S-339, Division/Group Supervisor


This course prepares students to perform in the role of Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS). It provides instruction in support of the specific tasks of the Division/Group Supervisor, but will not instruct students in general management/supervision or in the Incident Command System (ICS), both of which the student should learn through prerequisite work. Topics include division or group management, organizational interaction, division operations, all-hazard operations, and tactical decision games (optional). The pre-course work consists of a professional reading assignment that can take from four to eight hours to complete. There is a final examination in this course.

S-339 | Cost: $125

All classes on Monday May 20th will begin that day at 0900 (CT).

On all other days, classes will begin at 0800 (CT).

Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).

May 20th - 22nd | Individual Registration REGISTER


  • At the successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate an understanding of the duties required of a Division/Group Supervisor in preparation for completing position taskbook elements.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

  • Pre-selection assessment N/A
  • Pre-course work 4-8
  • Online training N/A
  • Instructor-led training 18-20
  • Total Hours 22-28

Target Group
Personnel desiring to be qualified as a Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS).

Minimum Instructor Qualifications
Lead instructor must be a qualified Operations Section Chief Type 2 (OSC2).
Unit instructors must be qualified as Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS) or Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3).
See NWCG Instructor Certification at the beginning of this Guide.

Course Prerequisites
Qualified as Task Force Leader (TFLD), OR Qualified as Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3), OR Qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) and any two Strike Team Leader positions (one must be STCR or STEN).
Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.
See NWCG Instructor Certification at the beginning of this Guide.

Course Level
Regional, state, or area