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Class Title: Low Angle Rope Rescue 16 hours
Instructor: Doug Clark
Class Size 16

Doug Clark is currently a Captain for Chelan County Fire District 1, and a member of the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office High Angle Rope Rescue Team (HARRT). He has significant depth in the area of rescue. He began his rescue career in 1995 under the instruction of Reed Thorne of Ropes that Rescue, where he learned the fundamentals of the craft. He began teaching for several groups to include industrial, military, law enforcement, mountain rescue groups and many fire departments throughout the northwest. For the last 24 years, Doug has continued to instruct for various conferences as well as many private and government agencies. Doug has attained the Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) level 2, is a swift water rescue technician, and a confined space rescue instructor. Currently Doug is instructing with Forum Consulting. Clients include Chelan County PUD, Chelan County Irrigation district, iFiber telecommunications, and the Douglas County Sewer District. Classes include rope rescue, confined space and tower rescue.

Instructor:  Dave Van ValkenburgDave Van Valkenburg - Fremont, California, United States | Professional  Profile | LinkedIn

National Fire Academy

Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking - O0647

Leadership in Supervision: Perspectives in Thinking
May 20-21, 2022
This two-day course provides the supervisor with the conceptual foundation and framework for
success in leadership roles by exploring creative, analytical, political and critical thinking
perspectives. The course addresses skills needed for assessing situations from multiple perspectives,
making critical decisions, fostering creativity and innovation, and using persuasion.

The primary target audience for this course is those individuals who are at the first line level of
supervision; Company Officer or Unit (fire prevention, fire education, communications, EMS, etc.)
supervisor level. “Team Leaders”

The secondary target audiences are fire and EMS personnel at the first line management level
(Chief Officer or above).

Class Title: Live Fire Training
Class Title: Man Vs Machine
Instructors: 4 Brothers Training, LLC. provides quality fire service instruction focused on task and tactical level functions necessary for a successful fireground. Instructors include Leif Anderson, Dag Liljequist, Erik Olson, and Jim Walkowski
Live Fire Class limited to 22 (each day ) FULL PPE and 3 cylinders,
Class Description

Advancing hoselines and extinguishing fire are some of the expected task level functions on the fire ground.  Learn when, where, and how to apply hose streams in the residential setting for maximum effectiveness in single and multiroom fires.  This is a fast-paced class for firefighters who want to challenge their live fire capabilities.  Participants should have previous live fire experience. All live fire training will be conducted in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standard (NFPA) 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions, 2012 edition.

Maximum of 22 students per day. 8 hours each day Friday and Saturday

Students must bring current NFPA-compliant personal protective equipment which includes turnout coat and pants, SCBA (with two extra bottles), helmet, hood, firefighting boots, and gloves.

Class Title: First in Engine Company Operations

Class size: 14 

Instructors Chief L Creekmore 




Chris Grant

Class Title: Fire Officer 1

Over the past 30 years Chris has served as a Fire Department Health and Safety Officer and frequently assigned on scene as an incident safety officer (ISO). Chris has served as an ISO for structure fires, hazardous materials and technical rescue incidents. These experiences allow him to provide in-depth interaction on the topics that affect todays fire service.

NFA Contract Instructor since 2004 instructing the ISO and HSO curriculums. Speaker at FDIC on three occasions. IFSAC certified Fire Officer 4 and Instructor 3, member of Washington’s IFSAC Technical Advisory Group.

Other Classes:

Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer: Edward Wright

Vehicle Extrication  MES

School Bus Extrication L.N. Curtis 

High Lift Jack: FOOLS

FLAIM Virtual Fire Training 

Certified Evaluator: State Fire Marshal Office

Structural Fire Investigation; Chief M Harris

Situational Awareness on the Fire ground: Chief Scharffran

Essential Horizontal Ventilation Skills: Chief L Creekmore

Senior Evaluator/TCO: State Fire Marshal

Hazardous Materials Standardized Awareness Training Program, Indirect Delivery:  Rictor L Overlie

Tactical considerations for Attic and Basement Fires: FOOLS

EVIP Train the Trainer; Ray Lamoureux


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