Fire Protection - Basic Firefighter Certificate

The program will prepare students to become certifiable as Basic Firefighters in the State of Texas. Volunteer firefighter will find the courses beneficial in upgrading their service to the community.
Students seeking entry into the Fire Protection program must file a specific program application form and complete additional admission procedures as required. 

Length of Program: 
1 Years

Program Cost: 
Tuition and fees: $4,237
Books and supplies: $2,352

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion, for a resident of district. Note that this information is subject to change.


Financial Aid: 
There are several types of financial aid that students at Amarillo College can apply for. There are also scholarships available through Amarillo College and other providers. Visit for information on financial aid and scholarships.

Program Course Outline:
Fire Protection - Basic Firefighter Certificate (FIRS.CERT)

$23.50 per hour / $48,880 per year*

Occupations related to this program:
Municipal Firefighter

Program Advisor
Claudia Arnold






*The figures quoted are median wages for the Panhandle of Texas gathered and analyzed by Economic Modeling Specialists, International, Career Coach. Find additional information at http://actx.emsicareercoach