S 190: Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

XTN063 - 8.00 Hours

Description

This is a six- to eight-hour course designed to meet the training needs of a Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) on an incident as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS) 310-1, and the Position Task Book (PTB) developed for the position.

The Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS) 310-1 provides guidance and a national wildfire standard for establishing minimum training, skills, knowledge, experience, and physical fitness requirements for the participating agencies of the National Wildfare Coordinating Group (NWCG).

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This is a six- to eight-hour course designed to meet the training needs of a Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) on an incident as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS) 310-1, and the Position Task Book (PTB) developed for the position.

The Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS) 310-1 provides guidance and a national wildfire standard for establishing minimum training, skills, knowledge, experience, and physical fitness requirements for the participating agencies of the National Wildfare Coordinating Group (NWCG).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Basic Concepts of Wildland Fire+Principals of Wildland Fire Behavior+Topographic Influences+Fuels+Weather+Wildland Fire Behavior and Safety

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the ESTI Extension Course Request Form.

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

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