Degree Options

The Allan Hancock College Wildland Fire Technology program offers degrees in the following:

Wildland Firefighting Operations

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

  Prerequisites for all wildland firefighting courses are the following two National Wildfire Coordinating Group Incident Command System Courses.  
WFT 301 Introduction to Incident
Command System [I-100]
.5 units
WFT 302 Basic Incident Command System [I-200] 1 units
     
  Required core courses (15 units)  
WFT 101 Wildland Fire Behavior 3 units
WFT 102 Wildland Fire Fighter Safety and Survival 3 units
WFT 103 Wildland Fire Operations (Ground, Air) 3 units
WFT 104 Wildland Fire Public Information Officer,Prevention, and Investigation 3 units
WFT 105 Wildland Fire Logistics, Finance and
Planning
3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 15 units selected from the following:  
WFT 303 Intermediate Incident Command System
[I-300]
1 units
WFT 304 Advanced Incident Command System
[I-400]
1 units
WFT 305 Multi-Agency Coordination .5 units
WFT 306 Incident Command System for Executives .5 units
WFTO 310 Basic Fire Suppression Orientation
[S-110]
.5 units
WFTO 311 Firefighter Training [S-130] 2 units
WFTO 312 Advanced Firefighter Training [S-131] .5 units
WFTO 313 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
[S-190]
.5 units
WFTO 314 Initial Attack Incident Commander Type 4 ICT4 [S-200] 1 units
WFTO 315 Supervisory Concepts and Techniques
[S-201]
1 units
WFTO 316 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface
[S-205]
2 units
WFTO 317 Portable Pumps and Water Use [S-211] .5 units
WFTO 318 Wildfire Powersaws [S-212] 1.5 units
WFTO 319 Driving for the Fire Service [S-216] 2 units
WFTO 320 Interagency Helicopter Training Guide
[S-217]
2 units
WFTO 321 Crew Boss (Single Resource) [S-230]1 .5 units
WFTO 322 Engine Boss (Single Resource) [S-231] .5 units
WFTO 323 Dozer Boss (Single Resource) [S-232] 1 units
WFTO 324 Tractor/Plow Boss [S-233] .5 units
WFTO 325 Firing Methods & Procedures [S-234]1 .5 units
WFTO 326 Felling Boss [S-235] 1.5 units
WFTO 327 Staging Area Manager [J-236] .5 units
WFTO 328 Field Observer [S-244] 2 units
WFTO 329 Fire Business Management Principles
[S-260]
.5 units
WFTO 330 Basic Air Operations [S-270] 1 units
WFTO 331 Helispot Manager [J-272] .5 units
WFTO 332 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
[S-290]
2 units
WFTO 333 Incident Commander, Multiple Resources
[S-300]
1 units
WFTO 334 Leadership & Organizational
Development [S-301]
1.5 units
WFTO 335 Task Force/Strike Team Leader [S-330] 1.5 units
WFTO 336 Fire Suppression Tactics [S-336] 2 units
WFTO 337 Division/Group Supervisor [S-339] 1 units
WFTO 338 Intermediate Aviation Operations
[S-370]
2 units
WFTO 339 Helibase Manager [S-371] 2 units
WFTO 340 Helicopter Coordinator [S-374] 2 units
WFTO 341 Air Support Group Supervisor [S-375] 2 units
WFTO 342 Air Tanker Coordinator [S-376] 1.5 units
WFTO 343 Air Tactical Group Supervisor [S-378] 1.5 units
WFTO 344 Introduction to Wildland Fire
Behavior Calculations [S-390]
2 units
WFTO 345 Incident Commander [J-400] 1.5 units
WFTO 346 Liaison Officer [S-402] 1 units
WFTO 347 Safety Officer [S-404] 1.5 units
WFTO 348 Standards for Survival [PMS-416] .5 units
WFTO 349 Hazardous Materials Awareness Program
for Firefighters [PMS-418]
.5 units
WFTO 350 Command and General Staff [S-420] 2 units
WFTO 351 Look Up, Look Down, Look Around
[PMS-427]
.5 units
WFTO 352 Learn to Behave [PMS-428] 1 units
WFTO 354 Operations Section Chief [S-430] 2 units
WFTO 355 Training Specialist [S-445] 1 units
WFTO 356 Air Operations Branch Director [S-470] 2 units
WFTO 357 Advanced Wildland Fire
Behavior Calculations [S-490]
2 units
WFTO 358 Facilitative Instructor [PMS-925] 2 units
WFTO 360 Hazardous Materials First Responder
Update
.5 units
EMS 461 Medical First Responder Update .5 units
WFTO 362 Campbell Prediction System 1 units
WFTO 363 Followership to Leadership [L-280] 1 units
WFTO 364 Incident Leadership [L-381] 2 units

