Park Ranger Training Program
Northern Arizona University
Parks & Recreation
Other Suggested Training
Additional training is suggested outside of the extensive training included
in the Park Ranger Courses. This "additional training" will make students
more competitive for jobs. Suggested training includes:
Wildland Fire Training:
National Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (NWCG) courses I-100,
S-130, S-190, and L-180 (Firefighter Type II) are typically
offered during the last two weekends in April. These courses
are also available at
Call the program director at 928-523-8242 for more information.
Wilderness First Responder:
This course provides
with specific information and skills necessary to respond to and
manage trauma situations in remote settings. This course is
offered through NAU Outdoors or the Flagstaff Field Institute.
Emergency Medical Technician:
credit hour course uses the curriculum approved by the Arizona
Department of Health Services and prepares students for the
Arizona State Department of Health Services EMT Examination and
National Registry of EMTs certification.
For more information go to
NAU Outdoors offers a variety of search and technical rescue
classes. For more information contact NAU Outdoors at
Forest Protection Officer:
Forest Protection Officer Training Program is a 36 hour
course designed to provide the non-law enforcement employee with
the knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and take
appropriate actions in areas of regulatory compliance. The
course is suitable for all forest employees including staff or
persons aspiring to work for the Forest Service.
The training will include classroom presentations and
practical exercises, taught by experienced professionals in
public land protection.
This is offered in March and June. For more information contact
the PRTP director at 928-523-8242.
Wildland fire training
Basic technical rescue course
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