The NFA works to enhance the ability of fire and emergency services and allied professionals to deal more effectively with fire and related emergencies. Training courses and programs are delivered at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, online and throughout the nation.
This course will teach you how to safely operate at the scene of a hazardous materials incident. You will learn about chemical nomenclature and the basic principles of chemistry in order to assess risks to responders and the public. Read the course description.
Course dates: July 6 - 17, 2015 | Jan. 4 - 15, 2016 | View more datesLearn how to apply
These one-page notices provide technical training and administrative tips for you to read and enjoy during your daily break. Explore Coffee Break Training.
USFA is working with state and local providers of training, education and certification to integrate these activities and enhance the overall professional development of the fire and emergency services. Read about our work to integrate training, education, experience and certification.
What is an Incident Management Team (IMT)? Who needs to have an IMT? What assistance does USFA offer in developing a Type 3 IMT? Find out about IMTs and how USFA can help with training.
Learn about a virtual reality training program for fire investigators and a skills crosswalk that identifies wildland firefighting skills needed by structural firefighters. Explore these training resources.