P-410, Fire Prevention Education Team Leader, 2008

P-410 Decorative banner. Four photos of wildland fire education efforts. Two ranchers listen to a Bureau of Land Management employee standing in front of a fire engine as he points towards something in the distance. Two park rangers stand behind a fire information table in a tent. A woman hangs a wildfire education sign from the rafters of an outside structure. A woman kneels in the sagebrush attaching a sign to a post.

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This mid-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 lead a National Fire Prevention Education Team (NFPET).


To develop the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as the field leader of a NFPET.

  • Team Organization
  • Developing National Fire Prevention Education Teams
  • NFPET Qualifications and Certifications
  • Program Management
  • NFPET Activities
  • NFPET Closeout

Target Group

Designed to provide mid-level fire prevention principles and activities and provide references for personnel wanting to serve as a leader of a NFPET. It is also useful for fire prevention specialists, who serve as team members (PETM) and desire to become team leader trainees, eventually becoming qualified as a team leader (PETL).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Qualified as Prevention Education Team Member (PETM).

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found on the NWCG Wildland Fire Learning Portal (WFLP). 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-410 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 training32
Total Hours32

Course Level

Regional, state, or area

Minimum Instructor Qualifications

Lead and Unit instructors must be qualified as Fire Prevention Education Team Leader (PETL).

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


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