- Completion by self-study of IS.B-100 (ICS 100) Introduction to the Incident Command System (3 hours), L-180/S-130 Firefighter Training (30-35 hours) and S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (6-8 hours). Make sure you print and bring to the Review and Field Practical the course completion certificate for IS.B-100 (ICS 100) and all module certificates upon completing all the L-180/S-130 and S-190 course modules. Admission to the Review and Field Practical will not be allowed unless the IS.B-100 (ICS 100) certificate and all module certificates for L-180/S-130 and S-190 are presented to the instructor at the start of the Review and Field Practical.
This is a combination of introductory courses designed to train the entry-level firefighter, as well as refresh the structural and wildland firefighter. Participants will be introduced to and gain knowledge of basic incident management organization, fire-fighting techniques, suppression equipment, safety, strategy and tactics along with fire behavior, and establish an awareness of human performance issues that impact fireline job performance.
- The full course involves completion by self-study of an on-line version of IS.B-100 (ICS 100), and self-study online or by download of L-180/S-130 and S-190 and the completion of this Review and Field Practical. The L-180/S-130 and S-190 self-study materials will be provided upon registration to participants April 3. Successful completion of the field practical is required for final certification of the L-180/S-130/S-190 courses.
- Participants will need to bring field work clothing, leather lace-up boots, work gloves and a hard hat to this class.