TRAINING

Training and Qualifications

Interagency Aviation Training
Interagency Aviation Training supports an interagency-wide goal to accomplish safe, efficient, and effective utilization of aviation resources

Interagency Fire Program Management
Fire management qualifications standards established to improve firefighter safety and increase professionalism in fire management programs.

Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center - Tallahassee, Florida
Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center provides opportunities for federal, state, local and tribal government agencies and other organizations to build skills and knowledge of prescribed fire, with an emphasis on field experience.

National Advanced Fire & Resource Institute (NAFRI)
Formerly NARTC, a national level center for strategic planning, development, and implementation of fire, fuels, resource, and incident management skills and educational processes.

National Logistics Workshop
National Logistics Workshop provides assistance to any incident management personnel for information related to Logistics functions.

Operations and Training Committee
The Operations and Training Committee (OTC) provides national leadership in the development and maintenance of incident management standards, position standards and associated training. Primary objectives include:

In coordination with NWCG committees and other SMEs, develop, approve and disseminate standards and best practices for wildland fire incident management.

Establish the structure and business processes by which NWCG position standards are established and maintained.

Establish the structure and business processes by which the NWCG committees, NWCG training Development Program and others, develop revise and deliver NWCG Training.

In coordination with NWCG committees and other SMEs, develop, approve and disseminate minimum requirements for training, experience, physical fitness level, and currency standards for wildland fire positions to support successful position performance. 

Ensure that NWCG ICS position standards are compliant with NIMS requirements.

Work with Incident Qualifications and Certification System (IQCS) and Incident Qualification System (IQS) leads to ensure these business systems support and maintain established standards

NWCG Training and Qualifications
Links to local area, geographic area, national, and other related interagency wildland fire training information.

Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)
Focus line-going personnel on operations and decision making issues related to fireline and all-hazard incident safety.

In the Spotlight
photo of wildland fire and operations