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The Rescue School

The Helsinki Rescue School is part of the Rescue Department’s Centre of Excellence. The Rescue School trains fire fighters and fire foremen for the City of Helsinki’s Rescue Department. The Rescue School’s curriculum follows the curriculum of the state’s Emergency Services College, supplemented with the studies of the capital city’s special characteristics.
In addition to this, the Centre of Excellence is in charge of the Rescue Department’s competence management and the staff’s in-service training. It also organises courses for various target groups.

Contact information for the Rescue School

Principal of the Rescue School Matti Waitinen, tel. (09) 310 31250
Personnel email addresses are in the format

Visiting address:
Tyynenmerenkatu 1
00220 Helsinki

Mail address:
Helsinki City Rescue Department
The Rescue School
PO Box 112
00099 City of Helsinki