Wildland Fire Academy

Wildland Fire Academy Now Accepting Applications

 An entry-level course offered in partnership with CALFIRE to prepare students for a career in the public service industry sector.

The Academy provides:
  • Entry-level employment training
  • Fire Service Certifications
  • Eligibility to apply for CALFIRE Basic Firefighter
  • NWCG S-190, S-130, L-180, ICS-100
  • Emergency Care Provider CPR Certificate D.O.T.
  • First Responder EMS Certification

  • High School credits may be applied to graduation (contact your high school counselor to verify)

CLICK HERE to download the 2021-2022 Basic Wildland Fire Academy Application

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What certificates will I receive? 
S-130, S-131, S-190, L-180, ICS 100, CPR/First Aid, Hazmat FRO & Decon, Confined Space Awareness, Firefighter Structural Safety & Survival, CALFIRE Basic Firefighter.
2. When do I need to schedule my screening test?               
The coordinator will contact you with a time and date after all the applications have been received.    
3. What if I cannot get my physical before the application deadline? 
Provide a doctor's note with the date of your physical.                        
4. Are all classes mandatory if I already have some of the certificates?   

Contact Information:
Lorilee Niesen, Director of Educational Services
(530) 473-1350 ext.10834