XTN101 – 4.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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 related 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.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of NWCG/TCFP S190/S130 Wildland Firefighter Training Course and a TCFP Skills Qualification Number. Participants are required to present a copy of certificate for prerequisite class to the instructor on the first day of class. Participants that do not show proof of prerequisite may not be allowed to remain in the class.

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

  • Using a Fire Shelter
  • Inspect Personal Protective Equipment
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Using the IRPG
  • Construct a Fireline
  • Ignition Devices
  • Protect Structures
  • Mop-Up Fire Area

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel currently trained in NWCG/TCFP S190/S130

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: esti@teex.tamu.edu

The reporting designed by TEEX has allowed for a seamless upload to the TWC Learning Outcome Training System (LOTS). At no time during the SDF grant period of performance has any data needed to be reformatted or resubmitted. The entire process has been straightforward and easy to use.

— Stephen Dodd, Project Executive, IBM Corporation 2009 Skills Development Fund Sub-recipient
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