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Upcoming Training

February 25, 2020 8:00 am

NWCG S-390 Fire Behavior Calculations

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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February 28, 2020 8:00 am

NWCG S212 – Wildland Fire Chainsaws

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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March 6, 2020 8:30 am

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

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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