Learn more and apply for Basic Firefighter Classes, hosted by the Cahuilla Band of Indians on January 8th - 12th and January 16th - 19th. Held in close partnership with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre and our Stewardship Pathways Program, this week-long training covers NWCG courses L-180, S-110, S-130, and S-190.
Basic Firefighter Classes: Cahuilla
Two course offerings!
Monday January 8 - Friday January 12, 2024
Tuesday January 16 - Friday January 19, 2024
Cahuilla Fire Station
39343 S. Cary Rd. Anza, CA 92539
This week-long training covers NWCG course L-180 (Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service), S-110 (Basic Wildland Fire Orientation), S-130 (Firefighter Training), and S-190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior). Exercises support participants with no experience in wildland fire and who hope to qualify as firefighters and incident and support personnel.
In association with the Climate Science Alliance Stewardship Pathways program, this training will highlight cultural and traditional knowledges and perspectives in support of land stewardship through the use of fire.
This training is hosted by the Cahuilla Band of Indians in close partnership with the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre, and the Stewardship Pathways Program, led by the Climate Science Alliance and its Tribal Working Group.
Who should apply?
Individuals from Indigenous and Tribal communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Participants must complete two courses prior to the training.
ICS 100 (Introduction to the Incident Command System): 2 hours https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.c&lang=en
IS 700 (An Introduction to the National Incident Management System: 3.5 hours https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.b&lang=en
I'm interested! How do I apply?
Nominations are due December 30, 2023. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a list of nominees. Include name, phone number, and email. If you have more than one nomination, please rank due to a max of 20 slots.
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Thank you to the Cahuilla Band of Indians for hosting the location of this training, and to the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre, and all participating partners for making this training possible.
Presented by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, the Stewardship Pathways Program invites people from across Southern California who are interested in creating or expanding a career focused on advancing Indigenous climate stewardship. Learn more about Stewardship Pathways at: www.climatesciencealliance.org/stewardship-pathways