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Command and Control of Wildland Urban Interface Fire Operations for the Structural Chief Officer W0612

Course available only during NFA Sponsored State Weekends
Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science.

This two-day course is designed to provide students with the essential tools and skills to operate safely in a wildland/urban interface (WUI) incident.

Course content covers:

  • Interface incidents.
  • Fire behavior.
  • Safety and operational considerations.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

Chief or Company Officers who may have command responsibility for multiple resources 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.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 26 - 27, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jamey Brads
Training Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Dereck Baker
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan