Reducing Wildfire Risk to Property: Professional Online Training
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    Free Online Course for Wildfire Mitigation Professionals

    Home and business owners rely on wildfire safety specialists like you to advise them on mitigating risks and protecting their property against wildfire. NFPA® developed this new online course to help ensure that you have the knowledge and skills needed to provide guidance to property owners competently and confidently.

    Reducing Wildfire Risk to Property: Professional Online Training is a self-paced online learning course that provides the latest information, education, and resources that wildfire safety professionals need. Supported by a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), NFPA collaborated with a team of wildfire mitigation specialists to develop this interactive course, using real-world examples, engaging activities, and dynamic videos, animations, and graphics.

    This is the only course of its kind offered in an online format. It is a no-cost, easy-to-use, and engaging learning experience that you can access on your own schedule and complete at your own pace.

    Property owners are looking to professionals like you.

    More and more property owners are looking for expert advice on mitigating wildfire risks, spurred on in many cases by the significant rise in wildfire disasters that have destroyed entire neighborhoods. Many are also concerned by rising insurance rates and the threat of losing insurance if mitigation actions aren’t implemented. Often, property owners turn to the fire service, wildfire mitigation specialists, and local insurance agents for assistance.

    Key Topics:

    • The science behind how wildfires spread
    • Assessing structure ignition potential
    • Effective communication of risk mitigation recommendations to property owners
    • Engaging community leaders in wildfire preparedness and risk-reduction efforts
    • The home ignition zone

    Addressing the issues around wildfire risks to homes and businesses, Reducing Wildfire Risk to Property: Professional Online Training was developed for the wildland fire professional working with property owners in areas where wildfires can threaten homes and businesses. However, it is for any professional who needs to communicate risks and potential mitigation measures to property owners while promoting wildfire preparedness in their communities.

    This course is a must-have for a variety of skilled professionals, including:

    • Fire service
    • Wildfire mitigation specialists
    • Insurance professionals

    Continuing Education Units
    Earn 0.2 continuing education units.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    Terms:

    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.

    Specifications:

    • For optimal online course performance, please use Google Chrome or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.

     

  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here. Scroll down to the list of courses underneath each subject topic and you will see the words 'FREE DEMO' next to each course on the page which has them.

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