The Wildland Firefighter Apprentice Program is an accredited, educational program designed to enhance and develop future Fire and Aviation Managers. The intent of the Program is to take a career entry firefighter and provide education, training and paid work experience over a 12 to 48 month period, depending on experience. Upon successful completion of all the requirements of the Apprenticeship Program, the apprentice will reach journey-level status as a wildland firefighter.

Academy Dates

Core Academy 65

October 23 - November 17, 2016

Core Academy 66

October 23 - November 17, 2016

Foundational Academy 1

January 22 February 15, 2017

Core Academy 67

January 29 February 23, 2017

Core Academy 68

February 19 - March 16, 2017

Core Academy 69

February 26 March 23, 2017

Core Academy 70

March 19 April 13, 2017

Core Academy 71

March 26 April 20, 2017*

*Tentative

**Academy check-in is on Sunday from 1400 to 1600