Wildland Firefighting Prevention, Investigation, Prescribed Burning

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A major of 30 units is required for the associate in science degree and the certificate.
Required core courses (15 units)
  Prerequisites for all wildland firefighting courses are the following two National Wildfire Coordinating Group Incident Command System Courses.  
WFT 301 Introduction to Incident
Command System [I-100]
.5 units
WFT 302 Basic Incident Command System [I-200] 1 units
     
  Required core courses (15 units)  
WFT 101/td> Wildland Fire Behavior 3 units
WFT 102 Wildland Fire Fighter Safety and Survival 3 units
WFT 103 Wildland Fire Operations (Ground, Air) 3 units
WFT 104 Wildland Fire Public Information Officer,Prevention, and Investigation 3 units
WFT 105 Wildland Fire Logistics,
Finance and Planning
3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 15 units selected from the following:  
WFT 303 Intermediate Incident Command
System [I-300]
1 units
WFT 304 Advanced Incident Command System
[I-400]
1 units
WFT 305 Multi-Agency Coordination .5 units
WFT 306 Incident Command System for Executives .5 units
WFTP 310 Prescribed Fire for Burn Bosses [RX-300] 2 units
WFTP 311 Introduction to Wildfire Prevention [P-101] 2 units
WFTP 312 Inspecting Fire Prone Property [P-110] .5 units
WFTP 313 California Basic Fire
Prevention [P-140]
2 units
WFTP 314 Wildfire Origin & Cause
Determination [P-151]
2 units
WFTP 315 Introduction To Public
Information
Officer [S-203]
2 units
WFTP 316 Ignition Specialist [RX-230] 2 units
WFTP 317 Intermediate Fire Prevention [P-240] 2 units
WFTP 318 Prescribed Fire Monitoring & Analysis
[RX-290]
2 units
WFTP 319 Burn Boss [RX-300] 2 units
WFTP 320 Wildfire Prevention Analysis &
Planning [P-301]
2 units
WFTP 321 Wildfire Prevention Marketing [P-303] 2 units
WFTP 322 Advanced Fire Prevention [P-340] 2 units
WFTP 323 Introduction to Fire Effects [RX-340] 2 units
WFTP 324 Information Officer [S-403] 2 units
WFTP 325 Prescribed Fire Management [RX-420] 2 units
WFTP 326 Smoke Management Techniques [RX-450] 2 units
     
  or the following WFTO courses  
WFTO 310 Basic Fire Suppression Orientation
[S-110]
.5 units
WFTO 313 Introduction to Wildland Fire
Behavior [S-190]
.5 units
WFTO 315 Supervisory Concepts and
Techniques [S-201]
1 units
WFTO 316 Fire Operations in the Urban
Interface [S-205]
2 units
WFTO 325 Firing Methods & Procedures [S-234]1 .5 units
WFTO 329 Fire Business Management
Principles [S-260]
.5 units
WFTO 332 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
[S-290]
2 units
WFTO 334 Leadership & Organizational
Development [S-301]
1.5 units
WFTO 344 Introduction to Wildland Fire
Behavior Calculations [S-390]
2 units
WFTO 355 Training Specialist [S-445] 1 units
WFTO 358 Facilitative Instructor [PMS-925] 2 units
WFTO 362 Campbell Prediction System 1 units

