Welcome to MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), a premier unit of MU Extension, provides comprehensive cognitive education and manipulative skills training for Missouri’s fire and emergency service responders. Utilizing an extensive system of instructional outreach, MU FRTI assists fire departments, agencies, and organizations in meeting complex public protection challenges and training issues. This outreach initiative takes the training programs directly into local communities throughout the state and provides training and education, which are otherwise unavailable.
When responding to a fire, rescue, hazardous materials incident, or other emergency event, Missouri’s emergency first responders have come to rely on the unsurpassed expertise and technical hands-on training they have received from MU FRTI’s broad range of programs. MU FRTI’s programming is focused on providing effective, standards-based, quality training and education to fire and emergency service responders. Enabled by this training, Missouri’s emergency responders have made a significant impact on the protection of lives and property of the citizens of our state and nation. MU FRTI provides: “Training for Life!”
The mission of the University of Missouri Extension’s Fire and Rescue Training Institute is to plan, develop, deliver and administer state-of-the-art continuing professional education courses which meet the comprehensive training needs of fire and rescue personnel and other emergency managers and responders utilizing the most efficient and effective means possible, thereby enabling them to better protect lives and property within their communities.