Texas Fire Academy

Texas Fire Academy's Driver/Operator Course is an online (computer based), TCFP approved, training program, typically lasting eight (8) weeks in length. The course covers all curriculum requirements of TCFP and NFPA. The requirements can be viewed on the TCFP website


Description of Certification Level


A Driver/Operator-Pumper is an individual who possesses the qualities, knowledge and skills necessary to maintain and operate a pumping apparatus in non-emergency and emergency situations.


Driver/Operator Tuition: $275.00

This includes textbook, online course access and TCFP state skills testing.


To Register for the class:

Submit a payment using the form below, then complete the Advanced Course Application and upload it using the enrollment file uploads link in the Downloads area on the right side of the page.


Important Information:

Registration ends 5 p.m. Tuesday, four days before the start of each class. Incomplete registration requirements and/or unpaid balance on tuition may result in the loss of the class seat to someone on a waiting list.


You will be required to attend in person on the last day of class at the specified academy testing location for TCFP skills testing and the course final exam at 8 a.m. In most cases the testing location will be Station 11, 3528 Hunter Road, San Marcos, Texas. The length of final day is dependent on class size and other factors, please plan for at least eight hours.




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