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.
If you have full-time responsibility for fire/arson and explosion investigation or prosecution, this course is for you. We will teach you how to conduct legally-supported interviews and interrogations with witnesses and suspects and provide you with the skills needed for courtroom testimony preparation and presentation. Read course description.
Dec. 8-19 | Jan. 26-Feb. 6, 2015 | Feb. 16-27, 2015 | July 6-17, 2015 | Sept. 21- Oct. 2, 2015Learn how to apply
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.