Fall 2022 Academic Calendar



Our next Firefighter Academy will begin October 3, 2022. Fill out the Firefighter Academy Application and return to the Continuing Education office by noon August 26, 2022.

Class meets Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm and some Saturdays (TBA)

For specific questions or concerns after reviewing the Application Packet, please contact Coordinator of Fire Services, Rusty Downs, at 940-631-3260.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Age of 18 Years/ Must be a United States Citizen
  • High School Graduate (or equivalent), or letter of expectation of graduation from High School Counselor
  • Valid Driver's License (or ID)
  • Physical examination documentation 
  • Must not be under indictment for any criminal or civil offense or have a felony conviction (the state of Texas will not certify a person with a criminal history)
  • Must not have a DWI, DUID, or reckless driving convictions within the past ten years
  • Provide EMT-B certification if applicable
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Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. // Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
  • Vernon Campus
    4400 College Drive
    Vernon, TX 76384
  • Century City Center
    4105 Maplewood
    Wichita Falls, TX 76308
  • Skills Training Center
    2813 Central Expressway East
    Wichita Falls, TX 76302
  • Seymour Learning Center
    200 Stadium Dr
    Seymour, TX 76380