Wildland Firefighter Refresher - RT130 (includes shelter deployment)

XTN102 - 4.00 Hours

Description

The Wildland Firefighter Annual Refresher Training is a 4 hour course, designed to provide up to date fire line safety information.

This course meets the required annual training standards for NWCG, TCFP and TIFMAS. The course will use training and reference materials to study the risk management process as identified in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) as appropriate to participants, e.g., LCES, Standard Firefighting Orders, Watch Out Situations, Wildfire Decision Support System direction, Fire Management Plan priorities. Review and discuss current topics which could be based on the new modules or areas of concern identified by your agency or geographic area. Review forecasts and assessments for the upcoming fire season and discuss implications for firefighter safety. Review and discuss last resort survival including escape and shelter deployment site selection. Conduct hands-on fire shelter inspections. Practice shelter deployments in applicable crew/module configurations. While wearing appropriate personal protective equipment during fire shelter practice. The course will address hazard and safety subjects pertinent to wildland firefighting.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

The Wildland Firefighter Annual Refresher Training is a 4 hour course, designed to provide up to date fire line safety information.

This course meets the required annual training standards for NWCG, TCFP and TIFMAS. The course will use training and reference materials to study the risk management process as identified in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) as appropriate to participants, e.g., LCES, Standard Firefighting Orders, Watch Out Situations, Wildfire Decision Support System direction, Fire Management Plan priorities. Review and discuss current topics which could be based on the new modules or areas of concern identified by your agency or geographic area. Review forecasts and assessments for the upcoming fire season and discuss implications for firefighter safety. Review and discuss last resort survival including escape and shelter deployment site selection. Conduct hands-on fire shelter inspections. Practice shelter deployments in applicable crew/module configurations. While wearing appropriate personal protective equipment during fire shelter practice. The course will address hazard and safety subjects pertinent to wildland firefighting.

Prerequisites

NWCG S190/S130 Wildland Firefighter Training Course

Course Completion Requirements

  • Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG)
  • Wildland PPE

Attendance Requirements

This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements.

Topics

Entrapment Avoidance+Current Issues+Fire Shelter+Other Hazards and Safety Issues

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel currently trained in NWCG S190/S130, Certified TCFP Basic Wildland Firefighter, TIFMAS Basic Firefighter

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

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