The pre-course work is designed to ensure that students come to class with a basic understanding of the fire environment in order to learn Intermediate Fire Behavior concepts.
The pre-course work is divided into seven parts that correspond to questions on the pre-qualifying test.
Demonstrate basic understanding of the fire environment in order to learn Intermediate Fire Behavior concepts.
Complete the pre-course work.
Complete the pre-qualifying test.
Take the pre-qualifying test, return it back to the course coordinator as instructed. You must receive a passing score of 70% or higher to be considered for admittance to the course.
Reference and Instructional Material
Instructional material (.pdf):
S-290 Pre-Course Work
S-290 Pre Qualifying Test
Reference Material (all in .pdf):
Aids to Determining Fuel Models
Fire Environment Visualization
Fireline Handbook PMS 410-1 Appendix B
FLAME in a Nutshell
Map and Compass
S-190 Student Workbook
Standard Fire Behavior Fuel Models
Adobe Reader (download)