The Training division develops, delivers, and maintains records of in-service and continuing education for the entire department and meets the requirements set forth under the Insurance Service Office (ISO). Coordinating with outside agencies, the Training Division also delivers Texas Department of Health in-service training and continuing education along with Confined Space Technician and Hazardous Materials Technician training.
The Baytown Fire Department Training Division has the responsibility to coordinate, schedule and implement both externally and internally mandated training requirements for all 148 certified firefighters of the department. Every year the Training Division ensures that all required continuing education hours are met to satisfy the requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the Texas Department of Health.
Certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), the Training Division provides certification in Basic Fire Suppression, Hazardous Material Technician, Driver Operator, Fire Officer, and Fire Instructor. The Training Division is also certified to deliver all levels of National Incident Management System (NIMS) training for the department. This enables the Training Division to keep the members of the Baytown Fire Department ready to provide the highest levels of service to the citizens and visitors of Baytown.