P-301, Fire Prevention Education 2, 2010

P-301 Decorative banner. Four photos of wildland fire education efforts. A woman stapling a poster to an outdoor kiosk. Two park rangers stand on either side of Smokey Bear. Two park rangers stand behind fire information table under a tent. A roadside fire danger sign showing extreme fire danger today and a cutout of Smokey Bear holding a shovel on the sign.

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This course is designed for fire prevention and education program leaders and fire program managers with wildland fire prevention, education and mitigation responsibilities. The course promotes a collaborative planning process in developing and effective and efficient fire prevention and education program at the local, state, tribal, regional or national program level. Topics include: assessment, planning, the collaborative process, communication, and monitoring accomplishments. This course is an intermediate course in the wildland fire prevention training curriculum.


Students will acquire knowledge and skills to collaboratively develop fire prevention and education plans with stakeholders at the local, state, tribal, regional, or national level.


  • The student will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to plan a long-term fire prevention and education program with the objective of reducing the risks, hazards, and losses to people, communities, and resources from wildland fire.

Target Group

Fire prevention and education program leaders and fire program managers with wildland fire prevention, education and mitigation responsibilities.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

It is recommended students take P-101, Fire Prevention Education 1, prior to attending P-301.

Session Offerings

Sessions of this course may be available in the NWCG Wildland Fire Learning Portal (WFLP). Enrollment requires an account. Log on as a guest to search for session offerings of this course and to view other public content. To search for a specific course, use the FIND LEARNING menu at the top of the page, then select UPCOMING COURSES. To view Geographic Area training schedules, select the specific GEOGRAPHIC AREA information using the drop-down menu at the top of the page. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.



P-301 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 32
Total Hours 32

Course Level


Minimum Instructor Qualifications

Instructors must be fully competent in wildland fire prevention planning procedures and have a wide range of wildfire prevention experience.

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


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