Wildland Courses

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S-130 (Wildland) Firefighter Training (Q0901)

This is a National Fire Academy State Fire Training Office Approved Course.

1.2 CEUs

 

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This course, developed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), addresses the foundational skills universal to all wildland firefighters. The material is broken into twelve on-line modules (1 to 3 hours each) and a mandatory, instructor led field day exercise. Each online module explains the concepts and skills that will be performed and evaluated on the field day exercise. Module twelve contains optional knowledge areas (pump operations, map and compass, fire investigation and cultural resources) that are very useful concepts but not required due to time constraints. Note: For more information regarding the field day exercise and NWCG Course Administrator, please visit the NWCG Website prior to taking this online course.

Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Operations for the Structural Firefighter (Q618)

This course will not be posted to NFA Online. Content for Q618 is covered in the following courses: S-130 Wildland Firefighter Training (Q901) and S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (Q900).

S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (Q0900)

This is a National Fire Academy State Fire Training Office Approved Course.

0.4 CEUs

 

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This course, developed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), provides instruction in the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. S-190 is typically taught in conjunction with or prior to Firefighter Training, S-130. The material is broken into three online modules (1 to 3 hours each). Students must be affiliated with an NWCG member agency or sponsored fire department to be issued a final certificate. After completing the online training required by your agency or department, a training officer or fire chief will evaluate required further training. The affiliated department can then certify students – completion of the S-190 training by issuing the final certificate. Note: For more information regarding the field day exercise and NWCG Course Administrator, please visit the NWCG Website prior to taking this online course.

S-260 The Interagency Incident Business Management (Q0904)

This is a National Fire Academy State Fire Training Office Approved Course.

CEUs not awarded

 

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This National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) online course meets the general training needs of all positions for which an understanding of interagency incident business management is required. The Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook, PMS 902, is used as the primary job aid to supplement this course. It provides basic policy and direction for incident business management.