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EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE_ _____________________________________________________________ 2016-2017
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WFM 101 Basic Fire School
2.25 Credits
The purpose of this entry-level course is to train new
firefighters in basic firefighting skills in order to have a
successful first assignment on a wildland fire. Students will learn
the basics of fire behavior, fire line safety, the ability to
recognize hazardous situations and the incident command
structure. Students who complete this course will be qualified to
suppress wildfires while under close supervision.
WFM 104 Portable Pumps & Water Use
.50 Credit
This 12-16 hour course is designed to give students practical
knowledge and application skills of portable pump operations.
WFM 105 Wildland Fire Power Saws
.75 Credit
This course will train students in the use of power saws and
techniques in order to prepare for their functional role as a power
saw operator on an incident.
WFM 108 Supervisory Concepts & Techniques
1 Credit
Through classroom instruction, exercises, and discussion, the
student will apply the principles of communication and
supervision required of a single resource boss to perform on
a wildland fire incident. Students will learn the supervisor’s
responsibilities, ethics, and concepts such as workforce diversity,
mutual respect, leadership, and team building.
WFM 109 Dozer Boss - Single Resource
1 Credit
This course is designed to meet the training recommended for
the dozer boss (single resource) on a wildland fire incident.
WFM 110 Interagency Incident Business Management
1 Credit
This course is targeted for entry-level logistics and finance/
administration positions, helicopter managers, and single
resource positions in the Incident Command System. Instruction
will include rules of conduct for incident assignments,
recruitment of casuals, pay provisions, property management,
cooperative agreements, and other incident business
management practices.
WFM 111 Basic Air Operations
1 Credit
This course affords the training a survey of uses of air craft and
fire suppression and provides the student on how to conduct
themselves in and around air craft.
WFM 112 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
2 Credits
This is a skill course that is designed to instruct prospective
fireline supervisors in a wildland fire behavior or effective and
safe fire management operations. Upon completion of this course
students will be able to determine basic import data of terrain,
fuels, and weather require for understanding wildland fire
behavior for various times of the day and night. Students will
be able to describe the causes of extreme fire behavior, assess
fireline data, describe fire conditions, and environmental factors.
WFM 115 Crew Boss – Single Resource
1.50 Credits
This course is designed to meet the training needs of a crew boss
on a wildland fire incident. Students will learn preparation,
mobilization, tactics and safety, off line duties, demobilization
and post incident responsibilities.
WFM 121 Incident Commander Extended Attack
1 Credit
This course is designed to prepare the incident commander to
gather information, establish priorities, and coordinate resources
at the incident scene.
WFM 123 App Interagency Incident Business Management
1 Credit
This course is targeted for entry-level logistics and finance/
administration positions, helicopter managers, and single
resources positions in the incident command system.
WFM 125 Firefighter Type 1 Training
.50 Credit
This interactive course was added to the wild fire suppression
curriculum to provide additional instruction in tactics and safety
for the Advanced Firefighter Squad Boss.
WFM 126 Interagency Helicopter Training Guide
2 Credits
This course provides basic knowledge and skills required by
individuals who will be working with helicopters. The skills
taught relate to fire and non-fire project assignments.
WFM 131 Basic Incident Command System
.75 Credit
This course is designed to introduce students to the principles
associated with the Incident Command System.
WFM 135 Fitness Training for the Work Capacity Test
3 Credits
Studies of wildland firefighting clearly show the link between
fitness and work performance. The purpose of this self-study
course is to prepare students for the Work Capacity Test that
is required for anyone working in wildland or prescribed fire
positions . The Work Capacity Test involves carrying a 45 pound
pack a distance of three miles in 45 minutes. Credit will be
awarded upon certification of successful completion of the Work
Capacity Test.
WFM 136 Position Task Book
2 Credits
Students will complete the advanced firefighter task book as
documentation of competencies learned.
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