The Training Division is responsible for continuing education and the maintenance and renewals of all fire and EMS certifications. At a minimum, every New Braunfels firefighter is certified as a firefighter through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and as an emergency medical technician through the Department of State Health Services.
The majority of New Braunfels firefighters are certified at levels well above the minimum requirements of the department and the State of Texas. Our division also provides our firefighters and regional public safety responders with courses and opportunities for professional development. You may contact us here.
The Training Division operates under the leadership of Support Services Battalion Chief Jeremy VanAusdall. Captain Mark Eliot oversees the EMS program along with Lieutenant Josh Baker and Captain Mike Hayes oversees the Department Training Program. Michelle Lopez contributes significantly as administrative secretary for the Training Division.
The Training Division offices and classrooms are located at:
424 S. Castell Avenue.
New Braunfels, TX, 78130