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Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Developing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Course III F0639

Curriculum: Wildland Urban Interface
Training Specialist

Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
1.4
ACE recommendation
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 facilitate successful integration of a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) into the overall fire-adapted community initiative and provides the building blocks to develop, implement and sustain a CWPP over the long term.

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.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of "Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Strategies for Developing a Fire-Adapted Community, Course II" (F/W0638).

Post-course requirements

None

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?
May 17 - 18, 2022 Forsyth, Georgia

Ike McConnell
Director
Georgia Public Safety Training Center
478-993-4670
imcconnell@gpstc.org

Jorge Roque
Instructor
Georgia Public Safety Training Center
478-993-4684
jroque@gpstc.org

Course coordination plan

Student comments

The material is relevant to any community in the WUI--good info.