Minnesota Fire Training Calendar

Year

Sponsor

Course
       

Online Courses

Course Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Administrator

Remarks

IS-100

Introduction to ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

Emergency Management Institute version of I-100

IS-700

National Incident Management System: An Introduction

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents

IS-800

National Response Framework

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework. If this course is required for your ICS qualifications, please be sure to forward a copy of your certificate to your agency training coordinator so it can be added to your IQS records.

 

2018 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

January 22-26, 2018

L-381

Incident Supervision

MNICS

Camp Ripley

2017-12-15

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

January 22-24, 2018

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System

MNDNR

New Ulm Fire Dept - Main Station, 526 - 8th North St, New Ulm MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Register with Kristi Hose at 507-359-8225 or kristi@ci.new-ulm.mn.us The schedule is Day 1 (Jan 22nd) 1300-1700 and Days 2 & 3 (Jan 23rd & 24th) 0830-1700.

January 30, 2018

RT-130 Instruct

Annual Fire Safety Refresher Instructor Handoff

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2018-01-22

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

January 31 - February 1, 2018

S-131

Advanced Firefighter Training

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2018-01-05

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 12-16, 2018

S-390

Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2018-01-03

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 20-23, 2018

RT-372

Helicopter Manager Workshop

MNDNR

Camp Ripley - Little Falls MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 21-23, 2018

S-339

Division/group Supervisor

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2017-12-15

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 21-22, 2018

ICS-400

Advanced ICS

MNDNR

New Ulm Fire Dept - Main Station, 526 - 8th North St, New Ulm MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Register with Kristi Hose at 507-359-8225 or kristi@ci.new-ulm.mn.us Schedule is Feb 21 & 22, with 0830 - 1700 both days.

February 26, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

St Cloud DOT, 3725 - 12th St N, St Cloud MN

2018-02-15

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

To Enroll, please contact Jason Kern at 320-616-2450 x 230 or jason.kern@state.mn.us Bring IRPG. No Work Capacity Test offered at session. Lunch will be on your own. This is a combined session with the MN DOT. Start time is 0900.

February 27, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

General Andews Wildfire Training Room, Willow River MN

Kevin Carlisle
218-328-8867

Class time is 0930 - 1630. Please contact Kevin Carlisle to register 218-328-8867 or kevin.carlisle@state.mn.us This session is primarily for DNR Fish and Wildlife folks.

February 28, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Warroad Community Center, 222 Virginia Ave NE, Warroad MN

Adam Fisher
218-386-1304 x 308

To sign up, please contact Adam Fisher at 218-386-1304 x 308 or adam.fisher@state.mn.us The class time is 0830 - 1530.

March 02, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cedar Creek Ecosystems Science Center, 2600 Fawn Lake Dr NE, East Bethel MN

2018-02-27

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Time is 0900 - 1630. Work Capacity Test offered along with the RT-130. Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-689-7100 x 222 or vikki.olsen@state.mn.us

March 03, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cambridge DNR Office, 800 Oak Savanna Lane SW, Cambridge MN 55008

2018-02-27

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Time is 0900 - 1630. Work Capacity Test offered along with the RT-130. Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-689-7100 x 222 or vikki.olsen@state.mn.us

March 06, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Eagan Fire Station #2, 1001 Station Trail, Eagan MN

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Time is 0900 - 1630. Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-689-7100 x 222 or vikki.olsen@state.mn.us

March 07, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Dultuh MN

2018-03-02

Josh Muchow
218.878-5647

Time is 1500 - 1700 (2 heats) Heats will begin on the hour, every hour; limited to 15 folks per heat/hour. The course is in the UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Duluth MN. It is an indoor track and field. The surface is paved concrete with a rubberized surface; smooth, flat conditions. 12 laps = 1 mile A backup date for inclement weather will be in April (specific date TBD) at the Cloquet High School Track.

March 08, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Duluth MN

2018-03-02

Josh Muchow
218.878-5647

Time is 1500 - 1700 (2 heats) Heats will begin on the hour, every hour; limited to 15 folks per heat/hour. The course is in the UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Duluth MN. It is an indoor track and field. The surface is paved concrete with a rubberized surface; smooth, flat conditions. 12 laps = 1 mile A backup date for inclement weather will be in April (specific date TBD) at the Cloquet High School Track.

March 09, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Dultuh MN

2018-03-02

Josh Muchow
218.878-5647

Time is 0800 - 1600 (7 heats) Heats will begin on the hour, every hour; limited to 15 folks per heat/hour. The course is in the UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Duluth MN. It is an indoor track and field. The surface is paved concrete with a rubberized surface; smooth, flat conditions. 12 laps = 1 mile A backup date for inclement weather will be in April (specific date TBD) at the Cloquet High School Track.

March 12-16, 2018

S-190 / S-130 / L-180

Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior / Firefighter Training / Human Factors on the Fireline

MNDNR

Bemidji Fire Station, 312 Lake Ave SE, Bemidji, MN

2018-03-01

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Send Nominations to: Elizabeth Bourquin MN DNR NW Region Forestry 2115 Birchmont Beach Rd NE Bemidji, MN 56601 218-308-2361 Elizabeth.bourquin@state.mn.us

March 12-16, 2018

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

Human Factors on the Fireline / Firefighter Training / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNDNR

Minneapolis Emergency Operations Training Facility

2018-02-28

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-689-7100x222 vikki.olsen@state.mn.us

March 12, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Forestry Office, 912 Houston St NW, Preston MN

2018-03-05

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Class is from 0830 - 1330. Call or email Jim Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us. No Work Capacity Test will be given, after this RT-130 session. Bring your light green IRPG (Jan 2014 version). The backup date for inclement weather is March 16th.

