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MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
When responding to a fire, rescue, hazardous materials incident, or other emergency event, emergency responders rely on the unsurpassed expertise and technical hands-on training they receive from our programs. We focus on providing effective, standards-based, quality training and education to fire and emergency service professionals. We help enable them to make a significant impact on the protection of lives and property of the citizens in our communities. MU FRTI provides:
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Event date: Dec. 3, 2021 - Dec. 4, 2021
Hours: 12 | Prerequisites: Yes | Host requirements: Contact MU FRTI for DetailsMultiple casualty incidents tax most departments equipment and personnel resources. Is your agency prepared? This course is designed to introduce participants to the ...
Event date: Dec. 4, 2021
Event time: | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Hours: 8 | Prerequisites: None | Host requirements: Contact MU FRTI for details.This class is designed to introduce participants to the hazards and issues associated with grain entrapment/engulfment emergencies and basic techniques to safely conduct ...
Event date: Dec. 6, 2021 - Dec. 9, 2021
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours: 32 | Prerequisites: Yes | Students: 20–30 | Host requirements: None | POST: YesThis course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to a Planning Section Chief operating in a local- or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team. ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, June 28, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension received a $60,000 gift from State Farm Insurance Co. to sponsor 20 courses related to vehicle rescue, vehicle firefighting and driving emergency vehicles. The gift will provide training to about ...
- Published: Thursday, May 14, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin D. Zumwalt, director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), will retire this August.“After a distinguished career, Kevin Zumwalt leaves us with the legacy of a safer Missouri and a ...
- Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
Director Kevin D. Zumwalt of the University of Missouri’s Fire & Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) has announced the appointment of a new Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Specialist for the Institute, Mr. Michael Lloyd of York, Nebraska. The ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
MFA Incorporated representatives Craig Childs and Pam Hiller present checks to MU FRTI Director Kevin Zumwalt and staff.The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) in partnership with MFA Incorporated and CoBank, recently ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2021
As the fiscal year began on July 1, 2019, the future looked great for fire service training in the state. Funding levels looked to increase to allow more training opportunities for first responders throughout Missouri, which in turn would provide for ...
Publication date: May 1, 2020
Ballard Local Government SeriesAcknowledgmentsThe purpose of this manual is to help fire protection district officials understand and comply with the state’s requirements. It is, first and foremost, the work of the late John Ballard. This edition ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2020
As the fiscal year began, faculty and staff of the Institute felt this year was going to be a great year for the fire service in the state. Funding levels were forecasted to increase which would allow more training opportunities for first responders ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
The Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition Curriculum builds upon the excellence of IFSTA instructional materials. Instructors know they can count on IFSTA to provide accurate, customizable, and complete curriculum. IFSTA’s ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
IFSTA offers high-quality teaching materials in all-inclusive kits and the ability to easily customize the curriculum at any time — all at an affordable price.This Instructor Resource Kit (IRK) provides easy storage and all the instructional ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
Save up to 10% when you buy this package containing:Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition ManualFire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition Exam PrepPublisher: Fire Protection Publications, International Fire Service ...
CEU Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident Response Awareness 120121
Welcome to Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident Response Awareness. This awareness-level course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called ...
Company Officer Strategies and Tactics-2021
April 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021
This course offers clear, systematic guidance on how to take control of the fire ground - even under the most adverse conditions. This course identifies best practices to safely and effectively manage fires in residential dwellings, commercial ...
Emergency Services Leadership
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
The self-paced course is designed to prepare students to address the always-changing issues that leaders face within the fire service. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to apply policies and procedures; recommend action for ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Public Safety 2002
This course is to help members of public safety recognize and respond appropriately to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the fastest growing developmental disability in America. Designed in three online, self-paced modules, this course ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Public Safety POST 2002
This for-credit course is to help members of public safety recognize and respond appropriately to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the fastest growing developmental disability in America. Designed in three online, self-paced modules, this ...
Individuals teaching courses on behalf of the MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute must meet the criteria specified in this document.
The MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, recognized by the State Emergency Management Agency as a training provider for NIMS ICS, created this matrix to show training needed to comply with the NIMS Integration Center 2016 guidance document.
This document details characteristics of Missouri fire departments based on a statewide survey of Missouri fire services conducted in 2003.
This document reports on a 2017 statewide survey of the current and unaddressed training needs of Missouri’s fire service.
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