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-200

Basic ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces students ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

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.

S-110

Basic Wildland Fire Suppression Orientation

NWCG

ON-LINE

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

MN DNR students contact Todd Manley for supporting materials.

S-260

Interagency Incident Business Management

MNICS

ON-LINE

John Kelly

Note this course requires a reference document Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook NFES 2160. MNDNR students contact the course administrator if you would like a hard copy of the book shipped to you.

 

2015 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

January 27-28, 2015

ICS-400

Advanced ICS

MNICS

MIFC Training

2015-01-09

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 2-6, 2015

S-404

Safety Officer

MNICS

MIFC Training Center Grand Rapids, MN

2015-01-16

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 10, 2015

RT-130 Instruct

Annual Fire Safety Refresher Instructor Handoff

MNDNR

MIFC Training Center, Grand Rapids, MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Please Contact Terry Flatley at 218-322-2702 to sign up for this course

February 11-12, 2015

S-131 / S-133

Advanced Firefighter Training / Look Up, Look Down, Look Around

MNDNR

MIFC Training Center, Grand Rapids, MN

2015-01-09

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 18-20, 2015

RX-301

Prescribed Burn Plan Implementation

MNICS

MIFC Training Center Grand Rapids, MN

Debbie Hahn
218-327-4338

Nominations Due TBD

February 23, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Rochester Community Technical College Sports Dome

2015-01-23

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

MNDNR Personnel wishing to take this WCT need to send their completed Minnesota Work Capacity Test Nomination Form to Jim Edgar by _January 23, 2015 (1630 hours).

February 27, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

East Central school (61085 State Hwy 23 Finlayson, MN

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

Contact Lance Meyan to sign up for this course. Start time is 1500 hours. TM

February 27, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Morrison county government Ceneter Little Falls

2015-02-20

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Please contact Deb Quinn to sign up for this course

February 28, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Beltrami Electric Building, Hwy 71 North, Bemidji MN

Greg Vollhaber
(218) 308-2065

Contact Cindy Tisdell@ 218-308-2065 or cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us to register. State employees will need to provide Cindy with their employee ID number. Bring your current (green cover) IRPG and a lunch to the session. Time 0900-1530; Instructors: Mike Ware and Kelly Sande

CANCELLED

S-490

Advanced Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

GLFFC

Madison Wisconsin

2015-01-30

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 2-6, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Askov Community Center, Askov, MN

2015-02-16

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

March 04, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Beltrami Electric Building, Hwy 71 North, Bemidji MN

Greg Vollhaber
(218) 308-2065

Contact Cindy Tisdell@ 218-308-2065 or cindy.tisdell@state.mn.us to register. State employees will need to provide Cindy with their employee ID number. Bring your current (green cover) IRPG and a lunch to the session. Time 0900-1530; Instructors: Mike Ware and Kelly Sande

March 9-13, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

DOT District 3 Lewis North Training Room, St Cloud MN

2015-01-16

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

The field day will be March 12th at Quarry Park. There will be no WCT offered with the course. Please contact Deb Quin at 320-616-2450 ext 228 to sign up for this course.

March 9-13, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Bemidji, MN (NTC training room ).

2015-02-13

Bill J Glesener
218-308-2364

Contact Elizabeth Bourquin to sign up +1 (218) 308-2361 elizabeth.bourquin@state.mn.us

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Forestry 912 Houston St NW Preston, MN 55965

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Sign up by calling or emailing: Jim Edgar DNR Forestry 912 Houston St. NW Preston, MN 55965 507-765-2740 jim.edgar@state.mn.us

March 10, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Warroad Community Center, Warroad MN

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Nancy Calder, by March 3rd, at 218-386-1304 to register. Start time is 0900. Instructor is Harlow Thompson.

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau High School (Indoor Track), Roseau MN

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Josh Donatell at 218-425-7793 by February 18th to sign up for WCT. Will run as many sessions as needed. Start time is 0930.

March 11, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Thomas Savage Visitor Center, Fort Snelling State Park

Mark Cleveland
651-259-5746

To sign up for this course, email Gene Groebner at gene.groebner@state.mn.us. Class Time 0900 - 1500.

March 11, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Thomas Savage Visitor Center, Fort Snelling State Park

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

To sign up, email Gene Groebner at gene.groebner@state.mn.us Preregistration is required. WCT will follow the RT-130 class room session and shelter deployment. Start time for the WCT will be approx. 3 p.m.

March 12, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet MN

Patrick Wherley
218-879-0880

This is a DNR and Fond du Lac BIA Sponsored Course. To reserve a spot, pleae call 218-878-5642, or send an email to Melinda.mulek@state.mn.us. The Refresher starts immediately at 0900, sign-in starts at 0830, so plan to arrive early. Lunch will be on your own; plan accordingly.

March 13, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Foley HS

2015-02-13

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Start time will be 9:00 am, we will have several heats throughout the day; we are hoping to go in to early evening. Please contact Peter Willis at 320-532-3137 Peter.Willis@state.mn.us

March 14, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cambridge Forestry office

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

The date/time/location is Saturday, March 14 0900 here at Cambridge Forestry office. Please contact Lisa wagner to sign up.

