National Fire Academy training opportunities

Vacancies exist in the following NFA courses at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. You may refer on the Internet to for more information, or contact the Admissions Office via e-mail at or by phone at (301) 447-1035. Completed applications (FEMA Form 75-5) may be faxed to (301) 447-1441. If interested, apply immediately!

Note: The NFA policy of only one stipend-supported trip per fiscal year remains. However, a qualified individual may seek to participate without stipend assistance. PLEASE INDICATE with your application that
you are aware of this restriction when you apply for the course.

All vacancies are filled on a first come, first served basis and qualified by using the Student Selection Criteria listed on our Web site:

R107 Fire Service Communication
3/3/08-3/14/2008 4 vacancies

R108 Eval Performance-Based Designs
11/25/07-11/30/07 11 vacancies

R129 Fire Service Course Design-1 week
10/21/07-10/26/07 1 vacancy
12/2/07-12/7/07 14 vacancies

R149 EMS: Mgmt of Community Health Risk
3/3/08-3/14/08 14 vacancies

R150 Mgmt. of Emergency Medical Service
3/31/08-4/11/08 11 vacancies

R151 Advance Leader. Issues Emerg. Med. Serv.
1/7/08-1/18/08 7 vacancies

R152 Emerg. Med. Services Special Ops.
1/21/08-2/1/08 9 vacancies

R154 Advanced Safety Operations & Mgmt.
3/16/08-3/21/08 4 vacancies

R203 Fire Dynamics-Fire Modeling
12/10/07-12/21/07 4 vacancies
2/4/08-2/15/08 6 vacancies

R213 Analysis of Arson Management
2/10/08-2/15/08 2 vacancies

R220 Fire Inspection Principles
Waitlist for 1st semester sessions

R222 Principles of Fire Protection Structures & Systems
Waitlist for 1st semester sessions

R225 Mgmt. OF Fire Prevention Programs
1/7/08-1/18/08 5 vacancies

R227 Fire Protection Systems for Emerg.Ops.
2/24/08-2/29/08 3 vacancies

R229 Haz.Mat.Oper.Site Practices
1/21/08-2/1/08 1 vacancy
3/31/08-4/11/08 15 vacancies

R233 Chemistry for Emergency Response
Waitlist for 1st semester sessions

R243 Hazardous Materials Incident Management
11/11/07-11/16/07 5 vacancies
2/3/08-2/8/08 14 vacancies

R247 Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
Waitlist for 1st semester sessions

R308 Cmd.& Cntrl.F.D.Ops.Natl & Man-Made
10/8/07-10/19/07 6 vacancies
1/21/08-2/1/08 1 vacancy

R309 Strat. Analysis of Community Risk Reduction
3/31/08-4/11/08 22 vacancies

R314 Cmd. & Cntl. F.D.Ops. Target Hazards
11/11/07-11/14/07 4 vacancies

R331 Organizational Theory in Practice
2/4/08-2/15/08 9 vacancies

R332 Interpersonal Dynamics Fire Serv. Org
Waitlist for 1st semester sessions

R333 Fire Service Financial Mgmt.
10/8/07-10/19/08 5 vacancies
1/21/08-2/1/08 9 vacancies

R335 Adm. Pub. Asst. For Community Recovery
2/24/08-2/29/08 18 vacancies
3/16/08-3/21/08 23 vacancies

R342 Training Program Management

R348 Changing American Family At Risk
11/25/07-11/30/07 7 vacancies

R353 Community Education Leadership-1 week

R359 Discover Road to High Risk Aud-1 week
3/16/08-3/21/08 8 vacancies

R491 NFIRS: Program Manager
11/25/07-11/30/07 19 vacancies
2/24/08-2/29/08 22 vacancies

R506 Executive Planning
1/7/08-1/18/08 12 vacancies

R508 Partnering for Fire Defense & Emerg. Serv. Planning
2/3/08-2/8/08 14 vacancies

R526 Long Term Recovery Planning
2/10/08-2/15/08 24 vacancies

R628 Juv. Firesetter Intervention Specialist
11/25/07-11/30/07 3 vacancies

R810 VIP: Leadership & Admin.
2/17/08-2/22/08 16 vacancies

R815 VIP: Chall. For Local Training Officers
2/17/08-2/22/08 11 vacancies

R822 VIP: Adv. Safety Ops. & Management
2/17/08-2/22/08 15 vacancies

R826 VIP: Presenting Effective Pub Ed
2/17/08-2/22/08 18 vacancies

R831 VIP: Cmd. & Cntrl. Of Incident Op.

The following Pilot offerings of new courses have vacancies. Note that participation in a pilot does not count against the one stipend per year

P335 Adm. Pub. Asst. For Community Recovery
11/11/07-11-16/07 25 vacancies

P337 Command & General Staff Functions for Local IMTs
11/11/07-11/16/07 25 vacancies

P492 NFIRS: Stands of Cover
12/2/07-12/07/07 24 vacancies

P493 Advanced NFIRS
3/16/08-3/21/08 24 v

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