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2024-25 Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog

Basic Wildland Firefighter Mini-Certificate

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Career Opportunities

The Wildland Firefighter Certificate will prepare students for a career with local and state fire departments and federal land management agencies (US Forest Service, etc.). Additionally, this certificate is designed for individuals with a general interest in wildland fire suppression; volunteer firefighters who would like to expand their knowledge and career opportunities; and currently enrolled students with an interest in supplementing their degrees.

Program Description

The Wildland Firefighter Program will provide students with a solid foundation in theory and application of wildland fire suppression concepts. This certificate will also provide training that exceeds the minimum requirements for prospective wildland firefighters as established by the National Fire Protection Association and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.

Program Requirements

Entrance Requirements:

Successful completion of any CCR course or qualifying placement score or exemption.

Graduation Requirements:

Successful completion of all course work with a grade of “C” or better.

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