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FSC 181 NWCG S-131 Advanced Firefighter Training
Credit Hours:  .5
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: .5 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
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Description: Advanced firefighter training. National Wildfire Coordinating Group standardized course.

Prerequisites: FSC 180

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the appropriate information during fire suppression activities.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate how to incorporate and maintain open lines of communication with all appropriate fire suppression personnel.
3. (Application Level) Show the ability to make informed decisions.
4. (Application Level) Apply Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes and Safety Zones (LCS) to fireline tactics.
5. (Analysis Level) Analyze the steps required to properly size up a fire situation and determine appropriate tactics.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate how to successfully read a map and use it during the map-reading demonstration in class.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Standards to be measured by National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) for advanced firefighter S131, by passing a final written exam with a score of 70% or greater.
2. Standard of FSC181 (NWCG S131) to be measured by applying the principles of Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes and Safety Zones (LCES) in a practical setting in the course, and demonstrating competency with a score of 70% or greater.
3. Student knowledge in map reading to be measured by the "Use of Maps, Firefighter Training S130 standards" (National Wildfire Coordinating Group).