S-372, Helicopter Management

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Course Description

This course prepares students to perform the job of Helicopter Manager (HMGB). Unit lectures supported by PowerPoint slides and graphics are designed to facilitate class discussion and group exercises. The final exercise gives students a realistic Helicopter Manager experience; in addition to answering test questions, the student completes necessary forms required by the position.

Course Objective:

  • Perform the tasks required of a Helicopter Manager (HMGB) trainee. Through simulation and exercises, students obtain the skill to competently and safely manage a helicopter to support incident and project helicopter operations.

Course Delivery

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Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessment7.5
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training28-32
Total Hours8-32

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-372 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:

Helicopter Manager, Single Resource (HMGB).

Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Helicopter Manager (HMGB).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Satisfactory performance as Helicopter Crewmember (HECM).

Associated Position Task Books

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Functional Area: 
Air Operations
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