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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*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 www.fafsa.ed.gov 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.