S-262, Incident Contract Project Inspector, 2016

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This course is designed to introduce students to tools and techniques used to perform the duties of the Incident Contract Project Inspector (ICPI). The course provides an overview of what students can expect if dispatched to an incident. It also provides general information on basic contract administration, types of equipment that will be inspected, and an opportunity to inspect equipment if the optional field day is completed.


At the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret contract specifications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform basic contract administration.
  • Perform equipment inspections.

Target Group

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Incident Contract Project Inspector (ICPI).


S-262 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 training16
Optional field day4
Total Hours16-20

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-262 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training


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