Canadian Students

 

This Fire Academy course will allow you to obtain NFPA 1001 certifications in Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazmat Awareness and Operations from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Texas is an IFSAC state which means certifications received by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection are eligible to be transferred to IFSAC seals which are recognized in Canada. With previous students located in all provinces, Training Development Group is a well respected and proven option for obtaining the training needed to become a Firefighter in Canada.  

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To receive your certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection the following requirements must be met. (Please Note: the medical training requirement does NOT have to be completed BEFORE attending Fire Academy):

• Complete a Texas Commission on Fire Protection approved basic structural fire suppression program. (our online program meets this requirement)
• Pass the commission examinations (these will be taken at the end of the 14 day skills session)
• Meet the medical training certification requirements-This step can be done AFTER completion of Fire Academy. (at a minimum the medical training must cover these four subjects: Infection Control, Bleeding Control, Shock Management and CPR). Some Examples of approved medical training in Canada include: Canadian Red Cross - CPR-C, Canadian Red Cross - First Responder, Canadian Red Cross- Emergency Medical Assistance, Work Safe BC - CPR- C,  Work Safe BC - Emergency First Responder, EMT or EMR
• Pass the state background check**

All commission requirements can be found on their website: www.tcfp.texas.gov/.
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Online Basic Fire Academy Tuition and Fees
NO HIDDEN FEES. Ever.

Payment must be made by credit card (in U.S.dollars).

The following items are included in the tuition rates below:

 

*Now offering our Simple Payment Plan option.

 

CANADIAN STUDENTS

USD$4228.

Pricing listed in USD. Please use currency converter to see price in CAD. Rates my vary due to the current exchange rate.

*Payment Plan Options Now Available. See details at registration.
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Items not included in tuition that students must provide to attend boot camp:

• BLACK Leather Safety Station Uniform boots
• NAVY BLUE Uniform pants and uniform belt
• Personal items needed (ie., shower, grooming, and any other personal care items needed)
• Any legally prescribed medication required or over the counter medication required
• Airline Tickets (if applicable)

 
 

* From: Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapt 423, SubChap A, Rule 423.1:
(a) Fire protection personnel who are appointed to structure fire protection duties must be certified by the commission within one year from the date of their appointment.
(b) Prior to being appointed to structure fire protection duties, personnel must:
(1) complete a commission approved basic structure fire protection program; and
(2) successfully pass the commission examination as required by §423.3 of this title (relating to Minimum Standards for Basic Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification); and
(3) successfully complete a commission recognized emergency medical training program. The commission recognizes the following emergency medical training:
(A) Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Service Personnel certification training;
(B) an American Red Cross Emergency Response course, including the optional lessons and enrichment sections;
(C) an American Safety and Health Institute First Responder course;
(D) National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification; or
(E) medical training deemed equivalent by the commission.

**The Texas Commission on Fire Protection’s Rules and Regulations governs the criteria for state certification of a firefighter. There are circumstances under which the TCFP may DENY certification to an individual who has been convicted of criminal offenses. If you have been convicted of any felony offense or any misdemeanor class “B” or above, it is your responsibility to determine whether or not the TCFP will issue you a certification. The most effective way to do this is by submitting to TCFP an Application for Early Review of Certification, which is available at the following URL: www.tcfp.texas.gov/forms/TCFP-012.pdf.