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Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer W0610

Training Specialist


Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.4

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: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_0610.pdf PDF 109KB
Course Syllabus: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0610.pdf 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

Interested in attending a State or National Weekend Program course?

Apply online
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 27 - 28, 2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Angie Cain
Student Services Manager
Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
352-369-2818
angie.cain@MyFloridaCFO.com
Angie Cain
Student Services Manager
Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
352-369-2818
Angie.Cain@MyFloridaCFO.com
CCP
July 13 - 14, 2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Mark Pare
Director
RI Fire Academy
401-667-3670
mark.pare@dbr.ri.gov
Mark St. Pierre
State Weekend Coordinator
RI Fire Academy
401-667-3670
msp9551@aol.com
CCP
August 3 - 4, 2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
John Shafer
Director
Indiana Fire Academy
317-281-3647
Joshafer@dhs.in.gov
Jim Campbell
NFA State Contact
Indiana Department of Homeland Security
000-000-0000
JaCampbell1@dhs.in.gov
John Shafer
Director
Indiana Fire Academy
317-281-3647
joshafer@dhs.in.gov
CCP