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 CLOSED

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
R0243 Hazardous Materials Incident Management
Oct. 20-25, 2019 Apply
R0154 Safety Program Operations
Dec. 8-13, 2019 Apply
P0790 Fire Investigation: Case Preparation and Testimony
Dec. 9-20, 2019 Apply
R0229 Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices
Feb. 3-14, 2020 Apply
R0790 Fire Investigation: Case Preparation and Testimony
Feb. 3-14, 2020 Apply
R0378 Demonstrating Your Fire Prevention Program's Worth
Feb. 16-21, 2020 Apply
R0154 Safety Program Operations
Feb. 23-28, 2020 Apply
R0673 Station Based Risk Reduction
Feb. 23-28, 2020 Apply
R0247 Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
March 16-27, 2020 Apply
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