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Wildland Firefighting Logistics, Finance, Planning

Award Type: Associate in Science

The graduate of the Associate in Science in Wildland Firefighting Logistics, Finance, Planning will:

  • Demonstrate the skill set necessary for a successful career in Fire Service, Environmental Technology, and/or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Show knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and codes pertaining to safety and efficiency in all risk emergencies and scenarios pertaining to fire, safety, and/or medical services.

Program Requirements

Prerequisites for all wildland firefighting courses are the following two National Wildfire Coordinating Group Incident Command System Courses.

Course Number Course Title Units
WFT 301 Introduction to Incident Command System I-100 0.5
WFT 302 Basic Incident Command System I-200 0.5

A major of 30 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (15 Units):

Course Number Course Title Units
WFT 101 Wildland Fire Behavior 3.0
WFT 102 Wildland Firefighter Safety and Survival 3.0
WFT 103 Wildland Fire Operations 3.0
WFT 104 Wildland Public Information Officer, Prevention, and Investigation 3.0
WFT 105 Wildland Fire Planning, Logistics, and Finance 3.0

Plus a minimum of 15 units selected from the following:

Course Number Course Title Units
WFT 303 Intermediate Incident Command System I-300 1.5
WFT 304 Advanced Incident Command System I-400 1.0
WFT 305 Multi-Agency Coordination I-401 0.5
WFT 306 Incident Command System for Executives I-402 0.5
WFTL 310 Display Processor S-245 0.5
WFTL 311 Check-In Recorder/Status Recorder J-248 0.5
WFTL 312 Ordering Manager J-252 0.5
WFTL 313 Receiving and Distribution Manager J-253 0.5
WFTL 314 Base/Camp Manager J-254 2.0
WFTL 315 Equipment Manager J-255 1.5
WFTL 316 Tool and Equipment Specialist J-256 0.5
WFTL 317 Incident Communications Manager J-257 1.5
WFTL 318 Communications Equipment/Procedures S-258 2.0
WFTL 319 Security Manager J-259 0.5
WFTL 320 Fire Business Management Principles S-260 1.5
WFTL 321 Personnel Time Recorder J-261 1.0
WFTL 322 Equipment Time Recorder J-262 1.0
WFTL 324 Compensation for Injury Manager J-264 1.0
WFTL 325 Commissary Manager J-266 1.0
WFTL 326 Documentation Unit Leader J-342 1.0
WFTL 327 Situation Unit Leader J-346 1.0
WFTL 328 Demobilization Unit Leader J-347 1.0
WFTL 329 Resources Unit Leader J-348 1.5
WFTL 330 Facilities Unit Leader J-354 2.0
WFTL 331 Ground Support Unit Leader J-355 0.5
WFTL 332 Supply Unit Leader J-356 2.0
WFTL 333 Food Unit Leader J-357 1.5
WFTL 334 Communications Unit Leader J-358 4.0
WFTL 335 Medical Unit Leader J-359 1.5
WFTL 336 Cost Unit Leader J-362 0.5
WFTL 337 Compensation/Claims Unit Leader J-263 1.0
WFTL 338 Time Unit Leader J-365 0.5
WFTL 339 Procurement Unit Leader J-368 0.5
WFTL 340 Planning Section Chief J-440 1.5
WFTL 341 Logistics Section Chief J-450 2.0
WFTL 342 Finance Section Chief S-460 2.0

or the following WFTO courses

Course Number Course Title Units
WFTO 310 Basic Fire Suppression Orientation S-110 0.5
WFTO 315 Supervisory Concepts and Techniques S-201 1.0
WFTO 316 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface S-205 2.0
WFTO 328 Field Observer S-244 2.0
WFTO 329 Fire Business Management Principles S-260 1.0
WFTO 331 Helispot Manager J-272 0.5
WFTO 354 Operations Section Chief S-430 2.0
WFTO 355 Training Specialist S-445 1.0