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-200

Basic ICS

FEMA

ONLINE

FEMA (Online)

This course introduces students ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

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.

S-110

Basic Wildland Fire Suppression Orientation

NWCG

ON-LINE

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

MN DNR students contact Todd Manley for supporting materials.

S-260

Interagency Incident Business Management

MNICS

ON-LINE

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Note this course requires a reference document Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook NFES 2160. MNDNR students contact the course administrator if you would like a hard copy of the book shipped to you.

 

2016 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

CANCELED

RX-341

Prescribed Burn Plan Development

MNDNR

General Andrews Wildfire Training Center, Willow River, MN

2016-01-28

Debbie Hahn
218-322-2707

February 16, 2016

RT-130 Instruct

Annual Fire Safety Refresher Instructor Handoff

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids, MN

2016-02-08

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Please contact Terry Flatley to sign up for the course.

FULL

S-131 / S-133

Advanced Firefighter Training / Look Up, Look Down, Look Around

MNICS

MIFC, Grand Rapids, MN

2016-01-25

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

FULL

S-390

Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

MNICS

MIFC Training Room Grand Rapids, MN

2016-01-15

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 22, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Northwoods Arena, Cloquet MN

2016-02-15

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

Please sign up through Pat Wherley 218-878-5646. 0900 - 1200 is booked for CCM folks (30 total); 1200 - 1630 is open to DNR smokechasers and regular employees. Testing begins on the hour, every hour. Limited to 10 folks/hour. Matt Kearns will be the administrator for the WCT. The course is in the Cloquet Area Recreation Center indoor hockey arena. It is a walking/running course located above the bleacher of the main ice rink. The surface is paved concrete; smooth, fat conditions. 8 laps = 1 mile.

February 25, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Rochester Community & Technical College Sports Bubble, 851 - 30th Ave SE, Rochester MN 55904

2016-01-25

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Time is 0800 - 1200. Send nominations to Jim Edgar at 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us

February 29, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Morrison County Government Center, 213 1st Avenue SE, Little Falls MN

2016-02-15

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

No work Capacity Test will be given with this session. Session time is 0900-1500

March 1-3, 2016

S-219

Firing Operations

MNICS

General Andrews Wildfire Training Center

2016-02-22

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 1-7, 2016

CAFBC

CANADIAN ADV FIRE BEHAVIOR

GLFFC

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

2016-02-01

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 02, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University (BSU) Indoor Track

Joe Rucinski
218-308-2067

The time is from 0900 - 1100.

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

DMA

Camp Ripley Environmental, Building 11-1 (TACC), 15000 Hwy 115, Little Falls MN 56345

2016-02-08

Jason Linkert

Contact Jason Linkert at 320-616-2723. Bring IRPG. Time is 0800 - 1530

March 05, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Northern Town Hall, Bemidji MN

Joe Rucinski
218-308-2067

Contact Joe Rucinski to register. Start time is 0900.

March 07, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau HS Indoor Track, Roseau MN

2016-03-01

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930.

March 7-11, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

DOT District 3 Conference Center, 3725 12th Street North, St Cloud

2016-02-05

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Field Day will be at Quarry Park in Wait Park MN

March 08, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Drive, Duluth MN

2016-03-03

Jon Handrick
12189997843

Class size 15 participants/hour (max 105 per day). Applicants need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form in by March 3rd. Include on application your preferred time/date for testing. Tests will be held on the hour, starting at 0900, with the last heat going at 1500. Participants need to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Forestry Office, 912 Houston St NW, Preston MN

2016-03-01

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Call 507-765-2740 or email Jim Edgar jim.edgar@state.mn.us to register. NO Work Capactiy Test will be given after this RT-130 session. Bring your light green Jan 2014 IRPG. Times are 0830 - approx 1330. Backup date for inclement weather is March 11th.

March 09, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Hibbing Memorial Building, 400 East 23rd St, Hibbing MN 55746

2016-03-03

Nathan Eiting
218-735-3959

Registration begins at 0830; Session begins at 0900 and ends by 1600. Sign up by contacting Sandy Chacich at 218-231-8022 or sandy.chacich@state.mn.us All students should bring and IRPG, a pen/pencil, 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 09, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School Indoor Track, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Contact - Wes Belanger 218-634-2172 x 237

March 09, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

General Andrews Training Center, Willow River MN

Shelly Gockowski
320.245.6789

Contact Shelly Gockowski to register at 320-245-6789. No Work Capacity Test will be offered that day.

March 09, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Drive, Duluth MN

2016-03-03

Jon Handrick
12189997843

Applicants need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form in by March 3rd. Include on application your preferred time/date for testing. Tests will be held on the hour starting at 0900, with the last heat going at 1500. Participants need to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.

March 09, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Northern Town Hall, Bemidji MN

Joe Rucinski
218-308-2067

Contact Joe Rucinski to register. Start time is 0900.

