May 10 & 11, 2016
New Fire Chief III: Contemporary Issues
May 17 & 18, 2016
Leadership I for Fire and EMS: Strategies for Company Success
June 15 &1 6, 2016
Leadership II for Fire and EMS: Strategies for Personal Success
September 14 & 15, 2016
Decision Making for Initial Company Operations
November 1 & 2, 2016
Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction
November 17 & 18, 2016
Residential Sprinkler Plan Review
December 6 & 7, 2016
Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction
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.