WILDLAND FIRE TECHNOLOGY

WILDLAND FIRE TECHNOLOGY (WFT)

DIVISION: Business

WFT 101  WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR  
3 unit  

Study of wildland fire behavior, wildland fire predictions, and wildland fire operation safety. Topics include wildland fire environmental factors and the tools required to monitor weather and fire behavior will be discussed as it relates to wildland fire predictions. This course meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) requirements. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
WFT 102  WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER SAFETY AND SURVIVAL  
3 unit  

Exploration of occupational safety issues associated with wildland firefighting operations . Emphasis will be placed on situational awareness, protective measures, accident avoidance procedures, and the risk management process. Topics include fire ground near misses, entrapments, and fatalities. This course meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) requirements. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grade Mode L, P

WFT 103  WILDLAND FIRE OPERATIONS (GROUND, AIR)  
3 unit  

Examination of ground and air operations associated with wildland firefighting operations. Emphasis will be placed on incident command system use, strategy, tactics, hazards, resource typing, management, and safety procedures during wildland fire incidents. This course meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) requirements. Total of 54 hours of lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
WFT 104  WILDLAND FIRE INVESTIGATION, PREVENTION, AND PUBLIC INFORMATION  
3 unit  

Explore the roles and functions of the Public Information Officer (PIO, S-203), Fire Prevention Education Team Member (PETM, P-101), and the Wildland Fire Investigator (INVF, FI-110). Practice of public speaking, report writing, and presentation skills. This course meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) requirements. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
WFT 105  WILDLAND FIRE LOGISTICS, FINANCE, AND PLANNING  
3 unit  

Examine responsibilities and functions of the logistics, finance, and planning sections of the Incident Command System (ICS). Emphasis will be placed on how the different sections of the ICS are organized and utilized during wildland fire incidents. This course meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) requirements. Total of 54 lecture hours.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass