Information Bulletin Number 0802157

National Fire Academy Training Opportunities as of February 22, 2008

Vacancies and Wait List Opportunities exist in the following NFA courses at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  You may refer to the internet at  for more information, or contact the Admissions Office via email 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 1 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 Website:

R101            Code Management: A Systems Approach
            8/4/08-8/15/08                        10 vacancies

R107            Fire Service Communications
            4/14/08-4/25/08                        Waitlist
            8/4/08-8/15/08                        9 vacancies

R108            Evaluating Performance Based Designs

R116            Presenting Effective Public Education Programs           

R129            Fire Service Course Design-1 week
            5/11/08-5/16/08                        Waitlist
            9/7/08-9/12/08                        7 vacancies

R135             F. Protection for the Built Environment
            6/22/08-6/27/08                        12 vacancies

R151            Advance Leadership Issues in EMS
            8/4/08-8/15/08                        10 vacancies
            9/22/08-10/3/08                        4 vacancies

R152            Emergency Medical Services: Special Operations           

R154            Advanced Safety Operations & Management
            6/22/08-6/27/08                        6 vacancies

R203            Fire Dynamics-Fire Modeling
            7/7/08-7/18/08                        9 vacancies
            8/18/08-8/29/08                        10 vacancies

R213            Analysis of Arson Management
            5/11/08-5/16/08                        2 vacancies
            7/27/08-8/1/08                        18 vacancies

R220            Fire Inspection Principles
            9/22/08-10/03/08                        6 vacancies

R222            Principles of Fire Protection: Structures & Systems

R225            Management of Fire Prevention Programs

R227            Fire Protection Systems for Emergency Operations
            6/22/08-6/27/08                        5 vacancies
            9/7/08-9/12/08                        9 vacancies

R229            Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices
            8/18/08-8/29/08                        11 vacancies

R233            Chemistry for Emergency Response

R243            Hazardous Materials Incident Management
            9/7/08-9/12/08                        15 vacancies

R247            Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
            6/9/08-6/20/08                        1 vacancies

R331            Organizational Theory in Practice

R333            Fire Service Financial Management

R342            Training Program Management
            7/7/08-7/18/08                        5 vacancies

R348            Changing American Family at Risk

R362            Developing Fire & Life Safety Strategies
            7/27/08-8/1/08                        5 vacancies

R491            NFIRS: Program Manager
            7/20/08-7/25/08                        19 vacancies

P493            Advanced NFIRS

R492            NFIRS: Standards of Cover
            6/1/08-6/6/08                        22 vacancies
            6/22/08-6/27/08                        22 vacancies

R506            Executive Planning
            4/14/08-4/25/08                        9 vacancies

R508            Partnering for Fire Defense and Emergency Services Planning
            9/14/08-9/19/08                        20 vacancies

R628            Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist 1 & II

R810            VIP: Leadership & Administration
            9/14/08-919/08                        16 vacancies

R811            VIP: Fire Cause Determination for Company Officers
            7/20/08-7/25/08                        18 vacancies
            9/14/08-9/19/08                        14 vacancies

R816            VIP: Community Education Leadership
            9/14/08-919/08                        22 vacancies

R822            VIP: Advanced Safety Operation and Management
            9/14/08-9/19/08                        19 vacancies

R823            VIP: Leading Community Fire Prevention
            7/20/08-7/25/08                        15 vacancies

R824            VIP: Management Strategies for Success
            9/14/08-9/19/08                        11 vacancies

R825            VIP: Command & Control of Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards
            7/20/08-7/25/08                        14 vacancies

R831            VIP: Command & Control of Incident Operations