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National Fire Academy (NFA) Courses

The State Fire Marshal works with the U.S. Fire Administration, the National Fire Academy (NFA) and South Dakota fire departments to deliver NFA courses locally. Note that NFA courses require that students pre-register 40 days prior to class date to order course materials and arrange instructor travel. A minimum of 15 students must re-register for the course to be conducted. For questions, contact the State Fire Marshal or call (605) 773-3562.   

View a listing of NFA off-campus class descriptions.

NFA F0647 Leadership in Supervision:  Perspectives in Thinking
December 4-5, 2018
Watertown Fire Rescue
129 1st Avenue NW, Watertown, SD
Contact:  Scott Jongbloed by email or call (605) 237-9998

NFA F0290 Training Operations in Small Departments
January 5-6, 2019
Black Hawk Fire Department
6010 Peaceful Pines Road, Black Hawk, SD
Contact:  Kurt Klunder by email or call (605) 787-6415

 

NFA F0349 Fire Service Culture:  Who Protects Firefighters from Firefighters?
January 26-27, 2019
VL Cruisenberry Regional Training Center
3401 North Western Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD
Contact:  Todd Lowe by email or call (605) 373-6960

 

NFA F0646 Leadership in Supervision:  Environments for Professional Growth
February 2-3, 2019

Black Hawk Fire Department
6010 Peaceful Pines Road, Black Hawk, SD
Contact:  Kurt Klunder by email or call (605) 787-6415

NFA N0390 Life Safety and the Built Environment: Fire Inspection Principles
THIS IS A 6-DAY COURSE
February 3-8, 2019
VL Cruisenberry Regional Training Center
3401 North Western Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD
Contact:  Todd Lowe by email or call 605) 373-6960

NFA F0458 Preparation for Initial Company Operations
March 1-2, 2019
Fire Station #1
121 2nd Avenue SE, Aberdeen, SD
Contact:  JR Huebner by email or call 605) 626-7051

 

NFA F0457 Decision Making for Initial Company Officers
March 7-8, 2019
Western Dakota Technical Institute
800 Mickelson Drive, Rapid City, SD
Contact:  Adam Kuenkel by email or call (605) 388-2024

 

NFA F0729 Incident Safety Officer
March 9-10, 2019
Western Dakota Technical Institute
800 Mickelson Drive, Rapid City, SD
Contact:  Adam Kuenkel by email or call (605) 388-2024

 

NFA F0458 Preparation for Initial Company Operations
March 19-20, 2019
Watertown Fire Rescue
129 1st Avenue NW, Watertown, SD
Contact:  Scott Jongbloed by email or call (605) 237-9998

 

NFA F0455 Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operation
March 23-24, 2019

Howard Hotel and Convention Center
214 East Washington, Howard, SD
Contact:  Nathan Ruml by email or call (605) 351-5729

NFA F0610 Wildland Urban Interface for the Structural Company Officer
April 6-7, 2019
Pierre Fire Station #1
215 West Dakota Avenue, Pierre, SD
Contact:  Ian Paul by email or call (605) 773-7401

NFA F0290 Training Operations in Small Departments
April  13-14, 2019
Stickney Volunteer Fire Department
201 Main Street, Stickney, SD
Contact:  Cherie Sauvage by email or call (605) 680-4706

 

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