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Fire Service Training Bureau.  The Bureau specializes in providing high quality education, training, and certification for Iowa's fire end emergency services.

Mission Statement

"To establish credibility in providing quality education, training, certification, and professional consultation to Iowa's fire service and other emergency responders in a manner that reflects commitment, integrity, and contributes to the reduction of morbidity, mortality, and property loss from fire and other hazards."

Core Functions Promote safety in all aspects of fire and emergency service training and response.  Provide and coordinate training ranging from basic skills to more advanced specialized topics.  Offer professional certification through a program accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard).  Act as the statewide point of contact and coordination for federal fire programs.  Provide a leadership role in developing and implementing new technologies in firefighting and emergency response.  Distribute training materials through the Iowa Fire Service Bookstore.  Provide research, technical assistance, and support.
The Fire Service Training Bureau accomplishes its mission through a variety of core functions.