Overview

Learn the skills you’ll need to get a job in the field of wildland firefighting at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. After you complete this certificate you can get a job with Natural Resource Agencies as well as with private companies. You’ll need to do a background check before you get a job and a physical test each year. This certificate gives you the desired “Skills, Incident Command and Logistics” courses to prepare you for employment as a wildland firefighter. All courses meet the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) standards.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Mitigate hazardous materials releases and emergencies
  • Pumps and water distribution systems
  • Suppression techniques
  • Fire department operations, station life, and working conditions
  • fire weather and fire behavior

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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$3,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The wildland firefighter degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Wildland firefighter
  • Fire ranger
  • Forest fire lookout
  • Wildfire prevention specialist
  • Fire control officer

Duluth Median Wage

$15

Minnesota Median Wage

$14

US Median Wage

$22

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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