March 10, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Warroad Community Center, Warroad MN

2016-03-03

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Contact Josh Donatell or Nancy Calder (218-386-1304) to register. Pleae bring green IRPG. Start time is 0900.

March 10, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Eagan Fire Station #2, 1001 Station Trail, Eagan MN 55121

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Sign up with Vikki Olsen at 7636-689-7100x222 or vikki.olsen@state.mn.us Start time is 0900. Bring IRPG

March 10, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Morse Town Hall, 32775 Hwy 46, Deer River MN

2016-03-07

Darren Neuman
+1 (218) 327-4435

To reserve a spot, MN DNR registration is with Sandy Bromenschenkel 218-246-8343x221 or sandy.bromenschenkel@state.mn.us. USFS registration is through Adam Cook at 218-246-3454. Sign in/Registration will begin at 0830. The session will start at 0900 and conclude at 1530. Please bring your own lunch and an IRPG.

March 10, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

American Legion, Orr MN

2016-03-03

Thor Pakosz
218-753-4500x266

Attendants are responsible for their meal. Bring a writing implement, copy of the Incident Response Pocket Guide and leather fire gloves. Presentation begins at 0900.

March 10, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet MN

2016-03-08

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

Times are 0900 - 1600. Sign-in starts at 0830 so plan to arrive early. Lunch: On your own, plan accordingly. If you attend, please bring an Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) The Refresher and Work Capacity Testing are required annually to keep current in the Incident Qualifications system (IQS).

March 10, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau High School Indoor Track

2016-03-03

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Time is 3:30 PM.

March 11, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Foley High School - Little Falls Area

2016-02-29

Peter Willis

Various times during the day - Likely 0900; 1045; 1230; 1400; and 1730. Email registration preferred to peter.willis@state.mn.us There will be multiple heats throughout the day, so a note as to the time frame that works best for you will be considered. Confirmation of heat time will be sent by email.

March 11, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, 2660 Fawn Lake Dr NE, East Bethel MN 55005

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Contact Vikki Olsen at 763-689-7100x222 or vikki.olsen@state.mn.us Start time is 0900. Bring IRPG. A Work Capacity Test will be offered also, weather permitting.

March 12, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Cambridge DNR Office, 800 Oak Savanna Ln, Cambridge MN

Lisa Wagner
763-689-7100

Contact Vikki Olsen at 763-689-7100x222 or Vikki.olsen@state.mn.us Start time is 0900. Bring IRPG. A Work Capacity Test will be offered, weather permitting.

March 12, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Sauk Rapids Fire Station, 408 N Benton Dr, Sauk Rapids MN 56379

2016-02-24

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

No Work Capacity Test will be given with this session. Session time is 0900-1500.

March 12, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School Indoor Track, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Contact Wes Belanger to register 218-634-2172 x 237

March 14-18, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

U of M St Paul, MN

2016-02-19

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 14-18, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

Northwest Technical College, Room 328, 905 Grand Avenue SE, Bemidji, MN

2016-03-04

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

To register and send nominations for this course, please contact Elizabeth Bourquin +1 (218) 308-2361 or email elizabeth.bourquin@state.mn.us

March 14-18, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

Preston MN

2016-03-07

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Preston DNR Forestry Office; Class time to start at 0900 on 3/14, following days start at 0800- 1630 each day. Contact Jime Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us to register. Field session will be held on the last day. Hardhat, gloves, eye and ear protecton and field clothes appropriate for mid-March in Minnesota are required for the field session.

March 14, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Roseau HS Indoor Track, Roseau MN

2016-03-01

Josh Donatell
218.425.7793

Start time is 0930.

March 15, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake of the Woods School Indoor Track, Baudette MN

Wes Belanger
218-634-2172

Contact Wes Belanger to register at 218-634-2172 x 237

March 16, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

USFWS

USFWS Office, 49663 County Road 17, Windom MN 56101

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

Registration is required. Interested students can e-mail Eric Earhart at eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507-831-2220x15. Space limited. Start time is 0800.

March 16, 2016

WCT (Federal)

Work Capacity Test

USFWS

USFWS office at 49663 County Road 17, Windom, MN 56101

2016-03-07

Eric Earhart
507.831.2220x15

: Registration required. Interested students can e-mail eric_earhart@fws.gov or call 507.831.2220 ext 15 to register. Space limited. Start Time: 1330

March 16, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University, Gillette Fitness Center (Indoor track), Bemidji MN

2016-03-10

Darren Neuman
+1 (218) 327-4435

Start time is 1000. Register with Darren Neuman at darren.neuman@state.mn.us or 218-327-4435.

