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Equipment Operator (EQOP)

Training time: 2.5 hours

Once qualified, an Equipment Operator can work on both initial attack and extended attack fires for the Idaho Department of Lands.

Required Training

Keep all Certificates and Completion Memos for your records.

IDL Industrial Training

IDL Industry Training or RT-130 must be completed annually.


Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher. Can be completed instead of IDL Industry training.

IDL Certification

Operator/Forester supplies Contractor with proof of training. IDL issues Certification Cards. Anyone requesting to become certified must be sponsored by an Industry Contractor.

Work Capacity Test

Ensures a person is physically capable of the minimum fitness requirements and must be completed annually.
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