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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Forestry Courses

Wildfire crew member training—get your training now and be ready for fire season

Fire Suppression/Entrapment S100 / S185 • XFOR 0980
The S-100/S-185 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety course is comprised of the key learning objectives from the S-130 Fundamentals of Fire Fighting, S-190 Safety and Fire Behaviour, and S-232 Portable Pumps and Water Delivery Systems Courses. Firefighting is a physically demanding occupation requiring a high level of fitness. It is not unusual for a firefighter to have to carry 60 pounds up steep terrain. Please judge your level of fitness by this example. Wallet cards will be mailed toall successful participants.
Fee: $250
• Apr. 24 and 25, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fire Suppression Recertification S100A • XFOR 0990
Fee: $50
• Apr. 24; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Enform Level 1 Chainsaw Safety • XFOR 0880
This three-day Enform certified course is Level 1– Chainsaw/Powersaw Basics. It covers instruction in personal and worksite safety, hazard assessment and control, chainsaw inspection and maintenance, chainsaw handling and operations, and safe limbing and bucking practices. Requirements: age 16 plus, appropriate clothing for work, steel-toed boots and work gloves.

Fee: $950
• Jan. 27–29, Saturday–Monday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.