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Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer W0610

Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type

2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

Pending (ACE Review): In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science or fire management.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural Company Officers (COs) assigned to a wildland urban interface (WUI) incident.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to WUI firefighting.
  • Interface environment.
  • Wildland fire behavior.
  • Command and control issues of WUI firefighting.
  • Tactics.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: PDF 132KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 132KB

COs or chief officers who may be in command of a single resource or Strike Team at the scene of a WUI incident.

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 22 - 23, 2023 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
James A. Graves
Maine Fire Service Institute
James E. Roy
Deputy Director
Maine Fire Service Institute
June 3 - 4, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Jack Smith
Ohio Fire Academy