P-310, Fire Prevention Education Team Member, 2006

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This intermediate-level course was developed as part of a multi-course national curriculum covering wildland fire prevention and is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge needed for personnel to participate on a National Fire Prevention and Education Team (NFPET).


To develop the skills and knowledge necessary to perform, in the field, as a member of a NFPET.

  • Organization
  • Mobilization
  • Components of a NFPET assignment
  • Bringing “it” all together
  • Make “it” happen

Target Group

Designed to provide intermediate level fire prevention principles and activities and provide references for personnel wanting to serve as a member of a NFPET. It is also useful for fire prevention specialists, fire managers, public information officers, and others who have wildland fire prevention, education, or mitigation responsibilities or who may host a NFPET.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training


Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can now be found on the NWCG Wildland Fire Learning Portal (WFLP), https://wildlandfirelearningportal.net/.  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 item 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-310 is available as instructor-led (classroom) training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training32
Total Hours32

Course Level

Regional, state, or area

Minimum Instructor Qualifications

All instructors must 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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