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

March 30, 2018

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Park Rapids MN

2018-03-28

Brad Witkin
218-732-3309

Time is 1000.

 

2019 Classroom Courses

Dates

Course
Number

Title

Sponsor

Location

Nominations Due

Administrator

Remarks

January 22, 2019

RT-130 Instruct

Annual Fire Safety Refresher Instructor Handoff

MNICS

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2019-01-15

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

January 23-24, 2019

S-131

Advanced Firefighter Training

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2018-12-05

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 8-10, 2019

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System

MNDNR

St Charles Fire Station, 605 Church Avenue, St Charles MN

2019-01-25

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Course times are February 8 (1800-2200); February 9 (0800-1800); and February 10 (0800-1200). Online pre-requisites must be completed prior to taking the course. They are FEMA courses ICS-100, ICS-200, and IS-700. Send nomination forms and proof of pre-requisite courses to [email protected]

February 15-17, 2019

ICS-300

Intermediate Incident Command System

MNDNR

Savage Fire Station #1, 14321 O'Connell Rd, Savage MN

2019-02-01

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Course times are February 15 (1800-2200); February 16 (0800-1800); and February 17 (0800-1200). Online pre-requisites must be completed prior to taking the course. They are FEMA courses ICS-100, ICS-200, and IS-700. Send nomination forms and proof of pre-requisite courses to [email protected]

February 19-21, 2019

RT-273 / RT-372

Single Engine Air Tanker Manager Workshop / Helicopter Manager Workshop

MNDNR

Camp Ripley, MN

2019-01-25

Paul Wannarka
218-322-2728

Please contact Sarah Verke at 218-322-2724 to register for these courses.

February 25 - March 1, 2019

L-381

Incident Supervision

MNDNR

Duluth MN

2018-12-11

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

February 26, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2019-02-12

Jason Kern
320-616-2450, ext. 230

Start time is 0900. No Work Capacity Test will be offered with the course. Students must provide their own lunch. This is a joint session with MN DNR and MN DOT. To register, contact Jason Kern at 320-616-2450x230.

February 27, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Warroad Community Center, 222 Virginia Ave NE, Warroad MN

Adam Fisher
218-386-1304 x 308

Registation 0800; Starts 0830; Ends 1530. Lunch is not provided. Bring IRPG, Pen or Pencil, Gloves. Please contact Adam Fisher to sign up at 218-386-1304x308 or [email protected]

February 28, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Northern Town Hall, 445 Town Hall Rd NW, Bemidji MN 56601

2019-02-25

Ben Lang
218-308-2067

Time is 0900-1630. Call or email Kati Miller to register or submit nominations 218-308-2065 or [email protected]

March 02, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Northern Town Hall, 445 Town Hall Rd NW, Bemidji MN 56601

2019-02-25

Ben Lang
218-308-2067

Time is 0900-1630. Call or email Kati Miller to register or submit nominations 218-308-2065 or [email protected]

March 08, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2019-02-27

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Time is 0900-1630. Work Capacity Test offered along with RT-130. Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-284-7203 or [email protected]

March 08, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-01

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Start time is 0730 (Before the RT-130 session being held the same day). Please call Vikki Olsen to register at 763-284-7203. Location is at the intersection of 237th Ave NE (Co Rd 24) and Isanti Street in East Bethel MN.

March 08, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-01

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Start time is 1530 (After the RT-130 session being held the same day). Please call Vikki Olsen to register at 763-284-7203. Location is at the intersection of 237th Ave NE (Co Rd 24) and Isanti Street in East Bethel MN.

March 08, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Foley High School Field House, 840 Norman Ave North, Foley MN

2019-02-22

Peter Willis
320-532-3137

Time is 0830 - 1830, with test times scheduled throughout the day. All participants must preregister with Peter Willis and schedule test time and level beforehand. Contact Peter Willis at 320-532-3137 or [email protected] (email preferred) to schedule this time.

March 09, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2019-02-27

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Time is 0900-1630. Work Capacity Test offered along with RT-130. Call or email Vikki Olsen to register or submit nominations 763-284-7203 or [email protected]

March 09, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-01

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Start time is 0730 (Before the RT-130 session being held the same day). Please call Vikki Olsen to register at 763-284-7203.

March 09, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-01

Lisa Mueller
763-284-7206

Start time is 1530 (After the RT-130 session being held the same day). Please call Vikki Olsen to register at 763-284-7203.

