G-131, Wildland Training (FFT1) for Structural Firefighters, 2008

G-131 Decorative banner. Four photos of wildland fire operations. Six firefighters work with hand tools to build a fire break on a grassy hill. Three firefighters haul cut logs off a hill. A female firefighter uses a drip torch to ignite grass and sage to create a fire break, with flames in background. A firefighter sits to work on sharpening his Pulaski hand tool.

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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 Required for Course Presentation below and teach according to the Course Outline. In order to receive credit for passing the course, students are required to pass the final exam contained in the S-131 course materials.


  • 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.

Target Group

Personnel who meet NFPA 1001 for Structural Firefighter Type 2, and are qualified as wildland Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2), desiring to be qualified as wildland Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).


G-131 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training9
Total Hours9

Session Offerings

Not available at this time.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Structural firefighters who meet NFPA 1001 for Structural Firefighter Type 2 and are qualified as wildland Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2).

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