The Massachusetts Firefighting Academy will be hosting several National Fire Academy (NFA) courses at the Department of Fire Services Stow campus. Below you will find links to each course description and special registration procedures.
If you have any questions, please contact registration at 978-567-3200.
• NFA Courses in Mass. 2015 Schedule
May 5-6, 2015
The New Fire Chief I: Challenging Issues (FO760)
September 8-9, 2015
Commissioning New Occupancies (FO215)
To register for these courses:
The required application is the FEMA General Admissions Application Short Form (FEMA Form 119-25-2) which can be found at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/ff_119_25_2_75_5a.pdf . The application CANNOT be submitted online.
Please mail or fax your completed application (front page only) to: Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, One State Road, Stow, MA 01775 or (978)567-3229 (needs to include the head of the organization signature) no later than the deadlines indicated for the particular class if noted.
It is required that you register for a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This is the number required for section 6 of the application form (no longer using Social Security Numbers) and is obtained through the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). To obtain a SID:
1. Register at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
2. Select "Need a FEMA SID?" on the right side of the screen.
3. Follow the instructions to create your account.
4. You will receive an email with your SID. Save this number in a secure location.
Also, note that any correspondence and certificates are sent via email, please include a valid email.