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.


WHAT'S NEW?



  • Core Academy 75 will be cancelled if the government is not open by close of business Friday, January 18th. Please read this memo for more information.

  • Meals will be provided on weekends for all staff, cadre and students during the government shutdown to help reduce out of pocket costs.

  • L-380 pre-work for all academies will be to read "Into Thin Air" and answer corresponding questions. Check ot the pre-work under the apprentice tab.

  • The academies will continue regardless of the government shutdown as they have been deemed essential. Please read this memo for more information.

  • All Academies will be located in McClellan, CA including Core Academy 75 and 76. Please read this memo for more information

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Academy Dates

Core Academy 74

January 13 - February 8, 2019

Foundational Academy 7

January 13 - February 8, 2019

Core Academy 75

January 27 - February 22, 2019

Core Academy 76

February 24 - March 22, 2019

Core Academy 77

February 10 - March 8, 2019

Foundational Academy 8

February 10 - March 8, 2019


All Academies will be located in McClellan, CA


*Academy check-in is on Sunday at 1330

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