Tactical Decision Making in Wildland Fire S-336

Course Description:

This course is designed to meet training requirements in the Operations Section of the Incident Command System.  Examples and exercises in this package are specific to wildland fire suppression.

This course is presented by Michigan DNR and/or USFS Forest Fire Officer instructors.


Course Objectives:

  • Develop the knowledge and practice in decision making necessary to effectively apply wildland fire suppression tactics.

  • Develop the tools for leadership in applying and teaching appropriate fire suppression tactics at their home unit.


    Course Name:  Tactical Decision Making in Wildland Fire

    Acronym:  TDMWF

    Course Code:  L36A

    Instructional Hours:  34

    Student Manuals:  Provided by Instructors

    To Schedule a Course:  SMOKE

    Instructor Fee:  $1530.00

    Student Application:  SMOKE


    Student Prerequisites:

  • Eighteen years of age or older

  • Member of an organized Michigan Fire Department

  • Qualified as any single resource boss or initial attack incident commander type 4 (ICT4).

  • Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.



    Issued by the Instructor

    Written Test:

    No State Test

    Practical Test:

    No State Test


To Schedule a Course:  SMOKE