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IDHS > About IDHS > Certification > Fire Certification Fire Certification


Fax: (317) 233-0497

Indiana Government Center South
302 W. Washington St., Room E239
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739

The Certification Section Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except for state recognized holidays.

***IMPORTANT Fire Engineering Update***

Note for Ivy Tech Students

Ivy Tech students need to contact their training entity to request a test ID 15 days prior to going to Ivy Tech to take an exam. Contact Ivy Tech directly to find out when testing labs will be open.

Ivy Tech Testing Locations

Packet Information - Fire

For course information or additional information, contact the Training Specialist assigned.





 Instructor I & II/III
 Leadership Courses 
 Fire Officer Strategy/Tactics

 John Buckman

Fire Training Director

Fire Officer I, II, III & IV
Inspector I/II
Driver Operator Pumper
Driver Operator Aerial
Driver Operator Water Supply

Jason Coffey

Fire Training Manager

 Firefighter I/II
 Mandatory Firefighter
 Modular Firefighter Program
 Mobile Live Fire Trainer 
 Mobile Training Props (V/M, Propane)
 Hazardous Materials (Awareness, Ops, Technician)
 Hazardous Materials Trainer

 Bill Huffer

Fire Training Manager

Fire Training

Lead Instructor Templates

Lead Instructor Templates can now be found in the packet information for each course.

National Fire Academy

Short Form Application

  • Use this application if your course code begins with the following letters: F, H, W or Y. FEMA Form 119-25-2 is also used for Q133, H134, and any conferences held on the NFA Campus.

General Admissions Application

  • Use this application if your course code begins with the following letters: C, N, O, P, R or T.

FEMA Student Identification Number

  • Required for ALL National Fire Academy course applications.  Social Security Numbers will not be accepted.
  • Visit to apply for your SID number.