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Basic Wildland Firefighter Training

Offered during the HSU spring break

With Will Bojourques

Get a summer job or a career with a natural resource agency! Learn prescribed burning for habitat and conservation management! Obtain national certification!

This training is part of the wildland and prescribed fire qualifications system used by all federal agencies (such as the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs or U.S. Fish and Wildlife) and many state and private agencies.

This 5-day course will prepare you for national certification. Specifically, you will earn certificates for the following classes:

  • I-100 Introduction to Incident Command System
  • L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline
  • S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
  • S-130 Firefighting Training
  • IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Attendance all days is required. Pre-registration is required by March 5.

This course includes a field trip. All participants are required to complete a Release of Liability form. See General Information for details.

Mon.-Fri., March 12-16

8 a.m.-5 p.m. (One-hour break for lunch. On Fri. only, class starts at 6:30 a.m.)
HSU Campus: Harry Griffith Hall, room 226
$220 • Class # 27293: REGISTER ONLINE

Instructor Will Bojorques has worked in wildland fire for 15 seasons, two with the Bureau of Land Management and 13 with the US Forest Service. He is currently a fire prevention captain on the Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District of the Six Rivers National Forest. Will has experience working on handcrews, engines, fire prevention, fire investigation, and aviation.

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