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KU Fire & Rescue Training Institute

Firefighter Training

The Firefighter Training program includes a broad spectrum of training targeted at the basic fire service knowledge. The target audience is at the firefighter and apparatus driver/operator level. 

Topics include training designed to meet National Certification for:

  • Firefighter Levels 1 and 2
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
  • Apparatus Driver/Operator - Pumper and Aerial

Other basic firefighter training courses are available to meet the local fire department's training needs.  Examples include:

  • Driver Simulator Training
  • Interior and Exterior Firefighting Training
  • Firefighter Skills Training
  • Basic Search & Rescue Techniques
  • Pump Operator Simulation Training

The Firefighter Training program also schedules the following mobile training props:

  • Search & Rescue
  • Interior Firefighting
  • Exterior Firefighting
  • Fire Apparatus Driving Simulator
  • Fire Pump Simulator

For more information about requesting Firefighter Training for your organization, please contact:

Mark Billquist
Firefighter Training Program Coordinator
Phone (Direct): 785-864-9187
Email: markbillquist@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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