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S-482, Strategic Operational Planning 2015

This is an NWCG-certified course. Click here to view the NWCG Certification Statement.

A description of the course can be found in the Field Manager’s Course Guide (PMS 901-1).

  1. Complete the online component by selecting the “Click to start the online component” link below (estimate 10-16 hours).
  2. Take the assessment (exam) by selecting the “Click to take the assessment for the online component” link below. You will be directed to the National Fire Academy (NFA) website. You will need an NFA account to take the assessment; follow directions on the NFA website to obtain an account.  NOTE:  When registering in NFA online to take the online assessment, be sure at the Log On screen you pick the "NWCG" domain.
  3. You must obtain a passing score of 70% or higher on the assessment to receive a certificate of completion for the online component. Print the certificate and submit it as directed in your course selection letter.
  4. Refer to the course selection letter for the location, dates, and times of the instructor-led component of the course.