In accordance with the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, the Superintendent of the National Fire Academy (NFA) delivers training in cooperation with State fire service training agencies.
This cooperation includes direct delivery of government-funded courses in the States; the distribution
and sharing of student manuals, instructor guides, and other course materials and funding to the States to help supplement and tailor their training delivery needs using NFA courses and programs.
State Fire Training Programs support Mission 5 of the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review:
Strengthen National Preparedness and Resilience and of Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-8):
National Preparedness through training programs.