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

   

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

COURSE:  Hazardous Materials Awareness and  Operations

LOCATION:  200 South 5th Street, Worland

DATE:  February 10-12, 2017

TIME: 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM (Friday) 

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

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

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.

CONTACT and REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Any questions can be directed to Chris Kocher  (307) 347-6379 or by email at ckocher@worlandfire.org.


L-280

LOCATION: Cody Fire Station, 1125 11th Street, Cody, WY.

DATE: February 10 - 12, 2017

TIME STARTING: Friday - 6:00 PM  
                         Saturday - 8:00 AM  
                         Sunday - 8:00 AM

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This training course is designed as a self-assessment opportunity for individuals preparing to step into a leadership role. The course combines one day of classroom instruction followed by a second day in the field with students working through a series of problem solving events in small teams (Field Leadership Assessment Course). Topics include leadership values and principles, transition challenges for new leaders, situational leadership, team cohesion factors, ethical decision making, and after action review techniques. Some course delivery may be arduous in nature. This course is equivalent to Leadership III.
REGISTRATION: Contact Rick at 307-899-7540
INSTRUCTORS: Travis Braten



  Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders

LOCATION:  Green River Fire Station 50 East 2nd North Green River, WY

DATE:  March 3,4,5 2017

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:  The goal of this course is to empower students with the knowledge to identify and define key concepts of fire dynamics and fire modeling and develop the ability to apply the available tools to fire investigation and prevention in order to support conclusions using scientific principles.

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.sanders@wyo.gov 


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  Fire Officer I - Online - Resource One


Date:  February 27 – May 15 2017

Instructor/s: Jerome King

Registration Information:  Enrollment: Now – March 3 2017

Apply for course registration here: https://form.jotform.co/3490647886

 

Email:  Jerome.king@wyo.gov

Max Class Size: 25

Pre-requisites:  Must be a member of a Wyoming based Emergency Services organization in good standing. The candidate must hold Fire Instructor I and Firefighter II and all other pertinent qualifications per Wyoming State requirements before attaining Fire Officer I certification.

Course Description:  This is an eleven week, cognitive, progressive, Company Fire Officer program. The course will be presented on the ResourceOne Online Learning Website.

This course is designed to promote knowledge and skills to achieve NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I qualifications. Students are required to complete all assignments. Pre-requisites to attaining Wyoming State Fire Officer I 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 1021 2014 Edition and Wyoming Firefighters Certification System for the Fire Officer Standard. Further course objectives are outlined in the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Fire and Emergency Company Officer.

Required Text and Supplies, etc .

Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer Fifth Edition.

Internet and e-mail access

Please contact Rebecca Bestul for purchase of the book at (307)856-8190 or by email rebecca.bestul@wyo.gov



Fire Instructor I


Location: CWC Lander Campus, 120 Leedy Blvd. Lander, Wy

Date: March 24-26, 2017

Time Starting: Friday 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am

Instructor: Eric Siwik

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 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.

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.

To Register: Registration for this course is limited to fifteen (15) persons. To register please visit wyofirecourses.com and click on Fire Instructor I course. Registration will close on March 17, 2017. You can contact Eric Siwik with further questions.

Recommended Text and Supplies: IFSTA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, 8th Edition.

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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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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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.