Program Curriculum

Entrance Requirements

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Successfully complete all entry tests and forms as required by the WCJC Fire Academy.
  3. Pass a Physical and Drug Exam.
  4. Not have been convicted of any felony offense at any time.
  5. Not have been convicted of an offense above a Class C Misdemeanor within the last five (5) years.
  6. Be a high school graduate or have passed the GED test.

Academy students will need to register for all 7 courses during one semester. 


Course Title

Semester Hours

Semester 1
FIRS 1401 Fire Fighter Certification I 4
FIRS 1507 Fire Fighter Certification II 5
FIRS 1313 Fire Fighter Certification III 3
FIRS 1319 Fire Fighter Certification IV 3
FIRS 1423 Fire Fighter Certification V 4
FIRS 1329 Fire Fighter Certification VI 3
FIRS 1433 Fire Fighter Certification VII 4
    26 semester hours


Capstone Experience – Upon successful completion of the Fire Academy, a Certification Exam administered by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, will be taken.

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