Cadet Program

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Cadet Program Information 


Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy
Attention: Cadet Program
2425 W Lower Buckeye Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85009

Applications may be mailed, emailed or delivered.

Cadet Program Application


The Phoenix Fire Department Cadet Program introduces prospective individuals to the Phoenix Fire Department by hands on training in Fire and EMS skills. Bi-weekly meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month at the Phoenix Fire Department Regional Training Academy. The Cadet Program offers volunteer opportunities within various divisions of the Phoenix Fire Department and the privilege to ride along at Phoenix Fire Stations. The minimum age to apply to the program is 18 years old along with the completion and graduation of high school.

Current requirements to be eligible for the Cadet Program are:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age 
  • Complete an application 
  • Go through a selection board interview 
  • Have a background check 
  • Have a valid Arizona driver's license ​​
  • If you want to become a member of the Phoenix Fire Department family, please complete a Cadet Volunteer Application Note: application must be signed before submitting.