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S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior Pre-Course Work (2008)

Introduction
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.


Objectives
Demonstrate basic understanding of the fire environment in order to learn Intermediate Fire Behavior concepts.


Assignment
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


Safety Zones

Standard Fire Behavior Fuel Models



Technical Requirements
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