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General information

The State Fire Marshal division offers classes year-round for inspectors, investigators, building design professionals, contractors and others. Classes are scheduled based on requests from fire departments, state agencies, companies and individuals. Instructors are members of the SFM division with successful track records in teaching adults. 

Fire marshal course registration system

Course list/registration

Check this page often to see what’s been added to the course schedule. And please contact us to discuss your training needs or make suggestions for new classes. You can see the course list or register for courses here. ​

Latest training opportunities

Fire code training

Starting in September, we will be offering interactive, hands-on classes that will walk you through the latest changes in Minnesota’s Fire Code. 

We’ll discuss important code changes and help you understand the new fire code format. The two-day class will also address some of the most common fire code questions our staff receive from Minnesota firefighters. This is not an entry-level class. Students should have some familiarity with the fire code and fire inspections. 

Sign up for one of the free classes on our training log-in page. Check out these instructions for signing up if you’re unfamiliar with the system. 

Oil and Hazardous Substance Transportation Awareness Moorhead firefighters attend an oil and pipeline awareness training sesson.

In accordance with the recently enacted legislation for Railroad and Pipeline safety, Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) in cooperation with the State Fire Marshal Division, Office of Pipeline Safety, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the pipeline and rail operators in Minnesota are offering an awareness level training for first responders. You can find out more about the training from HSEM.

Statewide training and events calendar

The Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education has a detailed training and events calendar. Check it out for the latest opportunities. ​


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