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Course Call

Guidance for training officials on participating in the National Fire Academy's (NFA's) biannual Course Call.

NFA off-campus course delivery comparison

The information in this table will help you to select the best NFA off-campus training opportunity for your organization.

Course Call is:
CLOSED

Our next course call is March 1‑31, 2023

for courses offered Oct. 1, 2023 to Sept. 30, 2024.
Criteria2-day off-campus courses6-day off-campus coursesState/local partner-sponsored courses
Course code:F (view scheduled courses)N (view scheduled courses)O (view scheduled courses)
Course content developed by:NFANFANFA
Course, instructor and other costs paid by:NFANFAState
NFA certificate awarded: 1Yes. Apply online the day before the course begins and no later than 14 days after the course ends.Yes. Apply online the day before the course begins and no later than 14 days after the course ends.Yes. Submit FF-USFA-FY-21-101 PDF after delivery using the Course Call cover sheet.
NFA instructors required:YesYesNo
Maximum deliveries:Select up to 9 deliveries through the semiannual NFA Course Call.Select up to 3 deliveries through the semiannual NFA Course Call.Unlimited
ACE credit:YesYesNo 2

1 NFA will email certificates to students after the course.

2 State may have its own American Council on Education (ACE) designation.