Minnesota Fire Training Calendar

Year

Sponsor

Course
       

Online Courses

Course Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Administrator

Remarks

IS-100

Introduction to ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

Emergency Management Institute version of I-100

IS-700

National Incident Management System: An Introduction

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents

IS-800

National Response Framework

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. If this course is required for your ICS qualifications, please be sure to forward a copy of your certificate to your agency training coordinator so it can be added to your IQS records.

 

2017 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Montevideo Training and Community Center (TACC), 711 South 17th Street, Montevideo MN

Walt Gessler
320-752-4394

Time is 0900 - 1500. Sign up by contacting Chris Kleven, MN DNR, Division of Fish & Wildlife, Lac qui Parle Wildlife Area, 14047 20th St NW, Watson MN 56295 at 320-734-4451 x 222. Bring your current (green) IRPG with you.

March 23, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ralph Road near LaCroix Ranger Station, Cook MN

2017-03-17

Joe Weflen
218-300-7823

Pperwork and registraton to begin at 0930 at the LaCroix Ranger Station parking lot, briefing at 0945, and testing to begin promptley at 1000.

March 23, 2017

FALB

Faller B Certification

MNDNR

General Andrews Training Room, Willow River MN

2017-03-17

John Furr
320-245-6789

FAL2s needing recertification and FAL2 trainees will be given preference for this session. If there is room, some FAL3s may be allowed in the session. When registering, please provide your current saw quals to the administrator. **OSHA/ANSI approved chainsaw boots (or equivalent) - Kevlar lined w/ hard toe required for all State of MN employees. * Bring a lunch* Training site and field location will be at the General Andrews Nursery, Willow River MN. The administrator will email all attendees further details prior to the training date. Please be sure to bring your own saw boots, chainsaw, and necessary supplies/maintenance equipment. **All sawyers need to be current on their 1st Aid/CPR prior to running a saw aside from a refresher/re-certification training where other qualified personnel are present.

March 24, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hibbing Memorial Building; 400 East 23rd St, Hibbing MN 55746

2017-03-20

Nathan Eiting
218-735-3959

Sign up by contacting Sandy Chacich 218-231-8022 or sandy.chacich@state.mn.us Registraton begins at 0830. The session begins at 0900 and ends at 1600. All students should bring an IRPG, a pen/pencil and a pair of leather fireline gloves. Participants are responsible for their own lunch. A work capacity test (WCT/pack test) will not be given on this day.

March 24, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids MN

2017-03-21

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Call Park Rapids DNR Forestry at 218-732-3309 to reserve a spot.

March 25, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids MN

2017-03-22

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Call Park Rapids DNR Forestry at 218-732-3309 to reserve a spot.

March 27, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

High School Track - Montevideo MN

2017-03-23

Dan Angelo
320-752-4394

Start time is 0900. You may have to supply your own pack or vest.

March 28, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Laurentian RD

John Abts
218.229.8816

Start time is 0900.

March 28, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Cass Lake Supervisor's Office, Cass Lake MN

Ben Roy
218.246.3456

Time is 0900 - 1500.

March 28, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

King Elementary School Outdoor Track, Deer River MN

Clarissa Spicer
218-783-6935

Start time is 1000. To register, participants should send their completed nominations to deer-river.dispatch@state.mn.us

March 29, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University Indoor Track, Bemidji MN

2017-03-27

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

Times are 1000 and 1100. There will be room for 10 at each time slot. Call Bemidji Area Office to register with Cindy Tisdell or Sue Titera 218-308-2065.

March 30, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

M-State College, 900 Hwy 34, Detroit Lakes MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Federal employees and TNC should register with Steve Schumacher (USFWS) 218-844-3410. DNR employees should register with Detroit Lakes Forestry 218-846-8280. Please bring fire gloves, IRPG, and a pen.

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Two Harbors Fire Hall, Two Harbors MN

2017-03-10

Aaron Mielke
+1 (218-387-6031

Registration starts at 0830, with the class starting promptly at 0900. Space is limited. Please call 218-834-1420 to pre-register. Participants should bring a Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) and Gloves.

March 30, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Detroit Lakes Middle School Outdoor Track

2017-03-15

Terrence (TJ) Clavin
218-846-8281

Call 218-846-8281 to sign up. There will be two sessions of WCTs, one at 0730 (before the RT-130 session) and one at 1530 (after the RT-130 session). People should come 15 minutes early to stretch and to hear an explanation of the rules.

March 31, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hubbard County Law Enforcement Center, 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Time is 0900 - 1500. Register by calling Park Rapids Forestry at 218-732-3309. Please bring fire gloves, an IRPG, and a pen.

April 03, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MIFC, 402 SE 11th Street, Grand Rapids MN

2017-04-02

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

To reserve a spot in the class, please call Gina Hale at 218-322-2694. Times are Registration at 0830, with the class starting at 0900.

