The New Wildland Fire Academy

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is proud to offer the opportunity to participate in our Wildland Fire Academy. Working in partnership with CAL FIRE and California Conservation Corps, students can complete training sessions needed for an entry-level firefighter position. Upon successful completion of the Wildland Fire Academy the student will receive fire service certifications, a SCCOE/CTE Certificate of Achievement and eligibility to apply for California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). Students participating in this program will have the opportunity to earn certificates in the following:

  • Firefighter 1C: Wildland
  • NWCG – L180 Human Factors in the wildland fire service
  • NWCG S-130 Basic Wildland Fire Orientation
  • S-110 Basic Wildland Fire Orientation
  • NWCG S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Certificates

  • FEMA IS-100B Introduction to Incident Command System
  • EMA IS-200 Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • FEMA IS-700B NIMS, An Introduction National In

Learn More