Goa State Fire Force Training Center came into existence only after the establishment of Directorate of Fire Service in the year 1984, until then the Fire Service worked as an adjunct to the police. A land ad-measuring 16,994 sqm. was acquired for developing the infrastructure for training. In the beginning, Goa Fire Force Training Center started Fireman course of six months duration for the recruit of the local service and later on expanded training activities with the participants of the other state department Fire Service. At present Goa State Fire Force Training center conducts 17 different tailored training courses for various categories for industrial and in-service personnel in Fire safety management on regular basis. The Goa State Fire Force Training center has been identified as a regional training center for conducting Junior officers course Sub-officers course by Ministry of Home Affairs, National Fire Service College, Government on India.
The Training course includes some courses of residential in nature. The need was felt for creating a Hostel so that the trainees can be made available round the clock at the Training Center.The Construction of the Hostel was taken up by PWD and was completed in May 2012. The total Built up area is 1,048 m2. The Hostel can accommodate 39 trainees with one residential accommodation for Warden, training office, Store Room and Hard surfaced Training area.

Induction of High Tech Fire Safety Educational Van by Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services on 21st May 2018 to impart Training and Awareness towards Fire Safety and Disaster Management for General Public, Schools, Village Panchayats and various self help groups. Till date 17088 Citizens across the state have been trained. The Fire Safety Educational Van has the following features for Training purpose:

  • Multimedia LCD Projector with LED screen, Laptop and Public Address System for Audio/Visual Training
  • Exhibit of various Ropes and Lines
  • Automated Mannequin for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation & Respiration Support
  • Basic Life Support Kit
  • Various types of Stretcher
  • Fire Extinguisher Trainer Unit
  • Automatic Detection and Fire Alarm System Demo Kit
  • Various LPG Detectors Demo Kit
  • Telescopic Camera with live streaming DVR
Year No. of Schools / Educational Institution No. of Students Trained Citizens / General Public Trained Private & Government Office Employees Trained
2018 49 11666 455 455
2019 22 2790 75 931
2020 04 472 -- 244
TOTAL 75 14928 530 1630