April 04, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Superior NF Supervisor's Office, Duluth MN

Mike Mansson
218-370-0313

Time is 1000. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

April 05, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ralph Arena, Thief River Falls MN

Jason Ekstein
218-637-2156

April 05, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Office, Thief River Falls, MN

Jason Ekstein
218-637-2156

Start time is 10:30.

April 05, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN

2017-03-04

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Time - Following RT-130 at approximately 1330 - 1400. Backup date for inclement weather is April 7, 2017. Send nominations to Jim Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us. Arduous, Moderate and Light test can be taken.

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park HQ, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN

2017-03-31

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Call or email Jim Edgar jim.edgar@state.mn.us to register. Bring your light green Jan 2014 IRPG. A Work Capacity Test will be given after this RT-130 session. Start time for the WCT will be approx 1 hour following the RT-130 session. See announcement and nomination form for this on separate calendar listing.

April 05, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

International Falls High School Outdoor Track, International Falls MN

2017-02-27

Dave Larson
218-276-2237 x 222

Time is 1000 - 1200. Limited number of weight vests. Will plan to test in 2 batches. Plan for possibility that you might be in either of the batches. Arrive before 0930 to allow time for administrative obligations. Must be pre-scheduled and medically cleared to participate.

April 06, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Lacroix RD

Tom Roach
218.666.0047

Start time is 0900.

April 06, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Windom MN

Judy Markl
507.468.2248

Time is 0830 until approximately 1330.

April 06, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

King Elementary School Outdoor Track, Deer River MN

Clarissa Spicer
218-783-6935

Start time is 1000. To register, participants should send their completed nominations to deer-river.dispatch@state.mn.us

April 07, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids MN

2017-04-04

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Call Park Rapids DNR Forestry at 218-732-3309 to reserve a spot.

April 07, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

New Ulm MN

Casey McCoy
507-359-6048

Start time is 0830.

April 07, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

New Ulm MN

Casey McCoy
507-359-6048

The Work Capacity Test will start immediately following the RT-130.

April 08, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids MN

2017-04-05

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 1000. Call Park Rapids DNR Forestry at 218-732-3309 to reserve a spot.

April 10-14, 2017

S-258

Incident Communications Technician

NWCG

MIFC

2016-02-07

send nominations to: Kirk Maskalick kmaskalick at blm . gov Phone: 208-387-5861 Fax: 208-387-5560 Phone: 208-387-5861 Fax: 208-387-5560

April 10, 2017

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

King Elementary School Outdoor Track, Deer River MN

Clarissa Spicer
218-783-6935

Start time is 1000. To register, participants should send their completed nominations to deer-river.dispatch@state.mn.us

April 11, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Virginia High School Track, Virginia MN

John Abts
218.229.8816

Start time is 1000. Contacts are John Abts 218-229-8816 jabts@fs.fed.us and Tom Roach 218-666-0047 troach@fs.fed.us

April 20, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Cascade Beach Road

Justin O'Brien
218-663-8610

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

April 20, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Tofte Town Hall

Justin O'Brien
218-663-8610

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

April 25, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Kawishiwi RD

Mike Klick
218-365-7568

Start time is 1100.

April 25, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Trezona Trail, Ely MN

Mike Klick
218-365-7568

Start time is 0930.

May 03, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Cascade Beach Rd

Justin O'Brien
218-663-8610

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

May 03, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Schroeder Town Hall

Justin O'Brien
218-663-8610

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

May 23, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Kawishiwi RD

Mike Klick
218-365-7568

Start time is 1100.

May 23, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Trezona Trail, Ely MN

Mike Klick
218-365-7568

Start time is 0930.

June 13, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Virginia High School Track, Virginia MN

John Abts
218.229.8816

Start time is 1000. Contacts are John Abts 218-229-8816 jabts@fs.fed.us and Tom Roach 218-666-0047 troach@fs.fed.us

June 13, 2017

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFS

Gunflint Ranger Station

Patrick Krage
218-387-3251

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

June 16, 2017

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFS

Cascade Beach Rd

Patrick Krage
218-387-3251

Time is 0900. Please contact the administrator well in advance, to reserve a spot.

 


Questions about the calendar should be directed to your agency training representative:

Org.

Representative

Phone

Email

BIA

Bob Lintelmann

218-751-2011 ext. 406

robert.lintelmann@bia.gov

CPF

Mike Rice

218.547.6002x117

mikerice@fs.fed.us

DMA

Jason Linkert

jason.d.linkert.nfg@mail.mil

FEMA

FEMA (Online)

GLFFC

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

ICC

Lee Kessler

218-322-2356

leland.kessler@itascacc.edu

LSC

Paula Castleman

1-800-232-8573

p.castleman@lsc.edu]

MNDNR

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNICS

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNWA

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

NPS

Brenda Miles

218-283-6662

brenda_miles@nps.gov

TNC

Matt Graeve

218.575.3032

mgraeve@tnc.org

USFS

Debbie Hahn

218-322-2707

dhahn@fs.fed.us

USFWS

Troy Boschee

218-736-0642

troy_boschee@fws.gov