Sierra Blanca Wildland Fire Academy


Mission of the S. B. W. F. A.

To develop professional and safe responses in the wildland environment by offering training and education that meets the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Standards.


The Academy

Ruidoso Convention Center

Welcome to the Sierra Blanca Wildland Fire Academy. As fire-fighting professionals, it is important that we fully understand the theories and techniques of modern day wildland firefighting. The Academy's classes have been designed to provide you with the information and knowledge to safely and effectively fight the fire threats we see today. Our philosophy is that the more professionally trained individuals we have, the better we can serve and protect our communities.

2019 SBWFA

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!

Upper level courses require an IQCS nomination. Visit the National Training Website for nomination forms and information. https://nationalfiretraining.nwcg.gov

2019 courses requiring nomination:

S-273 Single Engine Airtanker Manager
S-330 Task Force/Strike Team Leader
S-372 Helicopter Manager
FI-310 Wildland Fire Investigation: Case Development
M-410 Facilitative Instructors
RX-410 Smoke Management
S-262 Incident Contract Project Inspector

For any questions concerning courses and registration please email SierraBlancaWFAcademy@gmail.com

Phone: (575) 434-7332

Register here

PAYMENTS:

Supervisors - if you need to pay for multiple students you can go here.

The registration fees for the Academy are:

- $50 per refresher course or workshop
- $100 per class
- $150 for unlimited classes
- $300 Specialized classes

NO REFUNDS AFTER DECEMBER 1ST, 2018

 
Students currently taking classes at ENMU Ruidoso enrolled in the Wildland Fire Science Degree Program and/or Eligible Veterans will receive a class fee waiver. Students will be required to bring supporting documentation upon checking in to the academy.