The application deadline for the Wildland Fire Professional Certification and the Wildland Fire Academic Program Certification has been extended to
September 1, 2017.
Wildland Fire Professional Certification
This Certification Program is designed to further ecologically-based fire science and management, to formally identify fire careers as vital professions, to set standards for the preparation of future fire professionals, and to document the education, experience, and training qualifications of members of the fire ecology and management profession.
Wildland Fire Academic Program Certification
With the many wildland fire programs to choose from, certified programs should attract more students into their programs. Students who graduate from an AFE Certified program will qualify for an expedited application process to become Certified Wildland Fire Professionals. Recognized programs will be listed on the AFE website, in our newsletter, and in other AFE promotional materials.
To learn more about this program, we now have a comprehensive
. Please read this before you apply. The application can be found on our