S-215 - Fire Operations in the WUI
This is an instructor-led course intended to be presented at the local level. Instructional units include firefighter safety in the interface, managing human factors in the interface, pre-incident planning, size up and initial strategy, structure triage, structure protection overview, tactics in the interface, tactical operations and resource use in the interface, action assessment, plan update, and after action review.
Fire Operations in the WUI | Cost: $125
Classes will begin at 0800 (CT).
Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).
May 15th - 17th | Individual Registration
Operate safely and effectively in a wildland urban interface incident by using situation awareness, performing structure triage, using pre-planning tools, having a basic understanding of fire behavior, and using strategy and tactics unique to the wildland urban interface environment.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
Pre-selection assessment N/A
Pre-course work N/A
Online training N/A
Instructor-led training 16-24
Total Hours 16-24
Designed to assist any emergency responders who will be planning for and making operational decisions during an interface incident. This course is for personnel desiring to be qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4), Task Force Leader (TFLD), or any Strike Team Leader.
Minimum Instructor Qualifications
Lead instructor must be a qualified Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3), Task Force Leader (TFLD), or Division Group Supervisor (DIVS).
Unit instructors must be qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) or any Strike Team Leader.
Cadre should include representatives from both structure and wildland fire disciplines.
See NWCG Instructor Certification at the beginning of this Guide.
Qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).