Latest News

Here we provide updates and news about our training academy.

MEDIA NOTES:

  • PIO staff will be available during academy week to provide tours and set up interviews with key academy personnel and attending students. Please contact us for information regarding these opportunities.
  • Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy (CWFIMA) is a Non-Profit educational organization under the Upper Arkansas Valley Wildfire Foundation, established 20 years ago, that provides training to states and localities to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate disasters and incidents using the Incident Command System (ICS).

 Onine registration for the 2017 Summer Academy will be available by March 1.

We will be offering several NIMS All-Hazard classes, Safety Officer, Maps & Compass, Wildland Fire Assessment Program, along with multiple NWCG classes

To register click on the "S" button at the bottom of the page. (after Mar 1)

We look forward to seeing you in Alamosa.

The next CWFIMA Training academy has been scheduled for the Winter session. It will run from January 7-13, 2017 and classes will be held at UCCS, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO.

Dates: January 7-13, 2017
Venue: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Winter schedule is now availabel 
Student registration will be available soon.
Trainees and vendors can register at anytime using the link found at the bottom of the home page.

We will be offering All-Hazard classes that include Planning Section Chief, Resources Unit Leader, Facilities Unit Leader & Finance/Admin Unit Leader.  FI-210 Fire Investigator along with NFPA 1041 Fire & Emergency Services Instructor 1 and the ever popular Maps-n-Compass will also be offered along with the core group of NWCG courses. 
Check out the current schedule for a full list of classes and their dates.
To register click on the S button at the bottom of the Home Page
We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Gunnison, CO

The 2016 Summer CWFIMA registration will be available after Mar 1. This summers academy will be held at Gunnison High School, June 6-12. This year we anticipate close to 500 firefighters, emergency managers and responders from across the U.S. to attend and train together.

The 2016 Summer CWFIMA registration will be available after Mar 1. This summers academy will be held at Gunnison High School, June 6-12. This year we anticipate close to 500 firefighters, emergency managers and responders from across the U.S. to attend and train together.

2016 Summer Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy

June 6-12, 2016.

Gunnison High School, Gunnison, CO

 

IMT Opportunities

CWFIMA is now accepting applications for IMT Position.

 Click to Apply Online!

Summer Academy

2018 Summer CWFIMA Academy
June 2 - 8, 2018
Salida High School - Salida, CO

Course schedule will be posted  by Mar 1

Document Library

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Student Registration

Student RegistrationStudents are able to register On-Line for the upcoming Academy, please read the following information prior to completing the Student Registration Application. Click to download a PDF of the pdf Winter Nomination Form. (63 KB)

Trainee Application

Trainee RegistrationCWFIMA provides a great opportunity for trainees working on taskbooks to receive on-the-job training and evaluation working under qualified Type 1 and Type 2 Command & General Staff.

Vendor & Exhibitor Registration

v vendorA key aspect of the student experience while enrolled at the CWFIMA is access to vendors who offer an array of wildland fire and emergency response equipment, supplies, and services.

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