San Pasqual Reservation Fire Academy

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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.