About the Fire Protection Technology Program

If you see yourself saving lives, learn the best knowledge and skills to become a firefighter. The Fire Protection Technology Program at Austin Community College offers hands-on instruction alongside the Austin Fire Department in a state-of-the-art facility. Students who complete the entry-level Fire Academy are ready to take the Texas firefighter basic certification exam. Current firefighters meeting state exemption requirements can earn the associate degree, tuition-free.

Hands-on Experience Alongside Austin Fire Department at State-of-the-Art Training Facility

Real-World Experienced Faculty

Ready for Certification