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.
The Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) provides senior fire officers with a broad perspective on various facets of fire and emergency services administration. The EFOP curriculum and research framework examines how senior authority figures can exercise leadership when dealing with difficult, adaptive problems within their jurisdictions. Learn more about the EFOP.Apply by June 15
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.
The symposium offers a range of topics and expertise in fire and emergency services career development for stakeholders, practitioners and educators. It also serves as a continuing education component by offering presentations and workshops that enhance training and education program development. Attendance is free. Register by May 1.
These one-page notices provide technical training and administrative tips for you to read and enjoy during your daily break. Explore Coffee Break Training.
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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 and more.