 protective clothing



FIRS1001              60 hours

FIRS1007              68 hours

FIRS1013              68 hours

FIRS1019              68 hours

FIRS1023              68 hours

FIRS1029              68 hours

FIRS1033              68 hours


Dates: January 13,  2020 - June 26, 2020

Days -Time: Monday-Thursday 6pm - 10pm, alternating Saturdays 8:00am -5:00pm

Campus: Off Main Campus 

Location:  Mount Pleasant Fire Station (728 E Ferguson Rd, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455)

Tuition:$1,664 (50% down payment is required before December the 18th to set up a payment plan)

Seats Available:  0/20  seats purchased

Last Day to Register: December the 18, 2019

Instructor: Chief Larry McRae 

For more information or to register contact

903-434-8134 or email 

*Payment Plan: Payment plan that auto drafts from account through Herring Bank is available for eligible students at the time of registration. A 50% down payment is required to set up payment plan at the time of enrollment. Eligible programs are CNA, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy, and Firefighter only.

**Financial Aid: Students can apply for financial aid assistance. To qualify for financial aid, students must apply for financial aid through for the 2018-2019 school year. The financial aid office at Northeast Texas Community College determines student eligibility. Students interested in financial aid are encouraged to apply 4 weeks prior to starting classes. If students qualify for aid, then students can apply for a Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) and if eligible, can receive ½ of the tuition/fees paid by the TPEG grant. The remaining balance is the responsibility of the student. Eligible programs are CNA, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy, Firefighter, and Truck Driving only.

***Refund Policy: NTCC reserves the right to cancel classes for low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. Registered participants will be notified if course is cancelled and will be issued a full refund. Withdraw before 1st class – 100% refund. Withdraw before 2nd class – 80% refund. No refund after 2nd meeting. Contact the Continuing Education Office for withdrawing.


Continuing Education & Corporate Training
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Continuing Education 903-434-8134
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