Basic Wildland Firefighter Training

FOR 480, 23926

With Will Bojorques

Get a summer job or a career with a natural resource agency. Learn prescribed burning for habitat and conservation management and 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.

All courses (L-180, S-130, S-190) are combined and will be placed on a single certificate, signed by the lead instructor and awarded to each individual student upon successful completion of the entire 40-hour course.

Prior to participating in this course, you must complete the following two certificates online:

Please print out and bring your certificates to the first day of class. Release of Liability Form required.

Mon.-Thurs., March 13-16, 2023, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (on campus: TBA; one hour for lunch)
& Fri., March 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (off campus field day)

$220   •   FOR 480, 1 unit   •   Class #: 23832

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Will Borjorques

Will Bojorques

Instructor Will Bojorques has 10 years teaching basic wildland fire training/FOR 480. He has 19 years fighting wildland fire (17 with the US Forest Service, two with the Bureau of Land Management). Module experience: Seven years with hand crews, one year with Type 6 engines, 11 years in wildland fire prevention. Red Card Qualifications: Type 4 Incident Commander, Taskforce Leader, Type 1 Firefighter, Crew Boss, Heavy Equipment Boss, and Fire Prevention Technician.