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. To register for a class go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/wyoming-fire-academy-14219531809 unless otherwise stated. 


                       2018 STATEWIDE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 Fire Inspector I

Date/s:  Mar 26 – Mar 30

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location:  Evansville Community Center, 71 Curtis St Evansville, WY

Instructor: Richard Embrey

Email:  richard.embrey@wyo.gov

 

Phone: 307-673-0356

 

Pre-requisites:  Hazmat Awareness, IS – 100 and IS - 700

Course Description:  This Fire Inspector training is designed to help you prepare to take the Fire Inspector I certification exam. The course will familiarize participants with:

1.1 The responsibilities of a fire inspector and the knowledge required to perform the job

1.2 The use and application of NFPA codes and standards

1.3 Fire and life safety principles and how they are applied

1.4 Requirements associated with the storage, handling and use IFSTAof flammable and combustible liquids and gases

1.5 Requirements associated with the storage, handling and use of hazardous materials

1.6 Requirements for fire alarm and suppression systems

1.7 The program is based on the job requirements found in NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2014 Edition.

Required Manual: IFSTA Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement 8th Edition.

 To order manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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2018 Winter/Spring ONLINE TRAINING SCHEDULE

 Fire Officer II Online

Date:  March 4, 2018 - April 7, 2018

Instructor: Richard Embrey

Email: richard.embrey@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-673-0356


Notes: Once the student is registered, a link will be sent to them via email so the student can log on to the course. If you haven’t taken online courses through the IFSTA Resource One Online Training Website, you will need to establish an account. If you have already done courses through IFSTA Resource One just go to the website and log on and use the enrollment key to access the course.

Pre-course work required: Must have completed Firefighter I, Firefighter II and Hazmat Operations

Course Description: The primary audience is the Company Officer preparing to advance to the next level of leadership in a career, volunteer or combination departments. The secondary audience includes responders from the energy industry.

This 3 week course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of an Aerial apparatus driver/operator in accordance with NFPA 1021 Standards for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.  

This course will prepare Company officers to function effectively and efficiently with an understanding how their governments operate, and familiar with other agencies that are involved directly or indirectly in the fire protection process. This course will address planning, training, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating these written agreements such as interagency and intergovernmental agreements usually take the form of automatic aid, mutual aid, outside aid, and multiagency and multijurisdictional incident response and cooperation. The course will address evaluating personnel informally on a daily basis and formally on predetermined schedules. Additionally, the subject matter will address how company officers act as change agents within their organization.

All subject assignments and activities are due on their deadline date. Failure to complete the course within the six week period will be an automatic disenrollment and result in non-completion of the course unless otherwise determined by the instructor.

Required Manual: IFSTA Fire & Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th Ed.  To order manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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 ADO Aerial Apparatus Online

Date:  March 11, 2018 - March 31, 2018

Instructor: Richard Embrey

Email: richard.embrey@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-673-0356

Notes: Once the student is registered, a link will be sent to them via email so the student can log on to the course. If you haven’t taken online courses through the IFSTA Resource One Online Training Website, you will need to establish an account. If you have already done courses through IFSTA Resource One just go to the website and log on and use the enrollment key to access the course.

Pre-requisites: Must have completed Firefighter I, Firefighter II and Hazmat Operations.

Course Description: The primary audience is the new or prospective Aerial apparatus driver in career, volunteer or combination departments. The secondary audience includes responders from the energy industry.

This 3 week course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a  Aerial apparatus driver/operator in accordance with NFPA 1002 Standards for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.  

 This course is designed to educate the driver/operators responsible for operating fire apparatus equipped with aerial devices. These include aerial ladders, aerial ladder platforms, articulating elevating platforms, telescoping elevating platforms, and water towers.

All subject assignments and activities are due on their deadline date. Failure to complete the course within the six week period will be an automatic disenrollment and result in non-completion of the course unless otherwise determined by the instructor.

