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 first semester (April 1 to Sept. 30, 2020) courses is open from April 15 to June 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
R0247 Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
July 8-19, 2019 Apply
R0154 Safety Program Operations
July 21-26, 2019 Apply
R0158 Emergency Medical Services: Quality Management
Sept. 8-13, 2019 Apply
R0147 Emergency Medical Services: Incident Operations
Sept. 15-20, 2019 Apply
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Recently added course offerings

Course code Course Delivery type Date
M0576 Training Program Design
Training Programs
Mediated July 7 - Aug. 17, 2019 Apply
M0590 Integrating Technology into Fire and EMS Training
Training Programs
Mediated July 14 - Aug. 23, 2019 Apply

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