THE FUTURE OF A PROUD TRADITION
Looking for a career as a firefighter? We offer Texas Firefighter Certification courses.
Interested in a career as an EMT? We offer EMT-Basic Certification courses.
Our Academy in Action
Check out our YouTube playlist and get a glimpse of what you will learn in the Firefighter Certification courses.
We are the premier Firefighter Academy in DFW and are approved by the Texas Commission on Fire Prevention. In 2017, our academy had over 50 students graduate and obtain a Basic Fire Suppression Certification. The instructors are lifelong learners themselves and teach the most effective, research-based methods in fire science.
2020 DAY CLASSES
February 10-May 27, 2020
July 13 - October 28, 2020
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration Packet is to be completed and turned in at the Training Center
Registration Fee $70.00
Bunker Gear $700.00
State Test $85.00
In 2017, the DeSoto Fire Training Center had over 80 students complete the EMT-Basic classes and receive certifications. The Training Center is a known and trusted educational facility for EMT preparation and the graduating classes regularly have high passing rates on National EMT exams. The courses are taught by certified professionals and they fill up quickly, so register soon!
2020 Day Classes
January -February 2021
July 27th-September 1, 2020
Registration begins October 1, 2020
2020 Hybrid Classes
Online/Saturday only 8:00 am to 4:00p.m.
March 28th-June 20,2020
Book and Lab fees $250
Nation Registry Test $150
Registration fee $20
DeSoto Fire Training Center was founded in 1980. We offer a State of the Art training facility. Join the DeSoto Fire Training Center and begin your career in the fire service. Meet or exceed the necessary qualifications of employment with many fire departments in Texas.
This Academy is conducted in a classroom with an interactive hands-on learning environment, ensuring you are proficient in the knowledge and skills necessary for the state examination. Our program also provides and intensive physical training aspect to ensure you are well prepared for the firefighting profession. Our goal is to help you succeed in your preparation and future career as a Firefighter.
DeSoto Fire Training Center
501 E Wintergreen
DeSoto, Texas 75115
Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm