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Training Opportunities

Wildland fire and prescribed fire training opportunities change frequently and are wide-spread. Be sure to sign up for our listserve to receive notices of upcoming events. If you have an event you would like listed, please contact us.

Fox Valley Technical College

Introduction to Fire Behavior Calculations - NWCG S-390; When: Wednesday - Saturday, February 22-25, 2017, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #92418.This course provides an introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, which develops knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction. This is a spring/winterim course, so when registering, please click spring/winterim term. Prerequsites for this course are S-290 and S-219. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

Annaul Refresher - NWCG RT-130/S-134; When: Thursday and Friday, March 9-10, 2017, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #92416. Compiles two NWCG classes. S-134 is a safety course focusing on personal firefighter safety. RT-130 is the annual fire line safety refresher training required for all firefighters. Topics differ by year based on industry recommendations and identified training needs. Including annual shelter deployment practice for all participants. This is a spring/winterim course, so when registering, please click spring/winterim term. Prerequisites for this course are S-130/S-190/L-180. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950

Wildland Fire Chainsaws - NWCG S-212; When: Friday - Sunday, March 17-19, 2017, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #93315. This class provides an introcution to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wild land fire applications. This is a spring/winterim course, so when registering, please click spring/winterim term. Prerequisites for this course are S-130/S-190?L-180 and current certification in basic First Aid/CPR or higher (i.e. First Responder or EMT). Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

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Incident Management Specialist LLC

Basic Wildland Fire Classes - NWCG S130/S190/L180; When: Monday - Friday, August 7 - 11, 2017, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #23072. The course prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildlind fires. Please complete IS100 and IS 700 prior to start date. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

Wildland Fire Chainsaws - NWCG S212; When: Friday/Saturday/Saturday, September 22 - 23 and 30, 2017; 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #23075. This class provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wildland fire applications. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 and current certification in basic First Aid/CPR or higher (i.e. First Responder or EMT). Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

Safety/Pumps/FF1 - NWCG S131/S211/S133; When: Friday/Saturday/Friday, August 25 - 26 and September 1, 2017; 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #23070. S133 and S134 are now part of S131 training but the class title has not changed to reflect this yet. S-131 is Firefighter Type 1 training. Sometimes call Squad Boss, these are the entry-level supervisors in wildland Firefighting. S-211 consists of three skill areas including supply, delivery and application of water. Prerequisits for this course are S130/S190/L180.  Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

Firing Operations Course - NWCG S219; When: Thursday - Friday, October 19 - 20, 2017, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. Planning, execution, safety, coordination and evaluation of an ignition operation on a wildland or prescribed fire. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

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**New Crosswalk to link Structural Firefighting Training to Wildland Fire available through FEMA. This should reduce redundancy in training thereby increasing cooperation.