The Training Division is responsible for the design, delivery, and documentation of all educational programs involving department personnel. These programs are intended to improve the firefighting, emergency medical, rescue, and hazardous materials response capabilities available to the citizens of Tacoma as well as meet the requirements and objectives of federal and state agencies. Additional duties include the presentation of department related training and demonstrations to various organizations throughout the community.
The division's staff works with other fire departments, city departments, educational institutions, and an integral corps of certified instructors to satisfy their needs and goals. Using the department's quality training facility, and off-site locations, the division works to provide industry standard training opportunities to all department personnel.