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Fire and Emergency Services Training Program Management R0445

Training Specialist


Daniel Newland
301-447-1157

Delivery type


6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


3.7

ACE recommendation


In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in emergency services instructor.

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: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0445.pdf PDF 168KB
Course syllabus: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0445.pdf 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.

ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463 available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 10 - 15, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 16 - 21, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 7 - 12, 2024 Apply between 3/15/2024 - 4/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland