Applications for Firefighter Academy open November 1st

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The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education Department will begin accepting applications for the 2024 Firefighter Academy on November 1st. Classes begin January 16th, 2024 and will be held at the Mount Pleasant Central Fire Station. The program meets on evenings during the week and on alternating Saturdays. 

The Fire Academy is a partnership between Northeast Texas Community College and the Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Fire Department. It prepare trainees for a career as a firefighter. The academy is an authorized training facility for structural firefighting under Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP - FDID #107). Trainees who successfully complete the academy will be eligible for the certification exam given by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection or the State Fire-men's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas.

Tracks are available for both career and volunteer firefighters! Financial assistance is available for those who qualify and payment plans are offered. Visit the website for more information. You can also call 903-434-8134 for more information.

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