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 

 Dates & Cost

Academy 35      Orientation     August 6, 2018 Academy 35 in Session

                                 Start                   September 10, 2018

                                 Graduation     December 15, 2018


Academy 36      Orientation     November 26, 2018 Academy 36 is FULL

                                 Start                   January 7, 2019 You can submit still an application if you’d like to be on the wait list

                                 Graduation     April 13, 2019


Academy 37      Orientation     April 29, 2019 Academy 37 is FULL

                                 Start                   June 3, 2019 You can submit still an application if you’d like to be on the wait list

                                 Graduation     September 7, 2019


Academy 38      Orientation     August 5, 2019 Accepting Applications for Academy 38

                                 Start                   September 9, 2019

                                 Graduation     December 14, 2019


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 on orientation date.