Summer Wildland Fire School
The Summer Wildland Fire School is a training partnership between College of Eastern Idaho, U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. The mission of this program is to train local residents for employment as seasonal wildland firefighters. Between 60-to-85 new wildland firefighters are trained annually to respond to wildland fires in southern Idaho, western Wyoming, all of Utah, Nevada, and nationally
The cornerstone of this program is the Basic Fire School. The purpose of this one-week course is to train Type 2 Wildland Firefighters in basic firefighting skills. The course introduces students to the fire behavior factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. In addition, a variety of National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) fire suppression, leadership, and incident command system courses are offered during the fire school.
Fees & Registration
Workforce Training & Continuing Education
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How to Sign Up for a Class
How to Register...
Click on the link above the picture of the catalog. Create your student profile (or sign in using your username and password). Navigate to the class you are interested in attending and click on “Add to Shopping Cart,” then proceed through checkout.
If you wish to pay by check, complete the registration form and mail it, along with your check to: Workforce Training & Continuing Education, 1600 S. 25th E., Idaho Falls, ID 83406. Please ensure that all the required information is completed on the form – missing information may cause a delay in processing your registration. Full payment is due at the time of registration.