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Term : Fall 2024
Catalog Year : 2024-2025

FOR 290 - Basic Wildland Firefighting

Description: In this course students will learn the basic information for wildland firefighting. This course uses and expands upon the National Wildfire Coordinating Group course material so that students will receive a certificate that is recognized in federal, state and local fire organizations. These courses include Firefighting Training (S-130), Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190), Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (L-180), An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (IS-700.B), and Introduction to the Incident Command System (IS-100.C). This course also includes Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290) for a more in-depth perspective of extreme wildland fire behavior. Students will be tested by the organizations hosting these certification courses as well as completing exams as part of this class to ensure a deeper understanding of the courses. Letter grade only.

Units: 2

No sections currently offered.

Prerequisite: FOR 105