National Wildfire Coordinating Group

G-330, Wildland Training (STEN) for Structural Firefighters

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This course is designed to provide wildland firefighting skills (Strike Team Leader Engine) to experienced lieutenants, captains, or chief officers who meet NFPA 1021 for fire officer 2 or equivalent. 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 exams contained on the S-215 and S-330 CDs.


At the completion of this course structural fire officers will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) PMS 461 to various incidents.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics with assigned resources organized into strike teams or task forces.
  • Describe how to safely and effectively operate in a wildland urban interface incident when performing structure triage using strategy and tactics unique to the wildland urban interface environment.

Target Group

Structural firefighter lieutenants, captains, and chief officers, who meet NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer 2, desiring to be qualified as wildland Strike Team Leader, Engine (STEN).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Structural firefighter lieutenants, captains, and chief officers, who meet NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer 2, are qualified as wildland Engine Boss (ENGB), and who have taken G-131 and G-231.


G-330 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course Component Course Time
Pre-course work N/A
Pre-selection assessment N/A
Online training N/A
Instructor-led training 12.5
Total Hours 12.5

Course Level


Minimum Instructor Qualifications

Lead and unit instructors must be a qualified Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS).

Unit instructors must be qualified as Strike Team Leader, Engine (STEN) or Task Force Leader (TFLD).

See NWCG Standards for Course Delivery, PMS 901-1, Instructor Standards for more information.


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