Date: July 15th - 19th, 2019
Location: Fort Custer Training Center - 1201 Denso Road, Battle Creek, MI, 49037
Wildland Fire Chain Saws, S-212, is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course for individuals desiring to be qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1), Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), or Felling Boss, Single Resource (FELB) in the National Interagency Incident Management System: Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1).
The course will be led by Steve Woods (TNC), and will be taught by qualified instructors from across the midwest. The cost for the course is $400, which includes the course as well as breakfast and lunch. Lodging is not included. To set up lodging at Fort Custer Educational Center (for under $30/night) call (269) 731-6126.
The objectives of this course are the following:
Demonstrate the tactical application of chain saws in fireline construction and mop up operations.
Define and apply chain saw safety standards as required by OSHA and agency handbooks, manuals, directives, and owner’s manuals.
Identify and demonstrate basic chain saw operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and safety features.
We hope to see you there!