S-248, Status/Check-In Recorder
This course is designed to introduce students to the tools and techniques used to perform the duties of a Status/Check-in Recorder (SCKN). The course provides an overview of what a student can expect if dispatched to an incident.
Each student will need access to a computer that has the most current incident automation software. At the time of this publication, I-Suite is the industry standard.
The desired outcome of this course is to prepare students to:
- Set up and manage a check-in station.
- Process information using incident automation software and other paper based methods.
- Package the information into useful products.
- Assist with demobilization.
Personnel desiring to be qualified as Status/Check-in Recorder (SCKN).
S-248 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
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Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-248 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.
Prerequisite Qualifications and Training
Associated Position Task Books
Status/Check-in Recorder (PMS 311-32)