S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws

December 1 - 3, 2015

(9 AM - 5 PM each day)

$150 per person

(Participants are responsible for their own food and lodging)

Ordway Swisher Biological Station, Melrose FL

Items to bring:
PPE, eye and ear protection, 8" or higher leather boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, leather gloves, IRPG


Wildland Fire Chainsaws, S-212, is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course for individuals desiring to be qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1), Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), or Felling Boss, Single Resource (FELB) in the National Interagency Incident Management System: Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1).

  This course prepares you to perform low complexity project and fireline tasks under the supervision of a fully qualified trainer. It will provide the basic skills required by NWCG member agencies for using chain saws safely. This wildland fire chain saw program was developed to provide new sawyers with a solid foundation for safe and efficient chain saw handling and operation while bucking, limbing, brushing and slashing, and felling for project work or fireline construction.


Registration ends November 17, 2015

For more information please contact the training coordinator:

Cancellation requests are subject to a $50 fee;
No refunds will be offered after registration closes.

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Natural Areas Training Academy
University of Florida
155 Research Rd
Quincy, FL 32351