Illinois Fire Service Institute


NWCG RX-301 Prescribed Fire Implementation : 24.00 Hours

Course Description

Prescribed Fire Implementation, RX-301 is designed to introduce students to the tools and techniques used to perform the job of a Prescribed Fire Burn Boss(RXB). Additional course hours will be required if agency specific material is added. The course is based on the tasks in the RXB position task book. It leads students through the duties and responsibilities associated with the RXB position. The desired outcome of this course is to prepare students for trainee assignments as a Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2).


The class fees for this class are being covered by a grant if your department serves a population under 10,000.  If you fail to attend the class or cancel after 4 weeks from the start of the class, you or your sponsoring department may be billed the full tuition of the class.


  Syllabus - RX-301.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • special programs
  • wildland


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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