Firetack Crew Leader

FIRES-033 (This course is not open to the public)  
DATES
March 15-22, 2018
March 14-21, 2019

TIMES
7 days/starts at 1 p.m./ends at noon (Session 1 Wed-Wed) (Session 2 Thu-Thu). Mandatory fitness 6 - 7 a.m.

COURSE LEADER
Kevin A. Hakes
780-865-8372
kevin.hakes@gov.ab.ca

Overview

This course is designed to fill the role of Firetack Crew Leaders on wildfires. Training includes the Incident Command System as it relates to the firetack crew leader on large wildfires, as well as leadership, crew preparedness, fire weather and fire behaviour, fire weather index, assessments, safety, aircraft, and fireline operations. Labs include compassing and pacing, GPS, pumps, hose-lays, and strategies and tactics. Participation in physical fitness training is mandatory.