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Hired Vendors - Fire Safety Awareness Course

Sponsored by the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council
& accredited by the California State Fire Marshal Office

Fire Safety Awareness Courses for Hired Vendors will be offered again in 2018.

Dates will be posted in August 2017.

Course Description

This class is designed for hired vendors contracting with CAL FIRE or USFS during a wildfire incident, including water tender operators, heavy equipment with water operations, dozer operators, crew bus drivers, vehicle drivers, mechanics, fallers, swampers and chain saw operators. The course provides an awareness of fireline safety to hired vendors who plan to engage in wildland fire suppression and other incident support activities. Topics include current safety training, relevant policy and procedures, how to recognize and mitigate risk and maintain safe and effective practices while working under agency supervision on an incident. Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a course completion card valid for one year from date of issue.

Course Information

State Certified

Meets yearly 8-hour safety training requirements
for CAL FIRE and the U.S. Forest Service

Cost: $80 (includes lunch)

Class Size: Limited to 40 participants

Instructor: Woody Bouska Sure-Fire Training, Inc.

Course Schedule

Check-in: 7:30am

Instruction: 8am to 4:30 pm

Location:
Ventura Police Department
1425 Dowell Drive
Ventura, CA 93003

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Classes offered by the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council

The mission of the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council is to reduce the threat of wildfire to farms, ranches, urban neighborhoods and infrastructure, through an aggressive program of action, education and collaboration with local, state and federal fire protection agencies.