Training

Training Opportunities

The following training opportunities are available throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest. These opportunities will meet one or both of our set of standards.

Fox Valley Technical College

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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March 6, 2020 1:00 pm

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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March 27, 2020 8:00 am

Annual Refresher – NWCG RT-130

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...

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March 27, 2020 3:00 pm

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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Madison Area Technical College

Other Trainings

April 3, 2020 9:00 am

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

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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April 10, 2020 12:00 am

NWCG S290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR – ONLINE COURSE

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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April 13, 2020 9:00 am

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

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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April 28, 2020 9:00 am

S290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR – ONLINE COURSE

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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April 29, 2020 9:00 am

NWCG S219 – Firing Operations Course

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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