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WFT 102 - Wildland Firefighter Safety and Survival

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: CSU

This course is part of a series of core courses required by the Wildland Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement and Associate of Science degree programs. The course provides students with information necessary to understand occupational safety and hazards associated with wildland firefighting operations. Emphasis is placed on situational awareness, protective measures, accident avoidance procedures, and the risk management process. Students also review fire ground near misses, entrapments, and fatalities. This course meets or exceeds National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) requirements.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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