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Marshall Center

Marshall Center

Marshall Merit Center
1001 W Erie Rd
PO Box 359
Marshall, MN 56258
507-537-7051 or fax 507-537-7081

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Minnesota West Community & Technical College houses their Customized Training in the MERIT (Minnesota Emergency Response & Industry Training) Center.

The MERIT Center (Tier II Regional Training Center) is a 53 acre, state of the art, regional fire and rescue training facility located in Marshall, Minnesota. The facility is owned by the City of Marshall and operated by Minnesota West Community & Technical College. The MERIT Center offers a wide variety of training opportunities to both municipal emergency responders as well as private industrial emergency responders.

Customized Training takes pride in being able to offer top quality continuing education for individuals and organizations. If you need to have education to further your personal goals, or meet the goals of your organization, Customized Training is there to help you.

In 2010, the legislature allocated $1,000,000 to the MERIT Center campus to provide expanded public safety and private commercial driving training through real world course, classroom, and driving simulators.

Marshall is located in Southwest Minnesota’s beautiful prairie land. Marshall is a community with a big future and is proud to offer world class jobs, a safe community, and cultural and recreational activities. Visit to learn more about the community.