FAL2 Qualification Requirements
- Satisfactory performance as a Basic Faller (FAL3)
AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Intermediate Faller (FAL2) Position Task Book, PMS 311-91*
*The use of the approved NWCG PTB for the FAL2 position is highly encouraged. However, agency-specific evaluation processes that document Completion and Certification of PTB can be used in lieu of the PTB if they meet or exceed the standard identified in the associated position task book.
Physical Fitness Level: Arduous
Duties involve fieldwork requiring physical performance calling for above-average endurance and superior conditioning. These duties may include an occasional demand for extraordinarily strenuous activities in emergencies under adverse environmental conditions and over extended periods of time. Requirements include running, walking, climbing, jumping, twisting, bending, and lifting more than 50 pounds; the pace of work typically is set by the emergency situation.
These Positions Maintain Currency For FAL2
- Advanced Faller (FAL1)
FAL2 Maintains Currency For These Positions
Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills
- M-410, Facilitative Instructor
- S-131, Firefighter Type 1
- S-219, Firing Operations
- S-211, Portable Pumps and Water Use
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