National Wildfire Coordinating Group

S-330, Task Force / Strike Team Leader, 2014

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Course Materials

This instructor-led course has pre-course work and a pre-selection assessment (estimate 2 hours). Additional information about the course can be found on the Overview page


  1. Read the publication Leading in the Wildland Fire Service, PMS 494-2.
  2. Go to the Wildland Fire Leadership Development Program website.  At the bottom of the homepage, you will see the WFLDP Blog:  "Wildland Fire Leadership" (also available directly at Click on Labels and read about a topic that interests you.
  3. Complete the pre-selection assessment (pre-course quiz) and submit as directed by your instructor or course coordinator. You must obtain a score of 70% or higher to be admitted into the course.

Reference Materials

Incident Response Pocket Guide, PMS 461

These materials are for instructor-led delivery.

Click the individual links to download material or download all materials in one zip file (note zip file is 643 MB).

The Instructor Guide may contain references to appendices with presentations, exams, or ordering information.  All materials from the course CD/DVD/USB are available here under the appropriate content title.  While the CD/DVD/USB for this course is no longer sold through the cache, other materials might be.  Reference the NWCG NFES Catalog - Part 2:  Publications, PMS 449-2.

These materials are in the process of being updated.  As a result, the materials below may not be accessible. Please contact NWCG if you need assistance having the documents read.

Final Exam

Course Coordinators, Lead Instructors or Unit Training Officers may email for access to the pre-selection assessment answer key, the final exam, and final exam answer key.  The request must come from an official NWCG partner email address.


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