FIRE 292 : S-330 Task Force/Strike Team Leader

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S-330 Task Force/Strike Team



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FIRE 230 and FIRE 290.


Prepares the student to perform in the role of task force leader (TFLD) or any strike team leader. Examples and exercises are specific to wildland fire suppression. The student is expected to perform in high risk simulations. This is an NWCG certified course and students are required to be qualified as any single resource boss.

Learning outcomes

The following learning outcomes are those of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

1. Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) to various incidents.
2. Identify and describe the responsibilities of a Task Force/Strike Team Leader (TFLD/STRC, STEN, STEQ).
3. Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics with assigned resources organized into strike teams or task forces.

Content outline

• Introduction
• Pre-Incident and Mobilization Responsibilities
• Pre-Engagement
• Tactical Engagement
• Post Engagement
• Responsibilities and Assessing Risk
• Demobilization
• Military Assignments
• All-Hazards

Required materials

All material provided to the student.

Grading methods

Students are assessed by exercises, quizzes, scenarios, final exam and final scenarios.

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