March 18-20, 2016

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System

MNICS

New Ulm Fire Department, 526 8th North St., New Ulm, MN 56073

2016-03-04

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Local contact-Tom Romaine, 507-276-4341, tomromaine@comcast.net LODGING: Lodging, New Ulm, 10/30/15 Colonial Inn, 1315 N Broadway, 507-3128, www.nucolonialinn.com Econo Lodge, 1901 S Broadway, 507-359-2400 Best Western, 2101 S Broadway, 507-359-2941 Microtel, 424 20th South St, 507-354-9800 All except the Colonial are clustered in the S end of town, the Colonial is the closest to the Main Fire Station travel expenses and meals are student responsibilities

FULL

ICS-400

Advanced ICS

MNICS

MIFC

2016-02-19

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 21-25, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

Itasca State Park

2016-03-04

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 21, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Park Rapids Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

2016-03-18

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 0900. Call Park Rapids DNR Foretry to register 218-732-3309. Bring IRPG, Fire Gloves, and a pen/pencil

March 21, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Park Rapids Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

2016-03-18

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 0900. Call Park Rapids DNR Foretry to register 218-732-3309. Bring IRPG, Fire Gloves, and a pen/pencil

March 21, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Park Rapids Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

2016-03-18

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 0900. Call Park Rapids DNR Foretry to register 218-732-3309. Bring IRPG, Fire Gloves, and a pen/pencil

March 21, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Park Rapids Law Enforcement Center, Park Rapids MN

2016-03-18

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 0900. Call Park Rapids DNR Foretry to register 218-732-3309. Bring IRPG, Fire Gloves, and a pen/pencil

March 21, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

ICC

Itasca Community College, Backes Hall ??? Continued Learning Conference Center (CLCC), 1851 East Hwy 169, Grand Rapids MN

2016-03-04

Lee Kessler
218-322-2356

No Work Capacity Test will be given with this session Time: 0830-1530

March 22, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Fergus Falls Area DNR Office

2016-03-08

Maria Grunewald
218-739-7576x224

To sign up, please call Maria Gunewald 218-739-7576 or email her at maria.grunewald@state.mn.us Start time is 0830. Bring your current IRPG and lunch that day.

March 22, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Lake City DNR Office, Lake City MN

2016-02-22

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Time: Approx 1330 (following RT-130 course). Contact Mike Wachholz to register 651-345-3216 x 242.

March 22, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Frontenac Community Center

2016-03-08

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Contact Mike Wachholz at 651-45-3216 x 242. Time is 0830.

March 22, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2016-03-18

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Start time is 0900. Call Park Rapids DNR Forestry to register 218-732-3309. Bring IRPG, Fire Gloves, and a Pen/Pencil.

FULL

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids, MN

2016-02-22

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 28 - April 1, 2016

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2016-02-26

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

April 04, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura, MN 55910

2016-03-04

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Following RT-130, approximately 1330 to 1400. Send nominations to Jim Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us Backup date for inclement weather is April 6, 2016

April 04, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park HQ, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2016-03-31

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

0830 start time - approximately 1330 end time. Call or email Jim Edgar jim.edgar@state.mn.us to register. Bring your light green, Jan 2014 IRPG. A Work Capacity Test will be given after this RT-130 session. Start time will be approximately 1 hour following the RT-130 session. Backup date for inclement weather is April 6, 2016

April 05, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Area Office 175 County Rd 26 Windom, MN

2016-04-01

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

To register call or email Judy Markl at 507-468-2248 judy.markl@state.mn.us. NO Work Capacity Test will be given after this RT-130 session. Bring your light green, Jan 2014, IRPG Backup date for inclement weather April 7 Lead Instructor: Tom Romaine

April 07, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Old Auditorium, Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls MN

Jason Ekstein
218-637-2156

Time is 0800 - 1000. Contact Jason Ekstein.

April 07, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Old Auditorium, Thief River Falls MN

Jason Ekstein
218-637-2156

Start time is 1030.

April 12, 2016

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Johnson Field Track, 400 North German Street, New Ulm MN 56073

2016-03-12

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Contact Jim Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@state.mn.us to register. Backup date for inclement weather is April 14, 2016. Time is following the RT-130 session (approx 1400).

April 12, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR New Ulm Regional Office, 261 Hwy 15 South, New Ulm, MN

2016-04-08

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Start time is 0830 and end time is approx. 1330. Contact Jim Edgar 507-765-2740 or jim.edgar@tate.mn.us to register. Bring your 2014, ligt green IRPG. Backup date for inclement weather is April 14, 2016.

April 12, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

MIFC Training Room

2016-04-08

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Please contact Gina Hale at (MIFC) 218-322-2694 to sign up the course

April 13, 2016

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Lac qui Parle WMA, 14047 20th St NW, Watson MN 56295

2016-04-01

Walt Gessler
320-752-4394

Bring current IRPG.

June 6-10, 2016

MWA

Minnesota Wildfire Academy

MNICS

Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Minnesota Wildfire Academy Brochure and course selections will be available January 30th, 2016 at the below link http://www.advancedmn.org/emergency-services/fire/wildfire-academy/

June 22-24, 2016

S-211

Portable Pumps and Water Use

MNDNR

Giants Ridge, 6373 Wynne Creek Dr, Biwabik, MN 55708

2016-04-29

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

 


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

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

Chris Mursu

320.273.2507

chris_mursu@fws.gov