The National Fire Academy (NFA) works to enhance the ability of fire and emergency services and allied professionals to deal more effectively with fire and related emergencies. Free training courses and programs are delivered at our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, online and throughout the nation.
The application period for our first semester (Oct. 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) courses is open from April 15 to June 15, 2018. Here’s how to apply for courses and get a Student Identification Number.
For on-campus, off-campus and online training offered by the NFA for the fire service.
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This video provides NFA students with information about the National Emergency Training Center campus, including amenities, security protocols, policies, and student services. Please watch if you were recently accepted for a course.
If you’re a prospective student who hasn’t trained with us, we invite you to watch the video to learn more about our campus and the NFA training experience!
Please email your questions to NFAOnlineHelp@fema.dhs.gov
Information on how to become a contract instructor. Also, sign-in access for contract instructor bids and awards and the NFA’s annual course call for state and regional officials.
The NFA wishes to recognize the generosity of students from all four current Executive Fire Officer (EFO) classes, who recently donated almost $2,000 to charities supporting the Emmitsburg, Maryland community. Emmitsburg is the home of the NFA. Thank you EFO students for your support!