S-110, Basic Wildland Fire Orientation, 2014

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Description

Basic Wildland Fire Suppression Orientation is a video which provides essential information for personnel interested in wildland fire management. It may be used as a companion to S-130, Firefighter Training, and is particularly useful for indoctrination of non-fire management employees to the world of wildland fire. The video provides information on personal preparedness and responsibility, mobilization, incident procedures, proper clothing and equipment, and living conditions in wildland fire camps.

Objectives

  • Provide new personnel and non-fire management employees with introductory information about wildland fire management.

Target Group

Personnel without previous wildland fire position experience.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

None

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.

Delivery

S-110 is 15 minute video available online.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Pre-course workN/A
Online training15 minutes
Instructor-led trainingN/A
Total Hours15 minutes

Course Level

Local

Course Access and Additional Course Information

Can be found at https://www.nwcg.gov/ under Training.

Minimum Instructor Qualifications

None

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

 

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Functional Area: 
Fire-Environment
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2020-02-06

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