In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science, fire prevention or public safety.
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.
The target audience for this course may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Fire and emergency service representatives.
Commissioners, elected officials, and other local policymakers.
Code officials: building, planning, etc.
Land managers and foresters.
Other key local stakeholders.
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.
Successful completion of "Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Introduction and Leadership, Course I" (F/W0637).
U.S. Fire Administration
16825 S. Seton Ave. Emmitsburg, MD21727USA 800-238-3358