Fire Training Institute

The Oakland Fire Training Institute offers training for all levels of the Fire Service, from our Basic Fire Academies and Fire Fighter I & II programs, to our Advanced Fire Officer, Hazardous Materials and Specialized Programs.  We are able to provide the most progressive didactic and practical training available at the CREST site, a virtual live lab setting, which is one the premier training facilities in the country. 

Located on Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus, the Oakland Fire Training Institute has access to furnished houses, a bank, convenience store and motel as well as a five story live fire training tower and separate flashover unit for practical instruction. Lectures are conducted in comfortable, climate controlled classrooms utilizing the latest in instructional presentation technology including video conferencing and wireless internet capabilities. 

For more information, contact:

Cindy Mickey
phone (248) 232-4580

Training & Information Bulletin Email Distribution

If you are interested in receiving Training & Information Bulletins, please send an email request to CREST. Provide your name, agency and the section(s) you would like to receive. (Police, Fire, EMS and Dispatch) Training & Information Bulletins will only be sent to agency or governmental email addresses.

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