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Wildland Fire Fighter Academy

Beginning in October 2019

MANDATORY orientation Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 9am -3pm

A mandatory program expectation, orientation, enrollment, equipment measuring and fit testing will be held on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 @ 0900 hrs. to 1500 hrs., on the Eureka Main Campus in Room AJ 101A. (If you do not make the orientation, you cannot enroll in the class)

Regular class schedule Friday, October 4th, 2019 through Sunday, January 5th, 2020:

  • Friday 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday 8am-6pm
  • Sunday 8am-6pm

Students completing this certificate will have the knowledge and skills to perform the duties of an entry-level wildland firefighter as required by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). Students are eligible to apply for Cal Fire certification on successful completion of the training.

In order to enroll in this program you must do the following:

  • Attend Orientation program on August 3rd, 2019
  • Complete the College of the Redwoods Medical Clearance Form (available at August meeting)
  • Return completed form to: College of the Redwoods, Fire Program office

For more information, please complete the form below and someone will be in touch.

Fire Training

If you’re interested in the CalFire Academy starting in the fall, please fill out the contact form and we’ll be in touch with more information.