Required Manual: IFSTA Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, 2nd Ed. To order manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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  Fire Inspector I

LOCATION:  Cody Fire Department, 1125 11th street, Cody, WY 82414

DATE:  March 16 – 18, 2018

TIME: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Friday)

           8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (Saturday)

           8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (Sunday)

INSTRUCTOR(S):   Eric Siwik, NW Regional Trainer / Fire Investigator

                             Nick Hudson, Wyoming State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector

                             Sam Wilde, Park County Fire Marshal

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of Fire Inspector 1 is to provide fire and emergency services personnel with basic information necessary to meet the job performance requirements. The fire inspector must possess certain knowledge, skills, and abilities and be able to apply them to assigned tasks and duties. Fire Inspector 1 must be able to perform the duties listed:

Prepare correspondence and reports, handle complaints, maintain records, participate in legal proceedings, communicate orally and in writing, interpret codes and standards, perform fire-safety inspections of new and existing structures, recognize problems, make observations, and make the correct decisions, understand building construction types, understand occupancy types, determine occupancy loads, recognize potential hazards, read plans, understand human behavior during fires, understand fire behavior, verify water supply fire flow capacity, understand the operation of fixed fire-suppression, detection and alarm systems.

PRE REQUISITES:  ICS 100, 200, and Hazardous Materials Awareness

REQUIRED MANUAL: IFSTA Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement, 8th Edition. To order a book contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email at rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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

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 Firefighter II Online                      

Date:  March 25, 2018 - April 21, 2018  

Instructor: Jerome King

Email:  jerome.king@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-777-5475

Pre-requisites: Must be a member of a Wyoming based Emergency Services organization in good standing. Each participant must be certified at the Firefighter I level. Complete ICS-200: Introduction to ICS.

Course Description:  This is a four week, cognitive, progressive, firefighting program. This course is designed to promote knowledge and skills to achieve NFPA 1001 Firefighter II qualifications. Students are required to complete all assignments. Pre-requisites to attaining Wyoming State Firefighter II and National Certifications can be found on the Wyoming State Fire Marshal's website.

Course Objectives: At the end of this course the candidate will be prepared to meet the cognitive written test requirements set forth by NFPA 1001 2013 Edition and Wyoming Firefighters Certification System for the Firefighter II Standard. Further course objectives are outlined in the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations.

Required Manual: IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting, 6th Ed. To order a manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov

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 Fire Instructor I Online

Date: March 25, 2018 - April 28, 2018

Instructor: Eric Siwik

Email:  eric.siwik@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-857-6820 (O), 307-214-0609 (C)

Purpose: The purpose of this course is to provide personnel with basic information necessary to meet the JPR’s of NFPA 1041 for Instructor I. In addition company officer candidates who wish to meet the JPR’s of NFPA 1021 Officer I must also certify to Instructor I.

Course Description: The course prepares the student to deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan and other responsibilities including assembling course materials, use of instructional aids and evaluation tools, reviewing and adapting lesson plans to meet the needs of individual students, groups, and the AHJ. Organizes the teaching environment to maximize the learning experience and provides a safe learning environment. Presents a lesson from a prepared plan, adjusting the presentation as required to ensure that objectives are attained. Prepares and maintains training records in accordance with the requirements of the jurisdiction.

Required Manual: IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Ed. To order manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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 Fire Instructor II Online

Date:  May 6, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Instructor: Dalton Sanders

Email:  dalton.sanders@wyo.gov

Phone: 307-857-6820

Notes: This class will be done online.  The State written exam will be offered upon completion of this course. 

Pre-requisites: Must be Firefighter II and Fire Instructor I certified.  

Course Description:  A fire service instructor who, in addition to meeting Instructor I qualifications, has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to develop individual lesson plans for a specific topic including learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments; schedule training sessions based on overall training plan of authority having jurisdiction; and supervise and coordinate the activities of other instructors.

Required Manual: IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 8th Ed. To order manual contact Rebecca Bestul at 307-856-6776 or email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov.

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