Certified Prescribed Fire Manager Training Course
|Course Objective and Description:
||Ohio Certified Prescribed Fire Manager Training course is designed to meet the training requirements to become certified as a prescribed fire manager by the Ohio Division of Forestry. This course is designed to instruct prospective prescribed fire managers about basic fire ecology, prescribed fire planning, firing methods, smoke management, burn management, contingency planning, fire behavior predictions, and burn plan development.
||This course designed for individuals that will be working as burn bosses on prescribed fires in Ohio. This course is required for those planning on becoming Certified Prescribed Fire Managers in Ohio.
||Direct experience on a minimum of 10 wildland fires / prescribed burns
Direct experience on a minimum of three wildland fires / prescribed burns and successful completion of the National Wildland Fire Coordinating Group course S-130 Firefighter Training and S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior.
||Approximately 30 hours
||10:00 a.m. October 21, 2013 to 3:30 p.m. October 24, 2013
||USDA Forest Service Research Station 359 Main Road Delaware, Ohio 43015
||30 students maximum
||Approximately $80 (Do not pay until formally accepted into the course)
||Fill out trainee profile and return to:
Mike Bailey, Fire Training Coordinator
Ohio Division of Forestry
Ohio Fire Academy
8895 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
Phone (614) 752-7177
Or E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Trainee Profile Due Date:
||September 27, 2013
All applicants will be contacted by email, mail or phone prior to October 8, 2013.