G-131, Wildland Training (FFT1) for Structural Firefighters
This course is designed to provide wildland firefighting skills (Firefighter Type 1) to structural firefighters who meet NFPA 1001 for Structural Firefighter 2 or equivalency. It is not available as a pre-packaged course. Instructors are required to assemble the materials and teach to the learning objectives stated in the S-131 Course Materials section. Students must pass the final course exam to receive credit for the course. The standard for passing an NWCG course is a score of at least 70 percent.
- Accurately use navigation tools and maps to identify location.
- Describe the sizeup elements in a fire situation.
- Identify position responsibilities and demonstrate the ability to apply principles of Operational Leadership found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply tactical decision-making procedures.
Prerequisite Qualifications and Training
Structural firefighters who meet NFPA 1001 for Structural Firefighter Type 2 and are qualified as wildland Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2).
G-131 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
Minimum Instructor Qualifications
Lead instructors must be qualified as Single Resource Boss.
Unit instructors must be qualified as Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).
See NWCG Standards for Course Delivery, PMS 901-1, Instructor Standards for more information.