Training Centres

Training Colleges - Firefighters

CFA runs eight of the nine Victorian Emergency Management Training Centres (VEMTC). The campuses provide firefighters and recruits with practical firefighting scenarios in a controlled and realistic environment. This is essential in developing and maintaining the skills needed to fulfil our mission of protecting the lives and property of Victorian communities.

The training campuses are purpose-built, specialising in the simulation of scenarios that replicate unique field conditions specific to their region.

The CFA VEMTC sites are at:

  • Central Highlands (Ballan)
  • Bangholme
  • Wangaratta
  • Longerenong
  • Penshurst
  • Huntly
  • West Sale
  • Sunraysia (Mildura) 

On 23 Nov 2021, the new VEMTC Central Highlands in Ballan was officially opened.

VEMTC Central Highlands Page - Facility

VEMTC Central Highlands

The Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) at Central Highlands is CFA's newest, state-of-the-art training centre. It is located on approximately 40 hectares in an industrial estate on the outskirts of Ballan in Victoria's west. View more details of the new Central Highlands training campus.

CFA Training Campuses Map 2021



Page last updated:  Wednesday, 20 September 2023 3:04:57 PM