S-375, Air Support Group Supervisor, 2006

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This course leads students through the duties and responsibilities of the Air Support Group Supervisor (ASGS) and addresses aviation safety, risk management, airspace coordination, dispatch relations and coordination, fixed-wing, helicopter, and military operations. The desired outcome of this course is to prepare students to make the transition from being a Helibase Manager (HEBM) to an ASGS. A pre-course work assignment will familiarize students with the various reference materials used by an ASGS.


  • Perform the duties and responsibilities of the ASGS.
  • Use risk management techniques to perform tasks safely.
  • Coordinate airspace and build dispatch relations.
  • Define the ASGS role as it relates to fixed-wing, helicopter, and military operations.

Target Group

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Air Support Group Supervisors (ASGS).


S-375 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessment4
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training20
Total Hours24

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-375 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 Helibase Manager (HEBM).
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-selection assessment.

Course Level

Regional, state, or area


Functional Area: 
Air Operations
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