Wildland Firefighting

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 12
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

This certificate is designed to provide the entry level wildland firefighter the skills necessary to enter and advance in the field of Wildland firefighting. It is comprised of several National Wildfire Coordinating Group courses; S-130 Firefighter Training, S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, I-100 Incident Command System Orientation, I-700 National Incident Management System Introduction, L-180 Human Factors, L-280 Followership to Leadership, S-131 Firefighter Type I, S-211 Wildland Portable Pumps, S-212 Wildland Fire Chain Saws and S-290 Intermediate Wildfire Behavior. Upon completion of this certificate the graduate will have the necessary background and certifications to gain employment by numerous natural resource agencies as well as the private sector. Annual physical agility tests and background checks will need to be successfully completed prior to employment.

Program Locations

  • Emergency Response Training Center - Duluth 55808

Labor Market Information

  • Firefighters
  • Median wage:$14.10/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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