Fire departments can deliver TargetSolutions’ RT-130: Wildland Fire Safety Refresher training to help prepare firefighters for wildland fire season. The four modules have been updated for 2015 and provide firefighters with the fundamentals of wildland fire firefighting, as well as safety strategies for operating in the wild.

TargetSolutions has updated its four-module RT-130: Annual Wildland Fire Safety Refresher training with 2015 updates from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.

The following updates have been made:

2015 Introduction: This module summarizes the 2014 fire season, provides statistical information, lessons learned, and a preview of the upcoming fire season.

Command and Control: Students will be able to explain the leadership principles of command and control, including trust, leader’s intent, pushing authority down to those with the information to solve problems, and communication.

Emergency Medical Short-haul: Students will understand how to use a short-haul helicopter to medevac a patient.

Margins: Students will understand the concept of margins and be able to create decision space in their complex and dynamic work environments.

Position Task Book: Students will understand the intent of the position task book system and how to implement it in the field.

Tools for Communication: Students will understand the five communication responsibilities including brief, debrief, acknowledge and understand messages, communicate hazards to others, and ask if you don’t know.

 

2015 RT-130 Updates in Community Resources

The 2015 video-based content has been added to Community Resources. You can search for it using the following tags: “2015 RT-130 updates” or “wildland fire annual refresher.”

This resource will come in handy for platform managers interested in assigning the new content for 2015 to users who have already completed the four-module course. If interested in delivering this resource, you will need to follow steps for building and assigning custom content.

Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to create and deliver custom content. Also, please note, for best viewing experience watching this video, please view in Internet Explorer or Chrome.

If you have any questions about TargetSolutions’ online training for firefighters, please contact us at (800) 840-8048.