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WILDLAND FIRE PROGRAM

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Our Wildland Firefighting Program meets and exceeds the job performance requirements the students will need to be successful as a Wildland Firefighter. Students will be introduced to the basics of wildland fire prevention.  This includes learning about fire behavior, suppression methods, equipment considerations, safety and incident command.  The teaching objectives are outlined in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG) standards and are as follows:

  • NFPA 1051, Standard for Wildland Firefighting Personnel Professional Qualifications
  • NWCG S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
  • NWCG S-130, Firefighter Training
  • NWCG L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service
  • ICS100, FEMA Incident Command 100
  • ICS200, FEMA Incident Command 200
  • ICS700, FEMA Incident Command 700

 

CAREER SNAPSHOT

Wildland Fire Career Opportunities
 
  • If Students in this program complete the Wildland Fire Certification and are at least 18 years old, they will be eligible to apply to the National Forestry Service in the Wildland Division. 
 
Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.
 
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
Certifications include:
 
  • Wildland Fire Certification
 
CREDITS
Students will earn .5 High School Credits upon the successful completion of this program. 
 
 
 
WILDLAND FIRE PROGRAM PROGRESSION PLAN ONLINE HYBRID
WILDLAND FIRE PROGRAM PROGRESSION PLAN FRIDAY 8:00AM-10:30AM
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Program Information
 
This is a 1 Semester Program that takes place in the Fall.
 
Class Schedule:
There are TWO options:
 
Fridays in person 8:00AM-10:30AM and 4 Field Days 8:00AM-4:00PM
OR
Hybrid Consisting of Online Courses and 4 Field Days 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
Field Days TBD
 
Grade Level Requirement: Juniors and Seniors due to age restrictions
 
Pre Req Info: None