Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Strategies for Developing a Fire-Adapted Community, Course II F0638

Curriculum: Wildland Urban Interface
Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type
2-Day Off-Campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science, fire prevention or public policy.

This two-day course empowers the student to select applicable fire-adapted community mitigation strategies to include in a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the local community. This course is designed to identify mitigation strategies in each of the four wildland urban interface hazard attribute environments as a critical step in the development of a CWPP.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

The target audience for this course may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Fire and emergency service representatives.
  • Community leaders/decision-makers.
  • Commissioners, elected officials, and other local policymakers.
  • Code officials: building, planning, etc.
  • Environmental groups.
  • Land managers and foresters.
  • Other key local stakeholders.


Successful completion of "Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Introduction and Leadership, Course I" (F/W0637).

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
February 10 - 11, 2020 San Diego, California

Chris Fowler
Deputy State Fire Marshal III, Supervisor

Conor Lenehan
Fire Prevention Specialist II/Forester
Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District

Course coordination plan