The San Pasqual Reservation offers a Firefighter Academy that is accredited by the Office of the California State Fire Marshal (SFM) and the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Upon successful completion of the academy; students will be eligible to receive their State of California Firefighter 1 certificate. Our 14 week Academy provides for 32 individual certifications, 15.5 college units and is open to anyone who is at least 18 year of age. The only Fire Academy in California to provide the IFSAC accreditation. This accreditation allows our cadets to compete for jobs in the United States and abroad. The college units earned can be applied to an Associate’s degree. The full time academy will be in session from 0600 to 1700 hours Monday through Friday.
Veterans Administration GI Bill: Our Academy is approved by Veterans and others to use educational credits and the VA basic housing credits of $1929 per month if you qualify
ACADEMY Dates | Academies are filled on a first come first serve bases
Academy 37 | No Longer Accepting Applications for Academy 37
Orientation - April 29, 2019
Start - June 3, 2019
Graduation - September 7, 2019
Academy 38 | Academy FULL. You can submit an application if you’d like to be on the waitlist.
Orientation - August 5, 2019
Start - September 9, 2019
Graduation - December 14, 2019
Academy 39 | Academy FULL. You can submit an application if you’d like to be on the waitlist.
Orientation - December 2, 2019
Start - January 6, 2020
Graduation - April 11 , 2020
Academy 40 | We are Accepting Applications for Academy 40
Orientation - April 27, 2020
Start - June 1, 2020
Graduation - September 5, 2020
Academy 41 | We are Accepting Applications for Academy 41
Orientation - November 30, 2020
Start - September 14, 2020
Graduation - December 19, 2020
COST | Payment Plan Available
Tuition - $6700.00 (Cost Covers Tuition, Gear, Books, Certificates)
Barracks Living - $1500.00 (optional)
*There will be an additional charge for uniforms. Uniform fitting and order placement are done at orientation.