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|About||The ACC Fire Protection Technology Department offers 2 programs, the ACC Fire Training Academy and an AAS in Fire Protection Technology.|
|Mission||The Fire Protection Technology department at Austin Community College offers two distinct training and educational programs that lead to the award of a Certificate Degree or an Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technology. The purpose of these programs is as follows: To prepare (1) students in the continuation of their academic goals; (2) students for employment in the fire service; (3) firefighters for promotional opportunities within and outside of their departments and (4) firefighters to meet the Texas Commission on Fire Protection standards for state certifications.|
- To provide current firefighters the educational resources to obtain an Associates degree to aid in the pursuit of promotional opportunities and to continue their educational pursuits of either a four-year degree or higher education.
- To provide current firefighters the educational resources to obtain advanced TCFP Fire Certifications.
- To provide interested students the opportunity to meet TCFP Basic Firefighter certifications.
TCFP State Certification
AAS Fire Protection Technology