S-130, S-190, L-180: Review and Field Practical, Firefighter Training and Wildland Fire Behavior

firefighters fighting wildfires


Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: Yes | Students: 15–30 | Host requirements: None

This is a combination of introductory courses designed to train the entry-level firefighter, as well as refresh the structural and wildland firefighter. Participants will be introduced to and gain knowledge of basic incident management organization, firefighting techniques, suppression equipment, safety, strategy and tactics along with fire behavior, and establish an awareness of human performance issues that impact fireline job performance.

Special requirements

  • The full course involves completion by self-study of an online version of IS.B-100 (ICS 100), and self-study online or by download of L-180/S-130 and S-190 and the completion of this Review and Field Practical. The L-180/S-130 and S-190 self-study materials will be provided upon registration to participants April 3. Successful completion of the field practical is required for final certification of the L-180/S-130/S-190 courses.
  • Participants will need to bring field work clothing, leather lace-up boots, work gloves and a hard hat to this class.


Completion by self-study of:

  • IS.B-100 (ICS 100) Introduction to the Incident Command System (3 hours),
  • L-180/S-130 Firefighter Training (30–35 hours) and
  • S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (6–8 hours).

Make sure you print and bring to the Review and Field Practical the course completion certificate for IS.B-100 (ICS 100) and all module certificates upon completing all the L-180/S-130 and S-190 course modules. Admission to the Review and Field Practical will not be allowed unless the IS.B-100 (ICS 100) certificate and all module certificates for L-180/S-130 and S-190 are presented to the instructor at the start of the Review and Field Practical.

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