WFSTAR, Frequently Asked Questions
The Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR) is a year-round program that provides training for wildland firefighters in order to maintain currency. Refresher materials are developed throughout the year and posted on the website when completed. Check the website any time for updates.
No, this course is an instructor-led course. The required number of hours is determined by the agency. Please refer to the NWCG Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1) for positions that require Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher training.
Local agency units are responsible for scheduling Refresher training. Check the NWCG National Wildland Fire Training site at https://nationalfiretraining.nwcg.gov/ and contact the local Training Officer in your area. If you work for a contractor, they will provide the training.