The National Fire and Rescue Training School
The National Fire and Rescue training school is the only facility in the country that trains and certifies firefighters in a wide range of firefighting and leadership roles.
The National Fire and Rescue training school was established in in Rishon L'tzion in 1979. The facility is 1,050 square meters and it includes dormitories, classrooms, and a dining room; as well as training grounds, simulations and computer classrooms. The Fire and Rescue Commission headquarters are also situated at the training facility. In addition to training firefighters, the school also provides training to external organizations such as the Israel Prison Service, the Electric Company and the Negev Nuclear Research Center.
The goal of the training facility is to train and certify firefighters and commanders in order to serve in a variety of positions within the ranks of the fire and rescue services of the state of Israel.
Train, educate and certify firefighters
Develop training and promote the science of firefighting, and adapt firefighting methods to the 21st century and its technological developments and complexities
Educate, instruct and certify external organizations in the fields of fire prevention, firefighting and rescuing
Develop and train instructional staff and curriculum
• Basic firefighter course
• Advanced firefighter course
• Team commander course
• Advanced team commander course
• Officer course
• Advanced officer course
• Fire safety inspector course
• Fire investigator course
• Hazardous substance course
• Instructor course
• Fire scout course
• Driving course for vehicles over 15 tons
• Rescue course
Specialized courses and workshops for external organizations are developed according to individual needs.