Course: L-180: Human Factors on the Fireline / S-130: Firefighter Training / S-190: Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
Location: U of M St. Paul
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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-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.
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.
L-180: Entry Level Personnel
S-130: Entry-level firefighters
S-190: Entry level firefighters
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: 60