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Campus: Larimer Campus

Wildland Fire Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one semester Certificate in Wildland Fire and enter the workforce. Students explore characteristics of wildfire, firefighter skills, and fire ecology. This certificate program provides instruction on environmental factors that affect the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. Entry-level wildland firefighter skills are taught. Successful completion of this certificate can lead to a "Red Card," the Interagency Incident Qualification Card for an entry-level career as a wildland firefighter.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
FSW 100S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire

1

FSW 101S-130 Firefighting Training

2

FSW 143S-212 Wildfire Chain Saws

2

Total Credit Hours:5

Total Credit Hours: 5