S-354, Facilities Unit Leader
This course prepares students to perform the job of Facilities Unit Leader (FACL)as outlined in the NIMS: Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1, and the position taskbook developed for the position. The instructional methods of the course include lecture with PowerPoint presentations, classroom exercises, and discussions. The lessons provide an introduction to operational leadership, mobilization, arrival at an incident, risk management, safety and tactics, demobilization, and post-incident responsibilities.
- At the successful completion of this course, students will describe roles and responsibilities, and demonstrate proficiency in the skills/knowledge required to perform the tasks of a Facilities Unit Leader.
Personnel desiring to be qualified as Facilities Unit Leader (FACL).
S-354 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-354 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.
Prerequisite Qualifications and Training
Qualified as Base/Camp Manager (BCMG).
Regional, state, or area
Associated Position Task Books
Facilities Unit Leader, Communications Unit Leader, Food Unit Leader, Ground Support Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, Supply Unit Leader (PMS 311-34)