NWCG S-130/S-190/L-180 Intro to Wildland Fire

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NWCG S-130/S-190/L-180 Intro to Wildland Fire

August 30

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These courses are being offered through a partnership between Middleton Parks & Recreation and Incident Management Specialist LLC. to the citizens in Wisconsin and surrounding states. These courses are opportunities to educate the public on how to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires.

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 the 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 4 hour assigned session for the completion of the four workstations on fire shelter use, hand tool use, handline construction and water equipment in an outdoors environment

Course Registration: You must register for these courses by August 16, 2021, to be eligible to attend the classroom/field day for these courses.

Prior to taking this course: Students must take the National Incident Management System (NIMS) “IS-100 Course” a link is provided that allows a person to take it on- line. This on-line course includes a final exam. You must bring the course completion certificate from this on-line course to the classroom/field day established for this course.

Instructor: This course will be taught by Incident Management Specialist LLC, instructor Ken Terrill from Sun Prairie, WI. Ken is certified by the National Wildfire Suppression Association (NWSA) to deliver courses approved by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), which is the national organization that has developed the training and qualification standards for wildfire and prescribe fire professionals. Ken has over 25 years of experience in working wildfire and prescribe fire for the State of Wisconsin, South Dakota and nationally.

To register for these courses: Complete the course registration form (by following this link) and write a check (preferably a cashiers or certified check) to Incident Management Specialist LLC and mail it by August 16, 2021 to the address below:

Incident Management Specialist LLC Attention: Ken Terrill
3011 Scotland Parkway
Sun Prairie, WI. 53590

Registration can also be done online by going to the website https://www.incidentmanagementspecialist.com. Go to the registration tab and complete the student registration form and send by email to ken.terrill3011@gmail.com, Phone: 608-358-0453 (cell)

Registration fee for these courses is: $280 per student if paid by check and $310 if paid by credit card online.

For more information on this course including what to bring, the registration form, and to see the official post, follow this link!


August 30
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Orchard Heights Shelter
3960 Valley Ridge Road
Middleton, WI 53562 United States


Ken Terrill
608-358-0453 (cell)