Our partners at the University of Florida Natural Areas Training Academy are offering an online section of the NWCG S-131 training course in June. Registration is online $35. Register by June 1, 2020.
S-131: Firefighter Type I
Due to the effects of COVID-19, this workshop will take place in an entirely VIRTUAL FORMAT
This is a National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course designed for individuals with wildland fire experience who are currently qualified as a Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2), and who desire to be qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) or Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5) in the National Interagency Incident Management System: Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1).
Online component: complete 7.5 hours of work (pre-recorded lectures, readings, and quizzes) at your own pace anytime between June 1 and June 15, 2020
Live virtual component: join us via Zoom for a live session (group exercises and discussions) on June 16, 2020
This course will explore fireline reference materials, communications, tactical decision making, position responsibilities, and operational leadership.
All participants should have wildland fire experience and must have evidence of having completed S-130/190 (Basic Wildland Firefighter training) prior to this course. Please plan to have your IRPG with you during the live session.
Registration closes June 1, 2020. Register here.
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