The OFM provides free training for all students, faculty, and staff. If your group or department is interested in training, please reach out to Training is customizable based on the group or department wants and needs, but standard offerings are listed below.

Fire Extinguisher Digital Badge

Portable Fire Extinguisher Training

Attendees learn about the science of fire, the different types of fires and fire extinguishers, and how to properly use a fire extinguisher. Students will have the opportunity to practice extinguishing fires using a digital fire extinguisher simulator tool. Upon successful completion of the training, attendees will receive a digital micro-credential and open badge.

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State Fire Marshal Badge

Crowd Manager Training

In conjunction with the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal, crowd manager training is offered virtually through a third party. Please visit for additional information or visit to complete the training.

Preparedness Pro Digital Badge

The UMB Office of the Fire Marshal, Office of Emergency Management, Department of Environmental Health and Safety, and Police Department offer five preparedness trainings to members of the UMB community. After completing each course, you will receive a digital badge showing your new credential. Those who complete all five courses will earn a Preparedness Pro Digital Badge. To successfully obtain the digital badge, individuals must complete the following five classes: