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FIRE ACADEMY

Looking for a career as a firefighter? We offer Texas Firefighter Certification courses.

EMT 

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. 

 

FIRE ACADEMY

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

Fees

Registration Fee $70.00

Tuition $2,950.00

Bunker Gear $700.00

Book $150.00

State Test $85.00 

EMT

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

July- Cancelled 

Fees

Tuition $1,600

Book and Lab fees $250

Nation Registry Test $150

Uniforms $100

Registration fee $20

 
 

ABOUT US

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. 

 

 

FIND US

DeSoto Fire Training Center
501 E Wintergreen
DeSoto, Texas  75115
972-223-6858

OFFICE HOURS:

 

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

​​Saturday: Closed

​Sunday: Closed

Student Resources

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NREMT 

Students will need to make an account and submit an application .

JBLearning

EMT Online site to do your homework. 

EMS Testing

This site is for students in EMT class to complete Test and purchase study tools

DSHS

Helpful links when you complete EMT class to get certification

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Ladder Training

Ladder climbing practice at the fire training center.