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Fire and Emergency Services Training Program Management R0445

Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type

6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

Pending (ACE Review): In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire science, fire administration or public administration.

This 6-day course is designed to provide training officers with the essential tools and skills to lead and manage the training function in fire/emergency medical services (EMS) organizations.  It is not designed to enhance presentation skills.

The target audience is people who have management and supervisory responsibility for the organization's training function, which typically includes:

  • Responsibilities for obtaining and managing personnel.
  • Fiscal and facility management.
  • Program planning.
  • Development and maintenance of training schedules.
  • Training records management.
  • Instructor management.
  • Performance evaluation.
  • Program delivery.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter and Pre-course Assignment: PDF 168KB
Course syllabus: PDF 125KB

Training officers, training managers and other personnel assigned to provide oversight of training functions within a fire, EMS or other emergency services organization. 

This course is not an instructional methodology course but will examine the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to effectively manage the training function within an organization.

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 2 - 7, 2023 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 21 - 26, 2023 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 17 - 22, 2023 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 10 - 15, 2023 Apply between 4/15/2023 - 6/15/2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 10 - 15, 2024 Apply between 4/15/2023 - 6/15/2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 16 - 21, 2024 Apply between 10/15/2023 - 12/15/2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 7 - 12, 2024 Apply between 10/15/2023 - 12/15/2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland