FSC-68 Wildland Firefighting


FSC-68 Wildland Firefighting 

This course will offer basic, entry-level wildland firefighting training for individuals who are seeking a career with state, federal and local fire departments.  

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a Cal Fire Firefighter 1- Basic Training Certificate as well as:

  • ICS 100
  • ICS 700
  • S-190
  • L-180
  • California SFM FSTEP Confined Space Awareness
  • CSTI Hazmat FRO
  • Firefighter Safety and Survival (structural)
  • Calfire EEO
  • Calfire Wildland Firefighter Safety and Survival Level 1

Start in January, and begin a new career with Cal fire or the forest service by March! CLASS MEETS: 

Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM, beginning January 18 thru March 11, 2022.  
Class meets at the Cal Fire Howard Forest Training Center,  
17501 N. Hwy 101, Willits. 

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: January 4th, 2022; 

9AM – 5PM @ Cal Fire Howard Forest Training Center 

Fire Tech Material Fee: $25   Credits: 9 

For special enrollment instructions and materials needed, call the Admissions Office  
in Ukiah at 707.468.3101, or the North County Center in Willits at 707.459.6224. 

E-mail Theresa Gowan at tgowan@mendocino.edu for more information.  
Space is limited! Enroll soon! 


  • Current Class C California Driver’s License.
  • Public Safety First Aid or EMT and Hazmat FRO.
  • A Fire Program Medical Clearance Statement signed by a physician for participation in a rigorous fitness program and other physical activities including running a mile and a half, climbing, rappelling, carrying and lifting heavy equipment (65-100 lbs.), rescue/body drags (165 lbs.) and live fire exercises (crawling and pulling pressurized hose lines).  Said statement is valid one year from the date of endorsement. 

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