Structural Training


The DFPES and Wyoming Fire Academy would like your help in filling out a short training survey. This information is very important in assessing your training needs, both out in the field and at the academy. Please follow the link below and help us help you. Thank you for your time!  

Registration: Registration for all structural courses at the Wyoming Fire Academy can be found online at: 

You will need to create a free username and password to log in to the above site, register for courses, and receive your email confirmation. Please provide a valid email address during this process.

* Note: All National Fire Academy courses require an NFA 119-25-2 (Formerly 75-5A) or an NFA 119-25-1 (formerly 75-5) form and Student Identification Number (SID) to register. Click here to register for your free Student Identification Number (SID).

Live fire training at the Wyoming Fire Academy requires a completed Live Fire Verification Form in order to participate.

All classes are conducted at the Wyoming Fire Academy unless otherwise noted.

Structural Course Coordinators:

Ken Metzler
Academy Fire Trainer
Wyoming State Forestry Division
2500 Academy Court
Riverton, WY 82501
Office: 307-857-6820 
Fax: 307-856-6563 

Ian Kraft
Training Division Manager
Wyoming Fire Marshal's Office
2500 Academy Court
Riverton, WY 82501
Office: 307-856-6776 
Fax: 307-856-6563 

2018 Structural Training Schedule - Wyoming Fire Academy

 WFA Practical Weekend

LOCATION:  Wyoming Fire Academy, 2500 Academy Court, Riverton WY

DATE: October 13-14, 2018

TIME:   Saturday- 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

             Sunday- 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM     Testing- 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

INSTRUCTORS: Eric Siwik, Trainer/ Fire Investigator, others TBD

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to give students the opportunity for hands on training to help complete their training records for Firefighter I. Topics covered will include Forcible Entry, Ladders, Search and Rescue, Ventilation, Live Fire, ICS, and use of the gas props. Participants will also have a chance to take the state written exam for Firefighter I on Sunday afternoon.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Any questions about the class can call the Wyoming Fire Academy at 307-856-6776.

Click here to register for class.

 Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations

LOCATION: Wyoming Fire Academy 2500 Academy Court, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

DATE: October 26, 27 & 28 2018

TIME: 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM (Friday)- Awareness Level

          8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Saturday)- Operation Level

          8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. (Sunday)- Operation Level

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Hazardous materials are found in every jurisdiction, community, workplace, and modern household. Incidents involving these materials can be caused by such factors as human error, package failure, and transportation accidents. Because of the harmful characteristics of these substances, first responders must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to address incidents involving hazardous materials in a safe and effective manner.

This course incorporates classroom and practical training for hazardous materials response at the operations level. Students will need to bring personal protective structural gear and an SCBA.

INSTRUCTOR(S): Dalton Sanders, SW Regional Trainer / Fire Investigator

CONTACT INFORMATION: Any questions can be directed to Dalton Sanders at the Wyoming Fire Academy (307) 857-6820 Cell (307) 631-8657 or by email at

Click here to register for class.