Fire & Emergency Services
NFPA 1051 Wildland Firefighter Qualifications
|Wildland Firefighter Level 1|
Course ID: #1051-01
Course Description: This course provides you with the basic knowledge and skills to combat a wildfire. Content includes
The training is designed for municipal firefighters who may face grassland, bush, or forest fires. It is also suited to industrial firefighters at such sites as forestry plants and to urban municipalities with large park areas.
Pre-requisite(s): NFPA 1051 students should have an understanding of and experience demonstrating basic structural firefighter practices prior to instruction. NFPA 1001 level I certification is recommended. Official documentation for the following prerequisite qualifications must be submitted when applying for NFPA 1051 certification:
Evaluation: practical evaluation, proctored written exam
Certification: Successful students are eligible to apply for IFSAC and ProBoard certification. Applications can be downloaded from the Office of the Fire Commissioner's website.