Wildland Fire Forestry CC

Wildland Fire Department | C.P.C.C. Career Pathway Certificate of Completion | 6 months

Gain skills and training needed in the technical field of forestry and conservation with a certificate in Wildland Fire Forestry from Clackamas Community College.

The field of wildland firefighting and forestry is one of the most demanding, yet rewarding, lines of work. If you love the outdoors, yearn for adventure and travel and enjoy working as part of a team, then wildland fire could be for you.

Clackamas Community College Fire Science program provides education and training that can lead to seasonal or permanent employment with state, federal and private contract firefighting or within the timber industry.

There are many career tracks in the field of wildland firefighting and forestry. It's exciting work that requires fundamental survival, safety and firefighting skills.

Wildland Fire Forestry CC

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Continuing Education for Firefighters

Separate from its degrees and academic certificates, Clackamas Community College also offers re-certification trainings and professional development opportunities for wildland firefighters, forestry workers, public land managers and natural resource field technicians.

Our S courses, other professional workshops and refresher courses will boost your skills and allow you to advance in your profession, available at www.cccwildfire.com.

Continuing Education for Firefighters

Wildland Refresher Training (RT-130)
Work Capacity (Pack) Test

Wildland Fire Forestry Core Requirements

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • BI-103
  • General Biology; Plants & the Ecosystem
  • 4
  • BI-103L
  • General Biology; Plants & The Ecosystem Lab
  • 0
  • FRP-101
  • Basic Forest Management
  • 3
  • FRP-102
  • Basic Forest Management Lab
  • 1
  • FRP-201
  • Advanced Forest Management
  • 3
  • FRP-244
  • Wilderness II: Basic Land Navigation (S-244)
  • 3
  • FRP-246
  • Wilderness IV: Backcountry CPR/First Aid/AED
  • 2
  • GIS-101
  • Principles of Geospatial Technology
  • 2
Total Credits Required: 18

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