S-248, Status/Check-In Recorder

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Course Description

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.

Course Objective:

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.

Course Delivery

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Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training16
Total Hours16

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-248 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer or Geographic Area Training Representative for more information about local course sessions.

Course Required For:


Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Status/Check-in Recorder (SCKN).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

It is recommended that students have completed ICS-200, Basic ICS and L-180, Human Factors and have basic computer skills in the Windows environment.

Associated Position Task Books

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