S-445, Incident Training Specialist

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Course Description

The course is designed to meet the training needs of the Incident Training Specialist (TNSP) on an incident. The instructional methods of the course include lecture with PowerPoint presentations, classroom exercises, and discussions. The lessons include roles and responsibilities, initiating the incident training program, individual training plans, and incident training activities. Reference material is provided to assist students in the classroom and on the job.

Course Objective:

  • Organize and implement an incident training program.
  • Analyze and facilitate training assignments to fulfill individual development needs of trainees.
  • Document individual trainee assignments and the incident training program..

Course Delivery

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Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessment3-4
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training14-18
Total Hours17-22

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-445 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:


Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as Training Specialist (TNSP).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Associated Position Task Books

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