(5/17) The U.S. Fire Administration’s
National Fire Academy is now accepting applications until June 30. The first
semester includes those courses scheduled for delivery October 1, 2007 through
March 31, 2008.
“The variety of courses being offered
during the second semester cover all 11 NFA curriculum areas and include a mix
of 10-day and 6-day delivery options,” said NFA Superintendent Dr. Denis Onieal.
“It’s the United States Fire Administration’s mission, to enhance the ability
of the Nation’s fire and emergency services community to deal more effectively
with fire and related emergencies. These National Fire Academy programs clearly
support this effort.”
In addition to eight two-week sessions and
eight six-day sessions, the schedule includes one session of the Volunteer
Incentive Program. The VIP session is scheduled for February 17–22, 2008, with
six different courses being offered. The VIP is an intensive six-day
educational opportunity designed specifically for volunteer and combination
department emergency services personnel.
Visit the USFA Web site at
www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/catalog to view the FY 2008 Course Schedule. Application
procedures and the application form are also available on the website at
www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/about/attend/apply. Applications should be postmarked by
June 30 in order to be considered for the first round of placement into the
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