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, 2019 8:00 am

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 S290 and S219. Class #64840 – NWCG S-390

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March 1, 2019 8:00 am

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 11/18/18. Class #64100 – NWCG S-212

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March 8, 2019 8:30 am

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

Three test times; arduous and moderate available. Friday March 8th 2019 from 8:30 am-10:30 am, class number 64224 Friday March 8th 2019 from 1-3 pm, class number 64225 Friday March 15th 2019 from 1:30-3:30 pm, class number 64226

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March 8, 2019 1:00 pm

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

Three test times; arduous and moderate available. Friday March 8th 2019 from 8:30 am-10:30 am, class number 64224 Friday March 8th 2019 from 1-3 pm, class number 64225 Friday March 15th 2019 from 1:30-3:30 pm, class number 64226

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March 15, 2019 1:30 pm

Work Capacity Test (Pack Test)

Three test times; arduous and moderate available. Friday March 8th 2019 from 8:30 am-10:30 am, class number 64224 Friday March 8th 2019 from 1-3 pm, class number 64225 Friday March 15th 2019 from 1:30-3:30 pm, class number 64226

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March 29, 2019 8:00 am

Annual Refresher

Compiles two NWCG classes. S-134 is a safety course focusing on personal firefighter safety. 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. Class #64101...

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Madison Area Technical College

February 15, 2019 8:00 am

Wildland Fire Training

The “red card” system is a national wildland qualifications system. This “red card” proves your level of wildland qualifications in every state of this country. There are three parts to the “red card” certification – classes such as S-130, S-190, L-180, task book (a checklist to the job) and physical testing. You can NOT “get”

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Other Trainings

March 15, 2019 9:00 am

Basic Wildland Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training S130/190

These courses are being offered through a partnership between Good Oak Ecological Services and Incident Management Specialist LLC.to the citizens in Wisconsin and Minnesota 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

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