XTN102 – 4.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s 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 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.


NWCG S190/S130 Wildland Firefighter Training Course. 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.


  • 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 on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Contact Information

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

Thank you so very much. The [BEDC] course was both very informative and interesting. It was a pleasure getting to meet everyone there and hearing about their experiences along with their input.

— Miroslava Valdez, BEDC Participant, Manager, Weslaco Economic Development Corporation
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