Course: S-190: Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior / S-130: Firefighter Training / L-180: Human Factors on the Fireline
Dates: March 12-16, 2018
Location: Northwest Technical College, Bemidji, MN
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
S-190: This course provides instruction in the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. S-190 is typically taught in conjunction with or prior to Basic Firefighter Training, S-130. It is designed to meet the fire behavior training needs of a firefighter type 2 (FFT2) on an incident.
S-130: This course is designed to provide entry level firefighters skills. Many of the units are set up so they can be taught in either the classroom or the field; field time is encouraged. A version of L-180, Human Factors on the Fireline, has been included as part of this course.
L-180: The primary content of the L-180 course is delivered by video and supported with small group exercises. Topics include: situation awareness, basic communication responsibilities, attitude and stress barriers, decision-making process, and teamwork principles.
S-190: Entry level firefighters
S-130: Entry-level firefighters
L-180: Entry Level Personnel
S-130: It is highly recommended that students complete two on line courses BEFORE coming to class: IS-100 ICS Overview online and IS-700 NIMS Overview online
Class Size: 35
Nominations Due: 2018-03-01
Remarks: Send Nominations to: Elizabeth Bourquin MN DNR NW Region Forestry 2115 Birchmont Beach Rd NE Bemidji, MN 56601 218-308-2361 Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org