Oakland Community College
Fire 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. 

Old Fire TruckLocated 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 as wireless internet capabilities.   For questions and registration, please contact Cindy Mickey at 248-232-4580.



If you are interested in receiving Training and Information Bulletins for upcoming Police, Fire, EMS or Dispatch classes please send an e-mail request to CREST and indicate your name, agency and which section(s) you would like to receive.  Please note that you can elect to receive more than one section (Police, Fire, EMS and Dispatch), the Training and Information Bulletin will only be sent to agency or governmental e-mail addresses and this e-mail distribution list is not shared or sold.