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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***

Packet Information - Fire

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




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

 John Buckman

Fire Training Director  

 D/O Pumper, Aerial, Mobile Water Supply
 Safety Officer
 National Fire Academy
 Machinery Operations/Technician
 District Fire Training System

 Brandon Wood

Fire Training Section Chief 

 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  

 Camp Atterbury Search & Rescue Center Information
 Search & Rescue Courses
 K-9 Credentialing

 Lillian Hardy

Search and Rescue Manager 

 Ice Water Rescue Courses
 Wilderness Search Courses
 Rope Rescue Information
 Technical Rescue Information

 Chip Sunier

Technical Rescue 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.