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 and 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 and 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).


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

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for P-410 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Qualified as Prevention Education Team Member (PETM).

Course Level

Regional, state, or area


Functional Area: 
Prevention and Investigation
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