WF 131 : S-131, Firefighter Type I

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S-131, Firefighter Type I



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


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Recommended preparation

WF 100 and WF 101.


Firefighter Type 1, S-131, is designed to meet the training needs of the Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1). This course is designed to be interactive in nature. It contains several tactical decision games designed to facilitate learning the objectives and class discussion. Topics include fireline reference materials, communications, and tactical decision making.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify position responsibilities and demonstrate the ability to apply principles of Operational Leadership found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG: PMS 461).
2. Describe how to incorporate and maintain open lines of communication with appropriate personnel, and identify documentation responsibilities.
3. Identify Look Up, Down and Around indicators and demonstrate the ability to apply the components of Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones (LCES) as described in the IRPG.
4. Demonstrate the ability to apply tactical decision making procedures.

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