RT-300, Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Refresher, N/A

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Description

This refresher is intended to update qualified and trainee Prescribed Fire Burn Bosses at all complexity levels on current issues and recent developments related to prescribed fire while reinforcing existing skills and knowledge.

Use training and reference materials to review and discuss:

Core Topics

  • Prescribed fire risk management, prescribed fire escapes, and hazard mitigations.
  • Prescribed fire successes and how to repeat them.
  • Innovations in prescribed fire planning and implementation.
  • Fire behavior modeling.
  • Smoke management requirements, modeling improvements, and techniques.
  • National, regional, and local prescribed fire policy updates and issues of importance to prescribed fire practitioners.

Suggested Additional Topics

  • Prescribed fire related safe coms and safe nets.
  • Changes or updates to agency-specific requirements.
  • Regional, state, local air quality issues (non-attainment, regional haze rule, exceptional events, etc.).
  • Fire effects monitoring.
  • Fire ecology.

Target Group

Qualified and trainee Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1, 2, and 3 (RXB1, RXB2, RXB3)

Delivery

RT-300 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 training4
Total Hours4

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for RT-300 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

None.

Associated Position Task Books

Information not available at this time.

Recommended Resources

Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide, PMS 484, https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/484

Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: https://www.wildfirelessons.net/home

Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher: https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/training-courses/rt-130/wfstar-catalog

 

Functional Area: 
Prescribed Fire
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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-06-10

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