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Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training (S-130 / S-190, I-100, L-180)

April 3
Wehr Nature Center, 9701 West College Avenue
Franklin, WI United States
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$300

These courses are being offered through a partnership between Wehr Nature Center 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. […]

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NWCG S290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR – ONLINE COURSE

April 10
Wehr Nature Center, 9701 West College Avenue
Franklin, WI United States
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$300

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted at Wehr Nature Center and by Incident Management Specialist LLC this is an opportunity to learn how to use fire behavior knowledge to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. This course is National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified. The online course work can be completed in […]

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Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training (S-130 / S-190, I-100, L-180)

April 13
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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$300

These courses are being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum 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 […]

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S290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR – ONLINE COURSE

April 28
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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$300

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by UW Arboretum and by Incident Management Specialist LLC this is an opportunity to learn how to use fire behavior knowledge to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires. This course is National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified. The online course work can be completed in approximately […]

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NWCG S219 – Firing Operations Course

April 29 - April 30
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
$700

This course is being offered through a partnership between UW Arboretum and Incident Management Specialist LLC.to the citizens in Wisconsin and surrounding states. This course is being offered to educate the public on the roles and responsibilities of a firing boss (FIRB) and outlines duties of other personnel who may engage firing operations. The course […]

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Ongoing

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

January 6 @ 8:00 am - January 10 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

The course prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. Enroll online on or after 11/17/19. Prerequisites for this course are ICS100 and IS700, both online courses and free to take.  Contact Kelly White for more information or help with […]

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Intermediate Fire Behavior – NWCG S-290

January 14 @ 9:09 pm - January 17 @ 9:09 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

The course provides further instruction on Wildland Fire Behavior and provides a basis for future courses on Fire Behavior Calculations, to help develop the knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction.  Questions or interest in taking this course please contact Jon Kellermann at kellermj@fvtc.edu or 920-225-5901.

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NWCG S130/190 Wildland Firefighting

January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 19 @ 5:30 pm
Southwest Tech Public Safety Building, 1800 Bronson Blvd.
Fennimore, WI 53809 United States
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$184

This course is designed to meet the entry level requirements for Wildland Firefighting by incorporating Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior and Wildland Firefighter Training into one course. Students will learn the basics of wildland fire behavior and basic firefighting skills. This course also contains basic wildland fire safety and survival procedures. Course dates: January 18th, […]

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2020 Winter Meeting

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UW Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711 United States
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The tentative date for the next WPFC meeting is Friday, February 21st, from Noon-3pm at the UW Madison Arboretum auditorium. Agenda Items Committee updates Website function improvement proposal Michele Jasik succession planning WPFC's collaboration with TPOS on regional 2020 conference Outreach materials- Including T-shirt options Equipment showcase Board elections

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NWCG S-390 Fire Behavior Calculations

February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

Provides an introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, which develops knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction. Prerequisites for this course are S219 (formerly S234, accepted as an alternative) and S290. When: Tuesday-Friday February 25-28 2020 8am-6pm each day, class #94929. Questions or interest in taking this course please contact Jon Kellermann at […]

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8:00 am

NWCG S212 – Wildland Fire Chainsaws

February 28 @ 8:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
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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). Enroll online on or after 11/17/19 Class #93745. Contact Kelly White for more […]

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8:30 am

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

Arduous and moderate offered. 3 test times in March 2020 Friday March 6th 2020 from 8:30am-10:30am, class number 92621 Friday March 6th 2020 from 1-3pm, class number 92622 Friday March 27th 2020 from 3-5pm, class number 92623 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone at 920-225-5950.

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1:00 pm

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

Arduous and moderate offered. 3 test times in March 2020 Friday March 6th 2020 from 8:30am-10:30am, class number 92621 Friday March 6th 2020 from 1-3pm, class number 92622 Friday March 27th 2020 from 3-5pm, class number 92623 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone at 920-225-5950.

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8:00 am

Annual Refresher – NWCG RT-130

March 27 @ 8:00 am - March 28 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
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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. Includes annual shelter deployment practice for all participants. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone at 920-225-5950.

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3:00 pm

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States

Arduous and moderate offered. 3 test times in March 2020 Friday March 6th 2020 from 8:30am-10:30am, class number 92621 Friday March 6th 2020 from 1-3pm, class number 92622 Friday March 27th 2020 from 3-5pm, class number 92623 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone at 920-225-5950.

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