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January 2022

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

January 3 @ 8:00 am - January 7 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$335.40
Fox Valley Technical College

Wildland Fire Intro - NWCG S-130/S-190/L-180; When: Monday - Friday, January 3-7, 2022, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Class #61903. Cost $335.40. 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. Face Masks are required at this time. Prerequisites for this course are ICS100 and IS700, both online courses and free to take. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone…

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NWCG S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior

January 11 @ 8:00 am - January 14 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$167.70
Fox Valley Technical College

Intermediate Fire Behavior – NWCG S-290; When: Tuesday-Friday, January 11-14, 2022, 8:00am-6:00pm; Class #61846. Cost $167.70. This class is designed to prepare the prospective supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. This course builds upon the basics in S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior but provides more detailed information about characteristics and interactions of the wildland fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography) that affect wildland fire behavior for safety purposes. Face Masks are required at this time. Prerequisites…

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February 2022

2022 Winter Council Meeting

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

This is your official save the date for our 2022 Winter Council Meeting to be held on Valentine’s Day, Monday February 14th, 2022, at 4:00pm Central! This meeting is open to all WPFC members and the public. Check back again two weeks before the event for more details, agenda, ballot, and Zoom link!

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NWCG S-390 Fire Behavior Calculations

February 15 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$311.90
Fox Valley Technical College

Fire Behavior Calculations – NWCG S-390 – When: Tuesday-Friday, February 15-18, 2022, 8:00am-6:00pm; Class #61847. Cost $311.90 Provides an introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, which develops knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction. Face Masks are required at this time Prerequisites for this course are S290 and S219. Questions or interest in taking this course please contact Jon Kellermann at kellermj@fvtc.edu or 920-225-5901.

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TPE Burn School

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
$25

This 1-day online class is for people without previous burn experience or those who want a refresher. The training follows the guidelines of the Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council and is taught by TPE volunteers. Successful participation in this training, plus a half-day field practical course provided by a local chapter, and helping on two TPE burns as an apprentice, provides the qualifications to be a new crew member on TPE burns. Key topics addressed: Why do we burn? Fire ecology Fire behavior Fire suppression…

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NE-MW RPFCCG Virtual Networking Forum

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Northeast-Midwest Regional Prescribed Fire Council Coordinating Group (NE-MW RPFCCG)Virtual Networking ForumWednesday, February 16, 20222:00 to 3:30 PM EASTERN / 1:00 to 2:30 PM CENTRAL   Purpose – Legislating the right to burn: An overview of prescribed burningstatutes and regulations Northeast-Midwest Regional Prescribed Fire Council Coordinating GroupZoom Meeting RoomNo registration is requiredhttps://osu.zoom.us/j/94738970595?pwd=VFRjTnZBdlRpZVl1b0RDZkVYOEgyZz09Meeting ID: 947 3897 0595Password: 972712One tap mobile+16513728299,,94738970595#,,,,0#,,972712# US (Minnesota)Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)Meeting ID: 947 3897 0595Password: 972712Find your local…

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Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – Feb

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$11.55
Fox Valley Technical College

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – 3 test times; arduous and moderate available. Cost $11.55 Friday Feb 25th 2022 from 1:30pm-3:30pm, class number 61852 Thursday March 24th 2022 from 3:30-5:30pm, class number 61853 Monday March 28th 2022 from 2:30-4:30pm, class number 61854 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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NWCG – Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2)

February 26 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 4:00 pm
$150

Course Information  The certifications given by the spring 2022 wildland firefighter course meet current federal (NWCG) standards for the entry-level position in the American wildland fire service: Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2). The certifications given are S-130: Firefighter Training, S-190: Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, L-180 Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service, IS-00100.c: Introduction to the Incident Command System, and IS-700.B An Introduction to the National Incident Management System. This course is presented in 40 hours in the classroom and…

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March 2022

NWCG S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$167.70
Fox Valley Technical College

Wildland Fire Chainsaws – NWCG S-212; When: Friday-Sunday, March 4-6 2022, 8:00am-6:00pm; Class #61844. Cost $167.70. 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). Face Masks are required at this time. Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email whitek@fvtc.edu or phone at…

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Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – Mar 24

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$11.55
Fox Valley Technical College

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – 3 test times; arduous and moderate available. Cost $11.55 Friday Feb 25th 2022 from 1:30pm-3:30pm, class number 61852 Thursday March 24th 2022 from 3:30-5:30pm, class number 61853 Monday March 28th 2022 from 2:30-4:30pm, class number 61854 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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NWCG RT-130 Annual Refresher

March 25 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$158.20
Fox Valley Technical College

Annual Refresher – NWCG RT-130; When: Friday and Saturday, March 25-26 2022, 8:00am-6:00pm; Class #61849. Cost $158.20. 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. Face Masks are required at this time. 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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Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – Mar 28

March 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
$11.55
Fox Valley Technical College

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test) – 3 test times; arduous and moderate available. Cost $11.55 Friday Feb 25th 2022 from 1:30pm-3:30pm, class number 61852 Thursday March 24th 2022 from 3:30-5:30pm, class number 61853 Monday March 28th 2022 from 2:30-4:30pm, class number 61854 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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