Academy Outline

  • Welcome and Introduction of CFA Participants
  • CFA General Information
  • Overview of San Marcos Fire Department - Administration and Operations
  • 12 Weeks of Training
  • Graduation upon Completion

Hands-on Exercises


Personal Protective Equipment, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, CPR/AED Certification, Fire Extinguisher Training, Rope Rescue, Water Rescue, Aerial Operations, Ground Ladders, Vehicle Extrication, and Pump Operations.

Classroom Exercises


Command, EMS Overview, Fire Safety, Hazardous Materials Training, Demo Live Fire Training in Buda, and Texas Mobile Fire Props at the San Marcos Municipal Airport.

After completing this program, participants will be able to use their knowledge to create a safer home and work environment, as well as educate others about the San Marcos Fire Department and the services provided to the community.