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Open Enrollment Notification

Get a notification for Fire Academy open enrollment.

Fire Cadet Requirements

Applicants for fire cadet must meet all of the following requirements to apply:

  1. At least 21 years old AND
  2. Possess a current NM State or National Registry Emergency Technical (EMT) License at the Basic Level or higher by the end of the open enrollment period AND
  3. Have a high school diploma or GED AND
  4. Be a United States citizen or legal resident.

* To enroll in a EMT Basic Course, applicants may contact any New Mexico College or University, such as Central New Mexico Community College or the University of New Mexico's EMS Academy at (505) 272-5757.