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Course Description

This course is designed to meet the training needs of a Dozer Boss on an incident as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide. This course meets the minimum training, skills, knowledge, experience, for the participating agencies of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. PREREQUISITE: Firefighter I or Equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

  • Given a dozer, operator, and a tactical assignment, the student will: Ensure that the dozer has been properly inspected and signed up. Ensure that the operator is qualified and properly signed up. Determine the capabilities limitations of the dozer and operator to perform the assignment.
  • Given tactical situations in which a dozer is assigned to complete an assignment, the student will: Take the actions required of the dozer boss to safely and effectively complete the assignment.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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