Wildland Fire Management AAS

Emergency Management/GIS Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Wildland Fire Management degree from Clackamas Community College and gain the education and training needed for a career in wildland firefighting and fire management

Challenge yourself with a career that makes a difference. the Wildland Fire Management AAS degree at CCC will take you out of the classroom and into the outdoors, preparing you for the physically and mentally demanding work of wildland fire management. Join the many alumni of CCC's wildland fire program who are on the front lines working to protect our communities and natural resources. 

Wildland Fire Management

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Description and Outcomes

Continuing Education for Firefighters

Separate from its degrees and academic certificates, Clackamas Community College also offers re-certification trainings and professional development opportunities for wildland firefighters, forestry workers, public land managers and natural resource field technicians.

Our S courses, other professional workshops and refresher courses will boost your skills and allow you to advance in your profession, available at www.cccwildfire.com.

Continuing Education for Firefighters

Wildland Refresher Training (RT-130)
Work Capacity (Pack) Test

Wildland Fire Management Core Requirements

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • BI-103
  • General Biology; Plants & the Ecosystem
  • 4
  • BI-103L
  • General Biology; Plants & The Ecosystem Lab
  • 0
  • FRP-101
  • Basic Forest Management
  • 3
  • FRP-102
  • Basic Forest Management Lab
  • 1
  • FRP-110
  • Basic Wildland Fire Investigation (FI-110)
  • 1
  • FRP-130
  • Introduction to Wildland Firefighting (S-130/S-190/ICS-100/IS-700/L-180)
  • 2
  • FRP-131
  • Advanced Firefighter Training (S-131/S-133)
  • 1
  • FRP-200
  • Basic Incident Command System (I-100, I-200, IS-700, IS-800)
  • 4
  • FRP-205
  • Forest Management Assessments and Inventories
  • 3
  • FRP-211
  • Portable Pumps and Water Use (S-211)
  • 2
  • FRP-212
  • Wildfire Power Saws (S-212)
  • 2
  • FRP-215
  • Fire Operations in the Urban Interface (S-215)
  • 2
  • FRP-220
  • Initial Attack Incident Commander (S-200)
  • 1
  • FRP-230
  • Crew Boss (Single Resource) (S-230)
  • 2
  • FRP-231
  • Engine Boss (Single Resource) (S-231)
  • 1
  • FRP-243
  • Wilderness I: Psychology of Survival
  • 3
  • FRP-244
  • Wilderness II: Basic Land Navigation (S-244)
  • 3
  • FRP-245
  • Wilderness III: Weather of the Northwest
  • 2
  • FRP-249
  • Followership to Leadership (L-280)
  • 2
  • FRP-250
  • Wilderness VI: Basic Tool Use and Care
  • 1
  • FRP-265
  • Wildland Fire Prevention Education 1 (P-101)
  • 3
  • FRP-270
  • Basic Air Operations (S-270)
  • 1
  • FRP-275
  • Wildland Fire Management 1
  • 4
  • FRP-290
  • Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290)
  • 3
  • GIS-101
  • Principles of Geospatial Technology
  • 2
  • GIS-201
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • 3
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete 3-4 credits. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete FRP-246
  • FRP-246
  • Wilderness IV: Backcountry CPR/First Aid/AED
  • 2
 

GIS Electives

Complete 5-6 credits of Wildland Fire Management GIS Electives. This may consist of any GIS course not included in the Wildland Fire Management Program.
 

Program Electives

Complete 17-18 credits of Wildland Fire Management Program Electives. This may consist of any EMT, FRP, GEO, GIS, or UAS course not included in the Wildland Fire Management Program.
 
Total Credits Required: 90-93
Jeff Ennenga

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Jeff Ennenga

503-594-3539

jeff.ennenga@clackamas.edu

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Danielle Folliard

Continuing Education for Firefighters

503-594-3657