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August 2021

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

August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
Fox Valley Technical College

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. Please complete IS100 and IS 700 prior to start date. When: Monday-Friday, August 9-13, 2021, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Class #51417 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

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NWCG S-131/S-211/S-133 Safety/Pumps/FF1

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
Fox Valley Technical College

S-133 and S-134 are now part of S-131 training but the class title has not changed to reflect this yet. S-131 is Firefighter Type 1 training. Sometimes called Squad Boss, these are the entry-level supervisors in wildland firefighting. S-211 consists of three skill areas including supply, delivery and application of water. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 (Please send a copy of S130/S190/L180 cert to Kelly when registering) When: Thursday/Friday/Saturday, August 19-21, 2021, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Class #…

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

August 30
Orchard Heights Shelter, 3960 Valley Ridge Road
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$280
Large tornado approaching a city

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…

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September 2021

NWCG S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior

September 10
Online
$280
Large tornado approaching a city

This Intermediate Fire Behavior Course S-290 is hosted by Incident Management Specialist LLC and 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 fifteen hours (current average), but may vary depending on level of student knowledge. This S-290 course is the second course in five course sequence developing wildland fire behavior prediction…

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NWCG S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 12 @ 6:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912-2277 United States
Fox Valley Technical College

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). Please send a copy of your certs to Kelly when registering. When: Friday/Saturday/Sunday, Sept 10-12, 2021, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Clas #51512 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at…

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October 2021

NWCG S-219 Firing Operations

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

This course offers planning, execution, safety, coordination and evaluation of an ignition operation on a wildland or prescribed fire. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180. Please send a copy of your certs to Kelly when registering. When: Friday/Saturday/Sunday, October 8-10, 2021, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Class #51424 Contact Kelly White for more information or help with enrollment by email or phone at 920-225-5950.

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