S-100 Firefighting Course

Sat Apr 20, 2024 12:00 am to Sun Apr 21, 2024 11:55 pm

Mabel Lake Hall

111 Shuswap Falls Rd

Instructor: Doug MacLeod, MacLeod Forest Services, macforserv@gmail.com, 250-499-1075
What: Two-day full S100 Wildfire Training – BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) awareness level training enhanced to focus on needs of various industries and rural residents. This training meets BCWS and Worksafe BC standards as “adequately trained” to respond to wildfires with proper supervision.
Cost: $250 per attendee – payment method being organized When: Theory 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 20
Practical 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Mabel Lake Community Hall
How: Pre-course video
Wildfire History
BC Wildfire Service Resources and Prioritizing Responses Wildfire Reporting
Day 1 Theory and tabletop exercises – 7 hours Fire Behavior
Introduction to Incident Command System
Entrapment Avoidance/Survival
General Response Strategies, Tactics and Tasks
Worksite Wildfire Response
Wildfire Due Diligence for Workers (Worksite Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness, Worksite Risk Assessment, Participating in Investigations)
3 Worksite Wildfire Tabletop Scenarios (Same site, 3 different set of Weather and Fuel Codes)
Written Multiple Choice Quiz at the end of each section. Completed as a group. 100% score required.
Day 2 Practical – 6 hours
Mark 3 pump set up and operate
Establish a Standard Hose Lay
Water application and hose management Hand tool use, hand line construction Hose demobilization
Special Instructions:
1. The training location is in a rural area. Bring your own lunch and water. 2. Day 1 is a classroom only session.
Day 2 is and outdoor day handling pumps and hoses. Wear sturdy boots and be prepared for all weather conditions.
3. Bring hardhats, hearing, eye protection and gloves. I have some available for use in limited quantities. Let me know if, and how many, you may need prior to the course.

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