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NWCG S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Q0901 - S190

Delivery type
Online - Self-Study
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

This course provides instruction in the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. This course is typically taught in conjunction with or prior to "NWCG S-130, Firefighter Training."

The material is broken into three online modules (one to three hours each).

After completing the online training required by your agency or department, a training officer or fire chief will evaluate required further training. The affiliated department can then certify students’ completion of this course by issuing the final certificate.

Please note: You must go through each module completely and successfully pass the end of module challenge review in order to receive credit for this course.

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