2023 Pennsylvania Wildland Fire Academy

May 30-June 5th, 2023

This year’s academy includes our traditional offerings with a mix of public information, finance, and plans as well as skills certification/re-certification and a chainsaw program designed to facilitate the completion and certification of task books for faller trainees. Course offerings include classroom and field instruction.

Location: Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

Main Page: https://dffp.ticketleap.com/2023-pa-academy

Course Matrix: https://paprescribedfire.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/AcademyCourseMatrix-2023.pdf

Courses Available:

  • Advanced Chainsaw – Must have valid FAL2 or FAL1 task book
  • ATV/UTV Safety Training – PA resources only. Full course and two refresher sessions offered
  • A-219, Helicopter Transport of External Cargo – PA resources only
  • National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course
  • e-ISuite
  • FI-110, Wildland Fire Observations & Origin Scene Protection for First Responders
  • L-280, Followership to Leadership
  • S-130, Firefighter Training (Blended) – Field Day ONLY
  • S-131, Firefighter Type 1
  • S-203, Introduction to Incident Information
  • S-211, Portable Pumps and Water Use
  • S-212, Wildland Fire Chain Saws
  • S-215, Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
  • S-219, Firing Operations
  • S-248, Status/Check-In Recorder
  • S-260, Interagency Incident Business Management
  • S-261, Applied Interagency Incident Business Management
  • Basic Wildland Fire Crew – PA WFC candidates only
  • FFT1/CRWB OJT – PA WFC members only
Helicopter dropping fire suppression compounds on a raging ground fire underneath
2023 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy Matrix for June 12-16

2023 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy

June 12-16th, 2023

Location: Garrett College, McHenry, MD

Main Page: https://www.garrettcollege.edu/fire-academy.php

Course Matrix: https://www.garrettcollege.edu/images/fire-academy/2023/student-matrix.png

Courses Available (view course matrix):

  • A-219, Extended Cargo
  • FI-210, Wildland Fire Origin and Location Determination
  • M-410, Facilitative Instructor
  • PMS-419, Wildland Engine Operator
  • S-130, Firefighter (Instructor Led Full Class)
  • L-280, Followership to Leadership
  • S-200, Initial Attack IC
  • S-219, Firing Operations
  • S-211, Portable Pumps
  • S-231, Engine Boss
  • S-212, Wildland Fire Chainsaws
  • RX-301/341, Prescribed Fire Implementation and Plan Preparation (Online)
  • S-215, Fire Operations in the WUI (Online)
Wildfire trainees along a river supporting the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy June 12-16
2023 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy Matrix for June 12-16
2023 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy Matrix for June 12-16