Prescribed & Wildlands Fire Training

In cooperation with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Shawnee RC&D is pleased to offer assistance with required fire training to qualify individuals for Burn Crew and Burn Boss designations in the state of Illinois.

Additionally, the RC&D currently has funding for projects utilizing prescribed fire and maintains a list of active fire fighters interested in per diem fire control work.

If you are interested in obtaining your fire credentials, or in being placed on the burn crew work list, please complete the information form and our staff will be in contact with you.

 

40 Hours Basic Wildland Firefighter Requirements

 

Course:  40 Hours Basic Wildland Firefighter, Online Courses and Field Day

Online Courses: Complete the courses in the order listed below.

Minimum training required by Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Southern Illinois Prescribed Burn Association for participation on an active burn

1) ICS-100, Intro. To Incident Command System (2006)

2) L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (Online) 2014

3) S-130, Firefighter Training (Blended) (2008).

4) S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (Online) 2008

Minimum training required by the Shawnee National Forest for participation on an active burn

1) ICS-100, Intro. To Incident Command System (2006)

2) L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (Online) 2014

3) S-110, Basic Wildland Fire Orientation (2014)

4) S-130, Firefighter Training (Blended) (2008).

5) S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (Online) 2008

6) IS -700.a, NIMS: An Introduction

NOTE:

 ICS-100 can be found at FEMA, Emergency Mgmt. Institute, http://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b

L-180, S-110, S-130 and S-190 can found at NWCG Training and Qualifications, http://training.nwcg.gov/online.html (Select “Blended Course” for S-130.)

IS-700.a can be found at FEMA, Emergency Mgmt. Institute, http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is700a.asp.

  • Provide documentation/certificates to verify completion of modules and courses to course administrator before you attend the Field Day.

 

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