Wildland Firefighting Logistics, Finance, Planning

Download Brochure PDF
A major of 30 units is required for the associate in science degree and the certificate.
Required core courses (15 units)

  Prerequisites for all wildland firefighting courses are the following two National Wildfire Coordinating Group Incident Command System Courses.  
WFT 301 Introduction to Incident
Command System [I-100]
.5 units
WFT 302 Basic Incident Command System [I-200] 1 units
     
  Required core courses (15 units)  
WFT 101 Wildland Fire Behavior 3 units
WFT 102 Wildland Fire Fighter Safety and Survival 3 units
WFT 103 Wildland Fire Operations (Ground, Air) 3 units
WFT 104 Wildland Fire Public Information Officer,Prevention, and Investigation 3 units
WFT 105 Wildland Fire Logistics,
Finance and Planning
3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 15 units selected from the following:  
WFT 303 Intermediate Incident Command
System [I-300]
1 units
WFT 304 Advanced Incident Command
System [I-400]
1 units
WFT 305 Multi-Agency Coordination .5 units
WFT 306 Incident Command System for
Executives
.5 units
WFTL 314 Base/Camp Manager [J-254] 2 units
WFTL 315 Equipment Manager [J-255] 1.5 units
WFTL 316 Tool and Equipment
Specialist [J-256]
.5 units
WFTL 317 Incident Communications
Manager [J-257]
1.5 units
WFTL 310 Display Processor [S-245] .5 units
WFTL 311 Check in Recorder/Status Recorder
[S-248]
.5 units
WFTL 312 Ordering Manager [J-252] .5 units
WFTL 313 Receiving and Distribution Manager
[J-253]
.5 units
WFTL 318 Communications Equipment/
Procedures [S-258]
2 units
WFTL 319 Security Manager [I-259] .5 units
WFTL 320 Fire Business Management
Principles [S-260]
1.5 units
WFTL 321 Personnel Time Recorder [J-261] 1 1 units
WFTL 322 Equipment Time Recorder [J-262] 1 units
WFTL 323 Claims Manager [J-263] 1 units
WFTL 324 Compensation for Injury Manager
[J-264]
1 units
WFTL 325 Commissary Manager [J-266] 1 units
WFTL 326 Documentation Unit Leader [J-342] 1 units
WFTL 327 Situation Unit Leader [J-346] 1.5 units
WFTL 328 Demobilization Unit Leader [J-347] 1 units
WFTL 329 Resource Unit Leader [J-348] 1.5 units
WFTL 330 Facilities Unit Leader [J-354] 2 units
WFTL 331 Ground Support Unit Leader [J-355] .5 units
WFTL 332 Supply Unit Leader [J-356] 2 units
WFTL 333 Food Unit Leader [J-357] 1.5 units
WFTL 334 Communications Unit Leader [J-358] 4 units
WFTL 335 Medical Unit Leader [J-359] .5 units
WFTL 336 Cost Unit Leader [I-362] .5 units
WFTL 337 Compensation/claims Unit Leader
[I-363]
.5 units
WFTL 338 Time Unit Leader [I-365] .5 units
WFTL 339 Procurement Unit Leader [I-368] .5 units
WFTL 340 Planning Section Chief [J-440] 2 units
WFTL 341 Logistics Section Chief [J-450] 2 units
WFTL 342 Finance Section Chief [I-460] 2 units
     
  or the following WFTO courses  
WFTO 310 Basic Fire Suppression
Orientation [S-110]
.5 units
WFTO 313 Introduction to Wildland
Fire Behavior [S-190]
.5 units
WFTO 315 Supervisory Concepts and
Techniques [S-201]
1 units
WFTO 316 Fire Operations in the Urban
Interface [S-205]
2 units
WFTO 327 Field Observer [S-244] 2 units
WFTO 329 Fire Business Management
Principles [S-260]
.5 units
WFTO 331 Leadership & Organizational
Develop [S-301]
2 units
WFTO 351 Training Specialist [S-445] 1 units
WFTO 354 Facilitative Instructor [PMS-925] 2 units

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