Statewide Training


Below you will find information about different training and class events through out the state. They will be listed in order of the dates they will be held, so please scroll all the way down to view information about training in the future.


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!  



Coffee break training These are short training sessions to add to your learning or freshen up. (Most recent will be on top)
For the month of February

For the month of 
January


2016 STATEWIDE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Fire Officer I - Online

Date: March 26 – May 6, 2017

Instructor: Eric Siwik

Wyoming State Fire Marshal's Office / Training Division

Website: wsfm.wyo.gov

Email: eric.siwik@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-857-6820 Office, 307-214-0609 Cell

 

Purpose: The purpose of this course is to provide personnel with basic information necessary to meet the JPR’s of NFPA 1021 and the State of Wyoming Fire Officer 1 standards.

Description: The scope of the class is to provide fire officer candidates and current company officers with basic supervisory and managerial knowledge. This is necessary to develop skills for ensuring safe, efficient, and effective leadership during emergency operations and non-emergency activities, as well as the daily administration within the organization.

To Register: Registration for this course is limited to thirty (30) persons. To register please visit wyofirecourses.com and click on Wyoming Fire Academy Fire Officer 1 Online. Registration will close on March 17, 2017. You can contact Eric Siwik with further questions.

Required Text and Supplies:

Wyoming Fire Officer I Standard

(IFSTA) Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th Edition.

Internet and e-mail access

Books may be purchased by your organization through the Wyoming Fire Academy, contact Rebecca Bestul, Administrative Assistant. The Academy phone number is 307-856-8190.


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Leadership I 

LOCATION:  Green River Fire Station 500 Shoshone Avenue Green River, WY

DATE:  April 21, 22, 23

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

          8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Saturday)

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

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This two-day course presents the Company Officer (CO) with the basic leadership skills and tools needed to perform effectively in the fire service environment. The course includes techniques and approaches to problem-solving, ways to identify and assess the needs of the CO's subordinates, methods for running meetings effectively in the fire service environment, and decision-making skills for the Company Officer.

INSTRUCTOR:  Dalton Sanders     SW Regional Trainer / Fire Investigator

REGISTRATION: Individuals interested in attending this class need to register by going to www.wyofirecourses.com The course can be found under the structure courses tab.

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 dalton.dsanders@wyo.gov

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Practical Weekend WFA


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

DATE: April 22 -23, 2017

  TIME:   Saturday- 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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


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

 

REGISTRATION: To Register for this class please visit wyofirecourses.com and click on Wyoming Fire Academy Practical Weekend 2017. Registration will close on April 10, 2017 and will be limited to 24 students.

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

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Any questions about the class can be directed to Eric Siwik at the Wyoming Fire Academy (307) 857-6820, cell (307) 214-0609, or email eric.siwik@wyo.gov.



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FF Practicals/S-130

DATE: April 22-23, 2017 

TIME: 8:00am - 12:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Ken Metzler

REGISTRATION: Individuals interested in attending this class need to register by going to www.wyofirecourses.com.  The course can be found under the wildland courses tab.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Any questions can be directed to Ken Metzler at the Wyoming Fire Academy (307) 857-6820 or email ken.metzler@wyo.gov


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RT-130, ANNUAL FIRELINE SAFETY REFRESHER TRAINING

 

DATE: May 13, 2017

TIME: 8:00am to 12:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Ken Metzler

REGISTRATION: Individuals interested in attending this class need to register by going to www.wyofirecourses.com.  The course can be found under the wildland courses tab.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Any questions can be directed to Ken Metzler at the Wyoming Fire Academy (307) 857-6820 or email ken.metzler@wyo.gov

COURSE DECRIPTION: Annual Length is determined by Agency Policy Course Description Annual Fireline Safety Refresher Training should be designed to provide up to date fireline safety information to employees holding Incident Command System qualifications requiring this training per the PMS 310-1, Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide. Individual sessions of Annual Fireline Safety Refresher Training should contain content pertinent to the registered students.  

 

                                                         Click here to register for the May Class.