Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Introduction and Leadership, Course I O0637

Please Note: This course is scheduled and delivered through your State's Fire Training Agency. Please contact your State Fire Training Agency for more information.
Curriculum: Wildland Urban Interface
Training Specialist

Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type
2-Day Off-Campus
Continuing education units
0.0
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

This two-day course introduces students to the national wildland urban interface (WUI) fire problem and motivates them to initiate action to address the problem within their local community.

This course:

  • Defines the WUI fire problem.
  • Identifies the elements of a fire-adapted community in the WUI.
  • Illustrates the need for action at the local level.

Selection criteria

The recommended 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

Recommended:  Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.

Post-course requirements

None