S-245, Display Processor

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This course provides students with the skills necessary to perform as a Display Processor (DPRO). Topics include general roles and responsibilities and how to assist the Situation Unit Leader with producing incident maps, inputs for the Incident Status Summary, (ICS-209), and other incident products. The final exam is three hours. For pre-course work, students need to read specific chapters in Basic Land Navigation, PMS 475.


  • Collect and evaluate information to produce maps, ICS-209 inputs, and other incident products within established guidelines and timeframes.

Target Group

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Display Processor (DPRO).


S-245 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course work2
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training8
Total Hours10

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-245 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Course Level


Associated Position Task Books

Display Processor (PMS 311-31)


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