March 14, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Orr American Legion, 4583 US-53, Orr MN

2018-03-12

Joe Weflen
218-300-7823

Contact Joe Weflen to register at 218-300-7823 or joseph.weflen@state.mn.us Sign-in begins at 0900, training begins at 0930. Attendees need to bring a writing utensil, Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) and leather fireline gloves. Lunch will be on your own, so plan accordingly.

March 14, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFWS

USFWS Office, 49663 County Rd 17, Windom MN

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Start time is 0800. Contact for sign up is Eric Earhart at 507-831-2220 x 15 or eric_earhart@fws.gov.

March 14, 2018

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFWS

USFWS Office, 49663 County Rd 17, Windom MN

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Start time is 1400 (Weather Dependent). Contact for sign up is Eric Earhart at 507-831-2220 x 15 or eric_earhart@fws.gov.

March 15, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Central Lakes College - Brainerd Campus, Room C-236

Craig Schultz
218-203-4432

Class starts at 0900. Submit nominations to Craig Schultz at 218-203-4432 or craig.schultz@state.mn.us Please bring IRPG. Lunch is on your own.

March 15, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet MN 218-879-4835

2018-03-09

Josh Muchow
218.878-5647

Class time is 0900 - 1600. Sign-in starts at 0830, so plan to arrive early. Lunch is on your own, so plan accordingly. Please bring an Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) The RT-130 Safety Refresher and Work Capacity Testing are required annually to keep current in the Incident Qualifications System (IQS)

March 16, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hibbing Memorial Building, 400 East 23rd St, Hibbing MN

2018-03-09

Nathan Eiting
218-735-3959

Sign up by contacting Sandy Chacich at 218-231-8022 or sandy.chacich@state.mn.us. Registration begins at 0830. The session runs from 0900 - 1600. All students should bring an IRPG, pen/pencil, notepad, and a pair of leather fireline gloves. Participants are responsible for their own lunch. A work capacity test (WCT/pack test) will not be given on this day.

March 20, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hubbard County Law Enforcement Center, 301 Court Avenue, Park Rapids MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Course is from 0900 - 1500. Register by calling Park Rapids Forestry at 218-732-3309. Please bring fire gloves, an IRPG, and a pen.

March 21, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

M-State College, 900 Hwy 34, Detroit Lakes MN

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Class is from 0900 - 1500. Register with Detroit Lakes Forestry at 218-846-8280. Please bring fire gloves, an IRPG, and a pen.

March 22, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Lake City Hall, 205 West Center St, Lake City MN 55041

2018-03-15

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Start time is 0830. Bring IRPG. Work Capacity Test (WCT) follows classroom session. Need to register for WCT separately, if planning to take that day.

March 22, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake City DNR Office, 1801 S Oak Street, Lake City MN

2018-02-22

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Start time is 1 hour after the conclusion of the RT-130 Course. Send WCT nominations via your agency training representative to Mike Wachholz, Lake City DNR Office, 1801 S Oak St, Lake City MN 55041 or 651-345-3216 x 242.

March 26-30, 2018

S-130 / L-180 / S-190

Firefighter Training / Human Factors on the Fireline / Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 27, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Crookston MN

Jason Ekstein

If interested, contact Jason Ekstein by email only. jason.ekstein@state.mn.us

March 27, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Crookston MN

Jason Ekstein

If interested, contact Jason Ekstein by email only. jason.ekstein@state.mn.us

March 28, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Area Office, Fergus Falls MN

2018-03-15

Maria Grunewald
218-739-7576x224

Class starts at 0830. Please call Maria Gunewald to register at 218-739-7576 x 224. Please bring IRPG, gloves, and lunch.

April 05, 2018

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2018-04-02

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Class is 0830 - 1330. Call or email Jim Edgar at 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us Bring your light green IRPG (Jan 2014 version). A Work Capacity Test will be given, after this RT-130 session. The start time for the WCT is approximately 1 hour, following the RT-130 session. The backup date for inclement weather is April 6th.

April 05, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2018-03-05

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Nominations to Jim Edgar at 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us Backup date for inclement weather is April 6, 2016

 


Questions about the calendar should be directed to your agency training representative:

Org.

Representative

Phone

Email

BIA

Bob Lintelmann

218-751-2011 ext. 406

robert.lintelmann@bia.gov

CPF

Mike Rice

218.547.6002x117

mikerice@fs.fed.us

DMA

Jason Linkert

jason.d.linkert.nfg@mail.mil

FEMA

FEMA (Online)

GLFFC

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

ICC

Lee Kessler

218-322-2356

leland.kessler@itascacc.edu

LSC

Paula Castleman

1-800-232-8573

p.castleman@lsc.edu]

MNDNR

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNICS

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

MNWA

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

todd.manley@state.mn.us

NPS

Brenda Miles

218-283-6662

brenda_miles@nps.gov

TNC

Matt Graeve

218.575.3032

mgraeve@tnc.org

USFS

Debbie Hahn

218-322-2707

dhahn@fs.fed.us

USFWS

Troy Boschee

218-736-0642

troy_boschee@fws.gov