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S-212 Training at Fort Custer Training Center


  • Fort Custer Training Center 1201 Denso Road Battle Creek, MI, 49037 United States (map)

Attention: To be eligible to take S-212, you must have your FFT2 certification (S-130/190). Please check our events page for an upcoming S-130/190 training near you.

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!