Jul 14, 2024  
2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 
2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

FS 1592 - Wildland Firefighter Technical Skills Development

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite:   +  
Pre- or corequisite: FS 1504 .
This course is designed to develop, improve and enhance the technical skills needed to function as an effective wildland firefighter. Students should expect to participate in arduous field activities that will include working with hand tools, constructing fireline, constructing helispots, tool maintenance, hoselays, portable tanks, and emergency medical evacuation procedures. In addition, students will develop their skills and knowledge necessary to properly use and maintain a handheld radio. Finally, students will complete a National Wildfire Coordination Group (NWCG) course related to fire origin scene protection. To participate in this course, students must have the required fire personal protective equipment. PPE includes: hard hat- (CNM approved), Nomex pants (or Department approved pants), CNM approved long-sleeved shirt, leather boots, eye protection, ear protection, and canteens for drinking water. National Wildfire Coordination Group Certificate: FI-110 Wildland Fire Origin Protection