Applicants must complete the course prerequisites prior to applying and include proof of completion with the application. Applications that do not include proof of prerequisite completion will NOT be considered.
This course is for a broad audience of fire department NFIRS/EMS program managers/developers and administrative analysts and staff responsible for NFIRS multisource data collection/analysis, and for the training of field-level data collection and reporting staffs.
Special consideration is available for groups of students from the same organization attending the same session. All applications must be submitted at the same time.
Priority admission will be given to individuals designated as a State, U.S Territory, or Tribal Nation NFIRS Program Manager.
1. Incident Command System (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 this required training.
2. Applicant must have attended and successfully completed one of the following or an equivalent:
Participants found to not have completed course prerequisites may be removed from class.
Note: Participants are required to contact their NFIRS state program manager four weeks prior to the start of class to obtain permission for data access for use during the training. Additionally, participants will need to complete a pre-course skills evaluation, data collection activities, and recommended readings that are found in the pre-course information sent to accepted students.