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S-290, INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR
(ONLINE) 2010

This is an NWCG-certified course. Click here to view the NWCG certification statement for this course.

This online course builds upon the basics in S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior but provides more detailed information about characteristics and interactions of the wildland fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography) that affect wildland fire behavior for safety purposes. The course is designed for personnel desiring to be qualified as any single resource boss or fire effects monitor (FEMO). Additional information about the course can be found in the Field Manager’s Course Guide (PMS 901-1).

Instructions
  1. Complete the online course by selecting the “Click to start the online course” link below (estimate 15 hours). You will be directed to the COMET MetEd website. You will need an COMET MetEd account, before starting the course, to receive an NWCG certificate of completion for this course; follow directions on the COMET MetEd website to obtain an account. It is important to read the "Overview" tab regarding additional requirements about NWCG course certificate.
  2. Print the NWCG certificate of completion per the COMET MetEd directions ("Overview" tab). Keep the certificate as proof of successful completion of the course.