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 32      Orientation     August 7, 2017

                                 Start                  September 11, 2017

                                 Graduation    December 16, 2017  


Academy 33      Orientation     November 27, 2017

                                 Start                  January 8, 2018

                                 Graduation    April 14, 2018 


Academy 34      Orientation     April 30, 2018

                                 Start                  June 4, 2018

                                 Graduation    September 8, 2018 


Tuition                       $5300.00  (Cost Covers Tuition, Gear, Books, Certificates)

Facility Fee              $400.00   

Barracks Living     $1500.00  (optional) 

*There will be an additional charge for uniforms. Uniform fitting and order placement on orientation date.