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2014 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training (S130/190)

Natural Areas Training Academy

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

2014 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training (S130/190)

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Ended $125.00 $0.00
Student Ended $100.00 $0.00

Event Details

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED


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

 

Prior to the in-person training, participants must complete the I-100 course online (2-4 hours of training) and bring proof of completion on August 11.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday will be classroom instruction at the Waccasassa Forestry Center in Gainesville; Thursday will be an all-day field exercise at Ordway-Swisher Biological Station.

 What to bring:
Classroom training:

I-100 completion certificate (http://training.nwcg.gov/courses/i100.html)

Lunch (lunch is only provided on Thursday August 15 during the live fire exercise)

Field Training:

6 inch or higher leather boots

Leather gloves

PPE (optional)

 For more information contact:

Natural Areas Training Academy
(850) 875-7153
nata@ifas.ufl.edu

http://wec.ufl.edu/nata

Registration closes July 25, 2014

All cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;
no refunds will be offered after July 25, 2014

Have questions about 2014 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training (S130/190)? Contact Natural Areas Training Academy

When & Where


Waccasassa Forestry Center
5353 Northeast 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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