National Fire Academy courses, catalogs and schedules

National Fire Academy (NFA) courses are delivered online, at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and off-campus throughout the nation in cooperation with state and local fire training organizations and local colleges and universities.

Our free courses target middle- and top-level fire officers, fire service instructors, technical professionals, and representatives from allied professions. Any person with substantial involvement in fire prevention and control, emergency medical services, or fire-related emergency management activities may apply for NFA courses.

Application period is OPEN

The application period for our second semester (April 1 to Sept. 30, 2020) courses is open from Oct. 15 to Dec. 15, 2019. Here’s how to apply for courses and get a Student Identification Number.

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Immediate vacancy opportunities in Emmitsburg, Maryland

Course code Course Date
R0312 Command and Control of Incident Operations
Dec. 15-20, 2019
R0645 Leadership in Supervision
Dec. 15-20, 2019
R0154 Safety Program Operations
Dec. 15-20, 2019
M0488 Decision-Making and Financial Management for Fire and EMS Organizations
Jan. 19 - March 8, 2020
R0147 Emergency Medical Services: Incident Operations
Jan. 19-24, 2020
R0391 Fire Inspection Principles 2: Inspection of Structures and Systems
Jan. 19-24, 2020
M0576 Training Program Design
Feb. 2 - March 15, 2020
R0229 Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices
Feb. 3-14, 2020
M0590 Integrating Technology into Fire and EMS Training
Feb. 9 - March 22, 2020
R0506 Executive Planning
Feb. 10-21, 2020
R0378 Demonstrating Your Fire Prevention Program's Worth
Feb. 16-21, 2020
R0247 Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
March 16-27, 2020
R0629 Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention
March 22-27, 2020
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Recently added course offerings

Course code Course Delivery type Date
R0445 Fire and Emergency Services Training Program Management
Training Programs
6-Day On-Campus Jan. 5-10, 2020 Apply
R0393 Plans Review for Fire and Life Safety
Fire Protection: Technical
6-Day On-Campus Jan. 5-10, 2020 Apply
R0147 Emergency Medical Services: Incident Operations
Emergency Medical Services
6-Day On-Campus Jan. 19-24, 2020 Apply

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