Yuba College Fire Technology, in cooperation with CalFire Nevada/Yuba/Placer Unit is excited to present the Basic Wildland Firefighter (BWF) class. This 219 hour BWF class will meet the minimum requirements to gain seasonal employment with CalFire. The BFW training includes: Firefighter Safety, Wildland Fire Suppression, Structural Fire Suppression, Firefighter Survival and communications.

COURSE:
FIRTC 66 – BWF — Basic Wildland Firefighter Academy (219 Certified Hours)

LOCATION:
2088 North Beale Road, East Lot, Room 2142  *select address for map directions
Marysville CA 95901
530-741-6923

CERTIFICATIONS:
CalFire Basic Wildland Firefighter, Confined Space Awareness, Firefighter Survival, NWCG S-190,
S-130, L180, ICS 100, CSTI Fro/Decon, Healthcare Provider CPR, and Title 22/Public Safety First Aid,
NIMS 700 & 800

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be 18 years old by class start date.
  • Pass a arduous physical work, medical exam
  • Possess/Purchase the required equipment per the list
  • Ability to enroll for classes at Yuba College

PRE-REQUISITES: HazMat Fro (FIRTC 206) & Title 22
Each Student MUST present proof of completion or enrollment for the pre-requisite courses below

Hazardous Material FROFIRTC 206 (Yuba College) or Equivalent Training at Other Location
Hazardous Materials, First Responder Ops (FRO) curriculum that meets or exceeds (CSTI or SFT FSTEP)
College Unit 1.0 @46.00/unit; $10.00 health fee per semester; State Certificate fee: $8.00-16.00
Must be a current student with Yuba College to Enroll.  See Enrollment Info Below

Fall 2021 – December 10-12, 2021 —  Code: M3964
Spring 2022 – January 14-16, 2022 — Code M3821 —  Enrollment During Sp22 Priority Enrollment Dates
Fall 2022 – September 23-25, 2022 — Tentative Dates; Must wait for Fall Enrollment Dates

Title 22/First Aid — Training Alliance for Public Safety (TAPS) or vendor of choice
Contact Cori Gardner:  info@tapstraining.com
https://www.tapstraining.com/

*always verify dates with vendor as more dates may be available; Submit Enrollment with Application
Fee: $260.00, 21 certified hours
Minimum of Public Safety First Aid & CPR (CA Health and Safety Code 1797.182)

Fall 2021 — No dates scheduled at Yuba College
Spring 2022 — January 7-9, 2022 — Enroll through Vendor
Fall 2022 — September 16-18, 2022 — Enroll through Vendor


BWF (FIRTC 206) COURSE DATES:
Monday, November 1 — Friday, December 10, 2021 – Closed to New Applicants
Enrollment Open to Accepted Students
Enrollment Info:  Firtc 66 – M2838 — MTWTHF, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (Full-time Academy)
No Class Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday, January 21, 2022 — Friday, April 15, 2022Enrollment During Sp22 Priority Enrollment Dates
Modified Spring 2022 Dates: February 4 – April 24, 2022
Students must submit application and obtain approval by Fire Technology Staff Prior to Enrolling
Enrollment Info: Firtc 66 – M3825  Fridays, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Weekend Academy)
Saturday & Sunday each week, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 30, 2022 — Friday, December 9, 2022  — Tentative Dates
Course Interest Only Until Application Dates Open
Enrollment Info:  Pending – Fridays, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Weekend Academy)
Saturday & Sunday each week, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

COURSE FORMS:  send all forms to cgil@yccd.edu 
Application Deadline for Spring 2022 BWF is December 1, 2021

ENROLLMENT FEES (fees may vary):

See Fee List in Course Forms — Coming Soon.

YUBA COLLEGE APPLICATION & ENROLLMENT:
Create or update CCC Apply & Yuba College Account — Step 1 (two-step process)

Financial Aid: Financial Aid – Welcome to Yuba College (yccd.edu)
Cashier:  Cashier@yccd.edu  or  530.741.6724