California Prescribed-Fire Burn Boss Training
November 6 - November 10
South Bay Training Center, Los Osos, CA: November 6th – 10th
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 6PM ON SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2023
This course provides information about and develops the skills required for planning and managing prescribed fire on State or private lands. The curriculum includes portions of the National Wildland Fire Training (NWCG) courses RX301 Prescribed Fire Implementation, RX341 Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation, and RX410 Smoke Management Techniques, but should not be considered a substitute for any of these RX classes. This course contains instructor-led training, including simulation exercises and a task book. Students are required to complete the prerequisites (coursework, firing, and leadership requirements) prior to taking the instructor-led training and completing the task book. As detailed in the course plan, this course was developed and formatted into the SFT curriculum development model. Stakeholders are encouraged to study this information carefully and seek clarification from SFT if questions arise. Certified persons may act as contractors within land designated as State Responsibility Area (SRA) by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.