March 11-15, 2019

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

Northwest Techical College Bemidji MN

2019-02-28

katie Miller
2183082065

Please contact Kati Miller to register for this course 2220 Bemidji Ave. N Bemidji, MN 56601 218-308-2061 [email protected] 218-308-2065

March 12, 2019

RT-FSC

RT-Finance Section Chief

MNICS

MIFC - Grand Rapids, MN

2019-02-26

Donna Edelman
218-732-3309

Students can choose to attend the AM Intro portion or the PM Refresher portion or both. Intro portion will be from 9:00 to 12:00. Refresher portion will be from 13:00 to 16:30. Laptops recommended for EISuite practice in the afternoon (a few will be available if you are unable to bring one). Lunch on own. Send nominations via your agency training representative to Donna Edelman 218-732-3309 or [email protected]

March 13, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

DNR Forestry Office, 912 Houston St NW, Preston MN

2019-03-05

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Time is 0830 - approx 1330. Call or email Jim Edgar [email protected] or 507-765-2740 to register. No Work Capacity Test will be given after this RT-130 session. Bring your IRPG.

March 13, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-11

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

Time is 1400 - 1700 (3 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.

March 14, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-11

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

Time is 1300 - 1700 (4 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.

March 15, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-03-11

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

Time is 0800 - 1500 (6 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.

March 18-22, 2019

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

SBM Fire Station 3 11920 Ulysses ST. NE Blaine, MN 55434

2019-03-01

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

Send Nominations to: MN DNR Cambridge Forestry Vikki Olsen 800 Oak Savanna Ln SW Cambridge, MN 55008 763-284-7203 [email protected]

March 19, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2019-03-12

Patrick Wherley
218-878-5646

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 Refresher and Work Capacity Testing are required annually to keep current in the Incident Qualifications System (IQS).

March 20, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Orr Community Center, 4583 US-53, Orr MN

2019-03-18

Joseph Weflen
218-300-7823

Bring IRPG, leather gloves, pen/pencil. Lunch will be on your own. Send nominations to Joe Weflen at [email protected]

March 20, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Fergus Falls MN

Maria Grunewald
218-739-7576x224

Time is 0900-1500. To register, please contact Maria Grunewald [email protected] or 218-739-7576x224. Students should bring an IRPG, gloves, and lunch.

March 20, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University, Gillette Fitness Center, Bemidji MN

2019-03-18

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

Times are 1000 and 1100. Call the Bemidji Area Office to register with Kati Miller 218-308-2065.

March 21, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2019-03-14

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Start time is 0830. A Work Capacity Test follows this classroom session. Register separately for the WCT, if planning to test that day. Contact Sarah Stegen to sign up for the RT-130 at 651-345-3216x221.

March 21, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

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

2019-02-21

Mike Wachholz
651.345.3216x242

Time will be approx 1 hour after the conclusion of the RT-130 course. Send WCT nominations via your agency training representative to Sarah Stegen at [email protected] or 651-345-3216x221. Questions - contact Mike Wachholz 651-345-3216x242.

March 22, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

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

2018-03-15

Nathan Eiting
218-735-3959

Registration begins at 0830. The session will begin at 0900 and end close to 1600. Sign up by contacting Sandy Chacich at 218-231-8022 or [email protected] 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 25-29, 2019

L-180 / S-130 / S-190

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

MNDNR

MIFC Grand Rapids MN

2019-02-28

Todd Manley
218.322.2683

March 27, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Bemidji State University, Gillette Fitness Center, Bemidji MN

2019-03-25

Kelly Sande
218-308-2068

Times are 1000 and 1100. Call Bemidji Area Office to register with Kati Miller 218-308-2065.

March 28, 2019

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Crookston MN

2019-03-15

Jason Ekstein

Time is 0900 - 1400. Send requests for class via email to [email protected]

March 28, 2019

WCT (State)

Work Capacity Test

MNDNR

Crookston MN

2019-03-15

Jason Ekstein

Time is 1500 - 1700. Bring your own weight vest and register via email at [email protected]

FULL

RT-130

Annual Wildland Safety Refresher

MNDNR

Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura MN 55910

2019-03-25

Jim Edgar
507.765.2740

Time is 0830 - approx 1330. Call or email Jim Edgar [email protected] to register. Bring your IRPG. A DNR administer Work Capacity Test will not be given, after this RT-130 session.

 


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

Org.

Representative

Phone

Email

BIA

Bob Lintelmann

218-751-2011 ext. 406

[email protected]

CPF

Mike Rice

218.547.6002x117

[email protected]

DMA

Jason Linkert

320-616-2723

[email protected]

FEMA

FEMA (Online)

GLFFC

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

[email protected]

ICC

Lee Kessler

218-322-2356

[email protected]

LSC

Paula Castleman

1-800-232-8573

[email protected]]

MNDNR

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

[email protected]

MNICS

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

[email protected]

MNWA

Todd Manley

218.322.2683

[email protected]

NPS

Brenda Miles

218-283-6662

[email protected]

TNC

Matt Graeve

218.575.3032

[email protected]

USFS

Debbie Hahn

218-322-2707

[email protected]

USFWS

Troy Boschee

218-736-0642

[email protected]