This course was developed by the BC Forest Service Protection Branch to meet regulatory requirements.
This course covers:
– fire line safety
– the fundamentals of fire fighting
– fire behaviour
– water delivery using portable pumps and gravity systems
The BC Forest Service Protection Branch recognizes Basic Fire Suppression and Safety (S-100) training only when delivered by a BCFS-endorsed instructor, and only when the S-100 curriculum is delivered in the approved format.
S-100 training will be delivered over two full days: one day in the classroom (theory), and one day in the field (practical exercise).
Upon successful completion of the course, the candidate will demonstrate a basic knowledge of wildland fire suppression organization structure, wild fire behaviour, plus suppression and safety procedures. Practical skills with equipment used in BC to effectively and safely respond to wildfires is a mandatory component for initial ticket holders. Successful candidates will receive the Ministry of Forests S-100 Fire Suppression certificate.
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