The TCFP Basic Wildland Firefighter Skills Testing (8 - Hours).
Part 1- 4 hours of classroom training to allow participants to practice the skills and ask questions relatign to the TCFP Basic Wildland Firefighter Skills.
Part 2 - 4 hours is allowed to administer the the TCFP Basic Wildland Skills exams.
The TCFP Basic Wildland Fire Fighter performance skills were designed to meet both the NFPA and NWCG national standards. For optimal learning, scenario-based training and role-playing is recommended; however, based on departmental needs certain activities may be simulated by other means. Skills demonstration requires realism, and should be conducted at various wildland/urban interface situations when possible. The Course Instructor should specify time constraints as necessary.
Successful completion of NWCG/TCFP S190/S130 Wildland Firefighter Training Course and a TCFP Skills Qualification Number.
Course Completion Requirements
- Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG)
- Wildland PPE
TopicsUsing a Fire Shelter+Inspect Personal Protective Equipment+Equipment Maintenance+Using the IRPG+Construct a Fireline+Ignition Devices+Protect Structures+Mop-Up Fire Area
All emergency response personnel currently trained in NWCG/TCFP S190/S130
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)