It's official Foundational Academy 4 and 5 will be in Alabama at Solon-Dixon Forestry Education Center!

Check out this video overview of Solon-Dixon and make sure to read the Foundational Academy 5 memo located under the apprentice and manager tabs on the website.

Academy Dates

Core Academy 71

October 22 - November 17, 2017

Foundational Academy 2

October 22 - November 17, 2017

Core Academy 72

January 14 - February 9, 2018

Foundational Academy 3

January 14 - February 9, 2018

*Foundational Academy 4

February 4th - March 2nd, 2018

*Foundational Academy 5

March 18th - April 13th, 2018

*Satellite Delivery at Solon-Dixon

**Academy check-in is on Sunday from 1400 to 1600

The Wildland Firefighter Apprentice Program is an accredited, educational program designed to enhance and develop future Fire and Aviation Managers. The intent of the Program is to take a career entry firefighter and provide education, training and paid work experience over a 12 to 48 month period, depending on experience. Upon successful completion of all the requirements of the Apprenticeship Program, the apprentice will reach journey-level status as a wildland firefighter.