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S130/190 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training

(Both the online and in-person trainings are required)

Online: August 3 - 14, 2015


In-person: August 18 - 21, 2015

$125 - General Registration
$100 - Student Registration

This course is designed to provide entry level firefighter skills. Participants will receive NWCG certificates for S130, S190, and L180.

Course topics include:

 *   Proper tactics to extinguish fire with or without the use of water
 *   Why lookouts, communications, escape routes, and safety zones are important
 *   The primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfire
 *   How to recognize potentially hazardous situations
 *   Environmental factors of fuels, weather, and topography that affect the spread of wildland fire

Online trainings: Prior to the in-person training, participants must complete two self-paced online trainings:

 *   The FEMA IS-100 course online<> (2-4 hours of training; must bring proof of completion on 8/18/15)
 *   The online S190 course (6-8 hours of training, link provided on 8/3/15; test to be taken on first day of in-person training).

In-person training:

 *   Classroom: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (8/18, 8/19, 8/21) will consist of classroom instruction at the Doyle Conner Building in Gainesville
 *   Field: Thursday (8/20) will be an all-day field training at Ordway-Swisher Biological Station in Melrose


What to bring:

Classroom training:
    *   IS-100 Completion certificate
    *   Lunch (lunch is only provided on Thursday)

Field training:
    *   6 inch or higher leather boots
    *   Leather gloves
    *   PPE (optional)


Registration closes July 31, 2015

Cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;
no refunds will be offered after registration closes

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