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S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training
September 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm$270
S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training courses are being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC. This is a 30 hour on-line version with a 2 hour field day held at the UW Arboretum in Madison, WI on September 4, 2020.
This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online and 8 hrs. formal workshop), S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (self-study), L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (self- study) training. It is designed for entry level firefighters and personnel and required by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) for agencies subscribing to National Interagency Management System (NIMS).
Because of the Covid 19 pandemic this class delivery revised schedule is designed to minimize personal exposure by having the student complete 6 hours of class online materials before the to the student attends their 2 hour individually assigned timeslots for the completion of the four workstations of fire shelter use, hand tool use, handline construction and water equipment in an outdoors environment.
Due to COVID-19 this class will follow the CDC and NWCG guidelines to safely deliver this class. During the field day sessions each student will need to wear a mask and bring their own leather gloves and PPE clothing and hand tools if they have them. Hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes and spray to clean the equipment used will be available. Hand tools available will be available for the students to use if they do not have their own to use that day.
You must register for these courses by August 15, 2020 to be eligible to attend the field day portion.
Please review the course description for more details and registration form: Basic Wildfire Firefighter and Prescribed Fire Training S-130-S-190 Sept 4-2020 UW Arb Madison WI
Note: Please add $30 to cost if paying by credit card.