March 16-20, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

University of Minnesota

2015-02-20

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

March 16-20, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

LSC

Lake Superior College Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) - Gary, New Duluth

2015-02-13

Paula Castleman
1-800-232-8573

Or visit this link for more details https://webproc.mnscu.edu/registration/search/detail.html?campusid=302&courseid=000818&yrtr=20155&rcid=0302&localrcid=0302&partnered=false&parent=search

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Askov Community center.

Lance Meyen
320-245-6789

Please contact Lance Meyen to sign up for this course

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFWS

USFWS office at 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Remarks: Registration required. Interested students can e-mail eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507.831.2220 ext 15 to register. Space limited. Start Time: 0800

March 18, 2015

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFWS

USFWS office at 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Remarks: Registration required. Interested students can e-mail eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507.831.2220 ext 15 to register. Space limited. Start Time: ~1330

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hubbard Co Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Contact Donna Edelman to register at 218-732-3309. Start Time is 0900.

March 18, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau High School (Indoor Track), Roseau MN

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Josh Donatell at 218-425-7793 by Feb 18th to sign up. Will run as many sessions as needed. 0930 Start.

March 18, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Rushford Fire Hall, 407 South Elm Street, Rushford MN

Kevin O'Brien
507.523.2183

Sign up by calling or e-mailing Kevin o'Brien at 507-522-5063 or kevin.obrien@state.mn.us. Please bring an IRPG. There will "NOT' be a Work Capacity Test given. There is no deadline for signing up, but class size is limited to 25.

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

: Frontenac State Park shop

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

To register for the class contact Mike Wachholz via phone (651) 345-3216 x242 or email: michael.wachholz@state.mn.us Space limited to 30 students. Bring IRPG to class. WCT will be offered following the training.

March 19, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake City Forestry Office ??? 1801 S. Oak St 55041

2015-02-19

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Course Prerequisites: Send completed registration form in on time. Personnel taking the work capacity test should only take the test necessary for the position they are performing. Course Pre-work: WCT applicants need to send the nomination form to the course administrator listed below by February 19, 2015.

March 19, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MState Tech College, Detroit Lakes MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Federal employees contact Steve Schumacher to register at 218-844-3410; State employees contact Cherie Hegerle to register at 218-846-8363.

March 23-27, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids, MN

2015-03-02

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 23-27, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Preston Forestry Office, 912 Houston Street NW, Preston, MN

2015-03-06

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Registration begins at 0900 and class starts promptly at 0930 on 3/23/15. The Forestry Office is across the street from the Fillmore County Highway Dept. and Fillmore Co. Sheriff???s Office. No physical fitness testing is planned for this course. Fire gear is not necessary but students should come prepared for some field work with boots, gloves, eye and hearing protection and a hard hat. Come prepared for the weather as the field event is rarely postponed due to inclement weather.

March 24, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Warroad High School (Outside), Warroad MN

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930. Participants should contact Josh Donatell by Feb 24th, at Wannaska Forestry 218-425-7793. Will test at any fitness level.

March 26, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MN National Guard Facility, 3000 W. Airport RD, Faribault MN 55021.

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

Interested students can email me @ jim.wilson@state.mn.us or call 507.333.2012 ext 223 to register for the class. Space limited to 30 students. No WCT will be offered on this date. Start Time: 0900

April 01, 2015

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park Headquarters, 19041 Hwy. 74, Altura, MN 55910

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Bring your current (green) IRPG Sign up by calling or emailing: Jim Edgar DNR Forestry 912 Houston St. NW Preston, MN 55965 507-765-2740 jim.edgar@state.mn.us

April 01, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park Headquarters, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2015-03-01

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

MNDNR Personnel wishing to take this WCT need to send their completed Minnesota Work Capacity Test Nomination Form to Jim Edgar by March 1, 2015 (1630 hours). Personnel taking the WCT should only take the test necessary for the position they are performing. Time: Following the RT-130 session.

April 03, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Irish Sports Dome 13901 S. Robert Trail Rosemount, MN 55068

2015-03-31

Jim Wilson
507 333 2012 ext. 223

April 6-10, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Itasca State Park Interpretive Center

2015-03-16

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

May 12, 2015

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Warroad High School (Outside), Warroad MN

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930. Participants should contact Josh Donatell by April 12th, at Wannaska Forestry 218-425-7793. Will test at any fitness level.

June 1-5, 2015

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNWA

Wildland Fire Academy, Grand rapids, MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Online Registration Adv Minnesota

June 1-5, 2015

S-133

Look Up, Look Down, Look Around

MNWA

MN Wildfire Academy, Grand Rapids MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

2 Sessions will be offered at the academy. Nominations open February 2015. via online registration through Advanced Minnesota.

October 26-30, 2015

RX-310

Introduction to Fire Effects

MNICS

MIFC Training Center Grand Rapids, MN

Debbie Hahn
218-327-4338

Nominations Due TBD

 


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

FEMA

FEMA (Online)

GLFFC

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

Todd.Manley@state.mn.us

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

218-327-4338

dhahn@fs.fed.us

USFWS

Chris Mursu

320.273.2247

Chris_Mursu@fws.gov