National Fire Incident Reporting System: Data Analysis and Problem Solving Techniques (Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends) W0495

Delivery type 2-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation -
CEU’s 1.2
Training Specialist

Colleen Heilig

Course description

This two-day course is designed for experienced NFIRS users who need enhanced fire incident analysis and reporting skills. This is not an introductory level course. Exclusive use of the computer classroom provides an environment where students receive step-by-step instruction in Excel, pivot table preparation, querying the NFIRS database, and publishing pivot tables and charts on the web.

Selection criteria

Experienced users of a fire department or state uniform fire reporting system that need advanced analysis and reporting skills to meet organizational requirements for detailed performance reports.


Completion of the Introduction to NFIRS 5.0 course or equivalent and one year of experience in using uniform fire reporting system is required.
Post-course requirements None.