THE FUTURE OF A PROUD TRADITION
Due to COVID-19 We are accepting Applications by appointment only.
Please call 972-223-6858 or e-mail
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.
2021 DAY CLASSES
February 22nd - May 31, 2021- Class is Full
July 19th - October 29, 2021- Class is Full
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
Training center students in bunker gear.
Dragging a hose during class at the training center.
Extinguishing a car fire a the training center.
An instructor discussing fire science.
A student at the fire training center learning how to remove a patient from a car.
Ladder climbing practice at the fire training center.
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!
2021 Day Classes
January 11th -February 15, 2021- Class is Full
June 7th-July 12, 2021- Class is Full
August 2nd-September 6, 2021
2020 Hybrid Classes
Online/Saturday only 8:00 am to 4:00p.m.
March 6th-June 5, 2021
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