Applications are open for our upcoming S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws training course, which will be held on Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th at the Viejas Casino & Resort Willow Conference Center. Learn more on today's blog!
We invite you to apply for our upcoming S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws training course, which will be held on Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th at the Viejas Casino & Resort Willow Conference Center. Download the flyer and learn more below!
This is an instructor-led course intended to be presented at the local level. The course lessons provide introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws, and their tactical wildland fire application. Field exercises support entry level training for firefighters with little or no previous experience in operating a chainsaw, providing hands-on cutting experience in surroundings similar to fireline situations.
When and where is it?
Monday, February 12th - Friday, February 16th, 2024
Viejas Casino & Resort - Willow Conference Center
5000 Willow Rd. Alpine, CA 91901
Who should register?
Individuals desiring to be qualified as Basic Faller (FAL3), Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1), Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), or Felling Boss, Single Resource (FELB). Individuals from Indigenous and Tribal communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Prerequisites include FFT2 (Firefighter Type 2).
I'm interested! How do I register?
Nominations are due February 2nd, 2024. Send an email to email@example.com with a list of nominees. Include name, IQCS number, email, contact info and how much chainsaw experience. If you have more than one nomination, please rank due to max of 15 slots.
Find more information about this course at https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/training-courses/s-212
This training is hosted by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in close partnership with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre, La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, and Stewardship Pathways Program — led by the Climate Science Alliance and its Tribal Working Group. Instruction provided by: Sycuan & Laguna Hotshots.
For more trainings like this one, visit: tinyurl.com/stewardship-pathways