NFPA 1051 Wildland Fire Fighter

This course is designed for Wildland Firefighters and satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1051 Standard for Wildland Firefighter Professional Qualifications, Chapters four "Wildland Fire Fighter I" and five "Wildland Fire Fighter II".

NFPA 1051 Wildland Fire Fighter

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The Flexible Training Option

The Blended Wildland Fire Fighter Program allows students to take the theory portion of their training online instead of in class. In addition to completing the theoretical learning at your own pace, you can now complete it at your own place! Students are given up to one year to complete the online training portion of the program.

Contact Canadian Fire Rescue College to learn more about this great online wildland firefighter training today!

What Makes CFRC Different?

NFPA 1051 Wildland Fire Fighter

Course Description

This course is designed for Wildland Firefighters and satisfies the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1051 Standard for Wildland Firefighter Professional Qualifications, Chapters four "Wildland Fire Fighter I" and five "Wildland Fire Fighter II". This program has been designed to provide basic and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge required for Wildland Fire Fighting.

This course will cover the following chapters of the Firefighter's Handbook On Wildland Firefighting Strategy, Tactics and Safety 4th Edition​ (textbook not included):

1. Fireline Safety

2. Fire Weather

3. Topography and Fuels

4. Wildland Fire Behavior

5. Fireline Construction

6. Use of Water and Fire

7. Use of Firefighting Resources

8. Initial Attack: Strategies and Tactics

9. Wildland/Urban Firefighting: Strategies and Tactics

10. Incident Command System

11. Firefighting Realities

12. Map Reading

13. Fire Prevention

14. Hazardous Materials Recognition

15. Use and Care of Hand Tools​

The CFRC splits this program into two parts, the online portion (this program), and the practical portion which is to be taken after the completion of the online program. Once both portions have been successfully completed, the student will be eligible to take the Pro-Board Certification exam and practical evaluation.

Pro Board Accredited

In order to receive the opportunity to be tested by the Pro Board® students learning to become Wildland firefighters must complete the practical learning component on site in addition to the successful completion of the online Wildland firefighter learning program. For further information regarding the Pro Board®, visit www.theproboard.org

Prerequisites (practical component only)

Standard First Aid and CPR

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Wildland Fire Fighter Course Syllabus

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