S-445, Incident Training Specialist, 2009

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Pre-Course Work

This instructor-led course has pre-course work (estimate 3-4 hours). Additional information about the course can be found on the Overview page.


  1. Read the pre-course work orientation guide Wildland Fire Qualifications System Historical Overview.
  2. Complete the pre-course work questions by referencing the Wildland Fire Qualifications System Historical Overview and the NIMS Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1.


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