This course focuses on the duties and responsibilities of the Incident Commander at hazardous materials emergencies where a National Incident Management System (NIMS)-based Incident Command System (ICS) is used. Topics include negligence and liability, planning, NIMS ICS/Emergency Operations Center interface, training requirements, and emergency response plans. Read the course description.
Course dates: Aug. 16-25, 2015 | Nov. 1-6, 2015 | Jan. 31-Feb. 2016
Are you a first-time fire chief or looking for a department leadership position? If so, this course is for you. It’s designed to develop the managerial, administrative and leadership skills necessary for the first-time fire chief to address issues like local politics, liability and risk management, community engagement, and capital asset planning. Read the course description.
Course dates: Jan. 17-22, 2016 | Jan. 31-Feb. 5, 2016
This course helps fire and Emergency Medical Services managers and executives understand and apply organizational theories to improve department efficiency and effectiveness. Through workshop exercises, you will apply theories, principles and analytical tools to strategic organizational issues associated with planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Read the course description.
Course dates: Aug. 24-Sept. 5, 2015 | Nov. 9 - 20, 2015
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Managing Officers: Motivation and Productivity - C0299 8/10/2015 - 9/20/2015
Chemistry for Emergency Response - R0233 10/5/2015 - 10/16/2015
Fire/Arson Origin and Cause Investigations - R0206 3/14/2016 - 3/25/2016Download the 2015-2016 NFA course catalog PDF 1 MB