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.

Now accepting applications for Staff & Instructors for FY'18 Academies

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

January 21 - February 16, 2018

Foundational Academy 5

January 28 - February 23, 2018

*Tentative

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