Wildland Fire Courses

Classes Offered as In-person, Remote or Hybrid

Course Delivery Methods

In-person (Face to Face): Traditional learning, measured by "required in-person meetings" incorporating lectures, laboratories, field days and/or simulations at a designated location. 

Remote/VILT (Virtual Instructor Led Training): Online course that eliminates geography between instructor and student. A web-based, technology enhanced course facilitated and driven by an instructor, using tools such as ZOOM and Google Sites.

Hybrid (Blended Delivery): A multi-format course that requires a combination of delivery methods. For example, VILT/Online lecture in combination with required In-person meeting(s) between student and instructor.

Self-directed  (Independent Study): Students complete course at a distance, with limited to no instructor interaction to complete the course.

Wildland Fire Course Schedule

Clackamas Community College has a memorandum of understanding with Pacific Northwest Wildfire Coordinating Group (PNWCG) to deliver NWCG wildland fire courses. All of our courses and instructors meet or exceed NWCG standards PMS 310-1 and PMS 901-1. 

All fire classes sponsored by CCC meet or exceed federal NWCG standards. Upon successful course completion students will receive Certificates of Completion from Clackamas Community College.  

**For some courses, National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certificates are issued upon successful completion **

You must register as a student and pay through www.clackamas.edu if you would like college credit for our courses.

*Not all courses are available for college credits*

Spring 2024 Course Offerings

RT-130 Fire Refresher

Dates/Times: April 6, 2024

Tuition: $80

S-270 Basic Air Operations

Dates/Times: April 8-9, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $165

S-131 Firefighter Type 1

Dates/Times: April 15-16, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $165

S-230 Crew Boss

Dates/Times: April 17-19, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $265

S-231 Engine Boss

Dates/Times: April 29-30, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $165

S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

Dates/Times: May 1-4, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $495

RT-130 Fire Refresher

Dates/Times: May 4, 2024

Tuition: $80

L-280 Followership to Leadership

Dates/Times: May 5-7, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $265

Winter 2024 Course Offerings

S-215 Fire Operation in the Wildland Urban Interface

Dates/Times: February 23-25, 2024

0830am - 1700pm

Tuition: $250

S-211  Portable Pumps and Water Use

Dates/Times: March 9 & 10, 2024

0800am - 1800pm

Tuition: $185

S-244 Field Observer

Dates/Times: March 11-14, 2024

0830-1700 Daily

Tuition: $320

 Sign up & Pay: S-244 

S-200 Initial Attack IC

Dates/Times: March 15 & 16, 2024

0830-1700 Daily

Tuition: $170

Sign up & Pay: S-200  

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior

Dates/Times: March 18-21, 2024

0830-1700 Daily

Tuition: $345

Sign up & Pay: S-290  

FALL 2023 Offerings

FI-110  Wildland Fire Observations and Origin Scene Protection for First Responders 

Dates/Times: December 2, 2023

0800am - 1600pm

Tuition: $160

S-212 Wildfire Power Saws

Dates/Times: October 26, 27 and 30,31,  2023 

0830-1730 Daily

Tuition: $495

Clackamas Fire District Classes

Cancellation/Refund Policy: All cancellations must be received 48 hours, two days, prior to delivery to receive a refund. A full refund will be issued within 48 hours of the refund request.

Required/Recommended Training