S-130, Basic Wildland Firefighter Training
North Haverhill, NH
COURSE TITLE: S-130 Basic Wildland Firefighter Training
DATES: Classroom – July 18, 20, 25, 27 – 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Field Day – July 29, – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Grafton County Complex (North End)-UNH Cooperative Extension Building
3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774
SPONSORING AGENCY: State of New Hampshire, Division of Forests & Lands
COURSE COORDINATOR: Douglas Miner
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The intent of this course is to train new firefighters in basic wildland firefighting skills. This includes a required field exercise that may be arduous in nature.
TRAINEE PREREQUISITES: Students are required to complete the following NWCG online training courses; S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior and L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline. These online courses are available at the NWCG Wildland Fire Learning Portal: https://wildlandfirelearningportal.net/ Create your training account and student profile first before starting the online courses in order to track your progress and to obtain a certificate of completion. Upon completion of the NWCG S-190 and L-180 online courses, students are required to email the certificates of completion to the course coordinator prior to the first day of class for the in-person S-130 course.
TUITION: No cost
- Nomination forms will be accepted until 4:00pm on June 30, 2023. When the course is full, this information will be noted next to the announcement posted on the agency website at: https://www.nh.gov/nhdfl/community/fire-warden-information/wildland-fire-training.htm
- Priority is on a first-come, first-served basis and all candidates will receive an email reply with their final nomination status as soon as possible and no later than July 7, 2023.
Please email your completed nomination form to: Douglas.C.Miner@dncr.nh.gov
Firefighter Training Coordinator
NH Division of Forests & Lands
172 Pembroke Rd
Concord, NH 03301
MEALS and ACCOMMODATIONS: Students are responsible for providing their own meals and accommodations.
CLASS SIZE: A minimum of 10 students is required to proceed with this course and a maximum of 24 students will be accepted.