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Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp

posted Jul 17, 2014, 8:35 AM by DA Walsh
The Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp is a two weekend training session to help you expand your skill set and increase your marketability in the field of wildland
firefighting. Although the training focuses on women in wildland fire, all interested persons are encouraged and invited to attend.

WHAT: Wildland Fire Fundamentals
WHEN: Sept. 5‐7, and Sept. 12‐14, 2014
WHERE: USFS Southwestern Regional Office, Albuquerque, NM
Overview: The first weekend will offer a comprehensive introduction to wildland firefighting including required training to meet the Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) qualifications. Weekend two will complete the required training and field work and provide enhancement sessions to help you seek job opportunities in wildland firefighting. Attendance at both weekends is required.

Course Offerings:
I‐100 (Introduction to Incident Command system) ** required pre‐work
S‐130 Basic Wildland Fire Fighting
S‐190 Introduction to Wildland fire Behavior
L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline
Enhancement Sessions:
What is wildland firefighting?
“Are You FireFit?”
Completing the E‐Recruit application process
Networking and Panel Discussion w/experts
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For additional information and the nomination form go to:
www.fs.usda.gov/main/r3/fire‐aviation
New Mexico contact:
Bequi Livingston (505) 842‐3412
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