Fire & Rescue Training

Riverland Fire Training’s team of professional firefighting instructors can assist you and your department in learning the latest firefighting techniques and offers a wide range of courses in Fire and Rescue Training tailored to your department needs.

Fire and Rescue Training Programs

Fire Science Technology AAS

The Fire Science Technology A.A.S. degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level technical or administrative careers in the fire science field by providing them with the necessary knowledge of the subject field, professional skills, and state-of-the-art techniques necessary for a successful career. Students will be prepared for state certification in Firefighter I & II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer 1 and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

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Fire Services Certificate

The Fire Services Certificate will prepare the student to perform basic firefighter functions. Students learn firefighter techniques and hazardous materials functions.

Firefighter I & II Classes

Classes are held at Fire Departments in the Southeastern Minnesota area.  Our 1001 firefighting class is a non-certification, hour-based course that will train you to a level II fire fighter.  It consists of Firefighter I, Hazmat Operations and Firefighter II courses equaling 144 hours for all 3 courses.

Hazmat Operations

This course provides the student with the basic skills necessary to safely and effectively manage the on-scene operations involving the uncontrolled release of dangerous chemicals.

MN State Fire/EMS/Rescue School-Rochester

Firefighters from across the state gather in Rochester to hone their skills in both a classroom setting and in hands-on training.

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Mobile Training Units

Training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to operate at all levels of the fire service. Much of the hands-on training is done as a simulation of real-life scenarios. Classes can be customized to be delivered at hosting fire stations, online, or at the Riverland Fire/EMS Center in Austin.

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Fire and EMS Training Classes

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