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KU Fire & Rescue Training Institute

Fire Instructor

The Fire Instructor Program area provides a pathway for new and experienced training personnel to gain experience, confidence, competency, and National credentialing.  These courses infuse the principles of adult learning, psychology, instructional coaching, and training development within the scope of NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire and Emergency Services Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions.

Topics include training designed to meet National Certification for: 

  • Fire Service Instructor Level 1 and 2

Other training programs available to meet local fire department training needs include: 

  • NFPA 1403 Live Fire Instructor

For more information about requesting NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor or 1403 Live Fire Instructor training for your organization, please contact:

Erin McGruder
Instructional Program Manager
Phone (Direct): 785-864-0650
Email: erinmcg@ku.edu


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KFRTI Contact Information

Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute
St. Andrews Office Facility
1515 Saint Andrews Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047-1619
or toll free 866-804-8841
Fax: 785-864-9044

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