• Wilderness Survival and Leadership

    Career Pathway Certificate

    The Wilderness Survival and Leadership program is designed for those students who would like to pursue a variety of careers in the outdoors. Students will understand leadership, survival and rescue in the wilderness. The certificate is part of the Wildland Fire career pathway.

    Program Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of the program, students will learn the basics of land navigation, wilderness first aid, Northwest weather prediction, wilderness preparedness, approaches to dealing with dangerous animals, search and rescue methods including evacuation techniques, and preparation of helicopter landing zones.

    Careers

    This program prepares students for employment in parks and recreation, guide services, search and rescue, state and federal agencies, private organizations, forestry jobs and wildland firefighting. The certificate gives students the necessary skills to lead and/or participate in any programs in a wide variety of settings that require leadership and competency in the outback regions of the Northwest.

    For information contact Tom Laugle, 503-594-3066 or toml@clackamas.edu or visit http://depts.clackamas.edu/firescience/wilderness.aspx  

    Wilderness Survival & Leadership

    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 2 CREDITS OF FRP-243.
      FRP-243 Survivor I: Maps, Compass, GPS 
      • TAKE 2 CREDITS OF FRP-244.
      FRP-244 Survivor II: Wilderness 
      • TAKE 2 CREDITS OF FRP-245.
      FRP-245 Survivor Iii: Weather of the NW 
      FRP-246 Survivor IV: Wilderness First Aid 
      FRP-247 Survivor V: Dangerous Animals 
      • TAKE FRP-248 OR FRP-130.
      FRP-248 Survivor VI: Introduction Search and Rescue 
      FRP-130 Introduction to Wildland Firefighting (S-130/S-190) 
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