S-357, Food Unit Leader

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Course Description

This course is designed to meet the training needs of a Food Unit Leader (FDUL). Topics include information about the assignment, coordination, general information, safe food handling, national contract administration, alternate feeding methods, and demobilization. A significant portion of this course is devoted to examining the administration of the National Mobile Food Services Contract as it applies to the FDUL.

Course Objective:

  • Arrive at incident properly equipped, gather information to assess the assignment, and begin initial planning activities of the food unit leader.
  • Staff and organize the food unit to meet the needs of the incident.
  • Coordinate with the logistics units and other sections to assist in accomplishing the overall objectives of the food unit.
  • Identify safe food handling practices.
  • Utilize the National Mobile Food Services Contract to ensure appetizing, well-balanced meals are provided to the government.

Course Delivery

Information not available at this time.

Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessment2
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training27-32
Total Hours29-34

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-357 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:

Food Unit Leader (FDUL).

Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Food Unit Leader (FDUL).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Associated Position Task Books

Information not available at this time.

Functional Area: 
Logistics
Primary Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2018-11-09

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