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2024 In-State classes through the National Fire Academy

All classes are scheduled from 8a-5p each day.

Class NameClass LocationClass DatesRegistration Deadline
N0763 – New Executive Chief Officer (6-Day)KCDCANCELLED
F0146 – Supervising Emergency Medical ServicesNCDApril 27-28Registration Closed
F0648 – Leadership in Supervision – Frameworks to SuccessKCDJune 1 – 2 April 19, 2024
F0523 – Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership EthicallyKCDJune 22 – 23May 9 2024
N0158 – EMS Quality Management (6-Day)
New Date!
KCDJuly 15 – July 20June 3, 2024
F0635 – Best Practices in Community Risk ReductionSCDAug 10 – 11July 1, 2024
F0520 – Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership Within CommunitiesKCDSept. 27-28August 16, 2024
Click the title for the registration form

State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

Class NameClass LocationClass DatesRegistration Deadline
Connecticut, Delaware, and Virginia Weekend at the National Fire AcademyNational Fire Academy – Emmitsburg, MDMarch 23 – 24, 2024 CLOSED

Courses Being Offered for the 2024 Connecticut/Delaware/Virginia Training Weekend:
W0166 – EMS Functions in ICS
W0455 – Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations
W0522 – Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership through Difficult Conversations
W0646 – Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth
W0647 – Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking
W0722 – Health and Safety Program Manager
W0729 – Incident Safety Officer
W0760 – New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues
W0770 – Fire Investigation: First Responders

NOTE: When signing up the the NETC General Admissions Application online for ONLY the Delaware Weekend, use Vincent Miller as your Head of Organization Name, their Title will be Weekend Coordinator, and use the email vincent.miller@delaware.gov.

The weekend is FREE to all Delaware-sponsored responders. A meal ticket purchase is required by ONLY out-of-state/unaffiliated attendees (see link below).

NETC Meal Ticket page for those out-of-state and unaffiliated candidates.

Women in Fire Weekend at the National Fire Academy
(Open enrollment)

2023 Women In Fire Weekend Attendees
Class NameClass LocationClass DatesRegistration Deadline
Women’s Weekend at the National Fire AcademyNational Fire Academy – Emmitsburg, MDJune 15 – 16, 2024 Register using the NETC Application Site

Courses Being Offered for the 2024 Women’s Weekend:
W0146 – Supervising Emergency Medical Services
W0296 – Command and Control for Company-Level Operations
W0443 – Initial Response to Terrorism: Basic Concepts
W0612 – Command and Control of Wildland Urban Interface Fire Operations for the Structural Chief Officer
W0633 -Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist
W0636 – Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction
W0646 – Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth
W0647 – Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking
W0729 – Incident Safety Officer
W0756 – Fire Investigation: Fire as a Weapon
W0770 – Fire Investigation: First Responders
W0952 – Building Resilience in Leadership: Strategies for Growth and Confidence

All of these excellent classes are offered FREE of charge at YOUR National Fire Academy. These courses are not restricted by gender and are open to both women and men. This is NOT a Delaware-sponsored weekend, so do not use a DSFS form to sign up. Use the NETC (NFA) Application Page, and search through the course list for the desired course. Be sure to review for any prerequisites.

All students who register with the NFA will be required to purchase a meal ticket for the weekend HERE. (Select “Weekend Course – $108.92. This meal ticket will also hold your room at the academy for the weekend (Friday afternoon-Sunday morning).

Welcome to the National Emergency Training Center and the National Fire Academy Information

The National Emergency Training Center Welcome Package for students and visitors to the NETC and NFA

Other states also hold weekends that may offer classes we have not. You can see all the weekends scheduled and you can reach out to those coordinators to see if you can attend, possibly at a cost. https://www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/programs/state-weekend.html

Information About National Fire Academy Courses (NFA) and Student Identification (SID) Numbers Required for Registration.
View information about your NFA SID.

Forgot Your SID Number? Click Here (You will need the email you used to register with FEMA)

How can your training help you advance?

Many of the programs can be prerequisites or help prepare you for programs building on your training and education. Some courses offered by the NFA may also be eligible for college credits. Additional programs available through the NFA are the Managing Officer Program and the Executive Fire Officer Program. These courses help develop leadership skills for company level and senior officers.

Check out the National Fire Academy’s site for more opportunities on weekends and during the week with 6 and 10-day programs!

Need to see what training you have done through FEMA online?

FEMA now has a self-service student portal that allows students to view IS course completions through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and print certificates, as well as providing functionality to request official transcripts from the Independent Study Program office. This is new, in lieu of sending in a form for the request. This will show all the online FEMA courses you have done, including some of those that may be required for our classes.

Need to see what training you have done through the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg or in person?

The National Fire Academy (NFA) will provide your transcript or course certificate to you, or to a college/university you request, at no cost via email.

Include the following information in your request:

  • Your full name.
  • Your email address.
  • Home mailing address.
  • Telephone number where you can be reached during the day.
  • Your FEMA Student Identification Number (SID).
  • Name and email address of the college/university to which you want the transcript sent (if applicable).
  • Your signature.

If you attended NFA classes before Oct. 1, 2012, please provide your day and month of birth (dd/mm) in addition to your SID.

Mail, fax or email your request to:

National Emergency Training Center
Admissions Office
16825 South Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998
Fax: 301-447-1441
Email: netcadmissions@fema.dhs.gov

Additional FEMA/National Fire Academy Training

You can take other self-study or Hybrid courses online through NFA and FEMA through their National Fire Academy Online page. This training is more Fire, Rescue, and EMS specific, with many leadership and wildland firefighter courses also available.


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