FREE Wildland Firefighter Training

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April 6 - 08:00 am


April 9 - 04:00 pm

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Southeast Operations Center (SEOC)

Ocala, FL 34474

Ocala, FL, US, 34474

This training is FREE to any member of the public.  Upon successful completion of this training course and an Arduous Duty Work Capacity Test (WCT), individuals may be eligible for employment as a seasonal/CWN Wildland Firefighter with Chloeta. 

This is the minimum 40-hr course required for entry level employment as a wildland firefighter with Chloeta or any NWCG agency.  Chloeta recruits will be provided a code to register for free at the time of hiring.  Upon successful course completion participants will receive certificates for S-130 Basic Wildland Firefighter, S-190 Intro to Wildland Fire Behavior and L-180 Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service.  Students MUST complete the mandatory pre-course training of ICS-100 and IS-700 at the following links and email their certificates to no later than one day prior to this training course beginning.  



The first day of the course will consist of an Arduous Duty Work Capacity Test (aka “pack test”) which consists of walking three (3) miles in less forty-five (45) minutes with a forty-five (45) pound pack on.

The classroom time will consist of 40 total hours as five, 8-hour days. The last day will include a mandatory Arduous Duty Work Capacity Test.  

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By |March 8th, 2019|