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Forest Fire Prevention Specialists

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

The National Fire Protection Association offers the certified wildfire mitigation specialist credential to fire prevention professionals whose work involves wildfire hazard mitigation, public education practices, and wildland fire science. Applicants must have at least a high school diploma (or equivalent), pass a computer-based examination, and complete four required home ignition zone assessments. Contact the association for more information.  

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