Firefighter Training

NFA Application Period Extended Through December 31

The application period deadline for the second semester of National Fire Academy (NFA) resident classes has been extended through December 31. The second semester includes those classes scheduled from April 1-September 30, 2013. Applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2012.

All students applying for NFA training courses are required to register for a Student Identification Number (SID). This number will be used in place of the Social Security Number on General Admissions Application forms.

To Register for a SID, click here:

All information about courses, applications and suggestions for successful completion of the application can be found at the following sites:

Course Catalog and schedules:

Download Application:

FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application

Eight Tips for Completing a Successful NFA

Completed applications for resident courses must be sent to the following address:

Office of Admissions, Building I, Room 216
National Emergency Training Center
16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998
Applications may also be faxed to (301) 447-1441.

For more information, please call the Admissions Office at (800) 238-3358, ext. 1035 or (301) 447-1035.