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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 13PRESCRIBED BURNING BOARD
CHAPTER 229CONTINUING FIRE TRAINING
RULE §229.5Requirements for Lead Instructors

(a) A lead instructor must conduct an approved CFT course, but may utilize assistance from a training cadre, as the lead instructor deems appropriate.

(b) In order to be eligible to conduct a training course, a lead instructor must have:

  (1) a minimum of 25 days of prescribed burns as the individual solely responsible for the prescribed burn;

  (2) participated in any position on a burn, with a minimum of 50 days of burns, with at least 75% of those days on prescribed burns;

  (3) a minimum of 35 days of prescribed burn management;

  (4) taken or taught a Board approved certified and insured prescribed burn manger course or be qualified as a NWCG Prescribed Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2) or higher; and

  (5) made at least 10 presentations of technical information to groups in a formal setting.

(c) Lead instructors must be approved by the Board.


Source Note: The provisions of this §229.5 adopted to be effective March 30, 2014, 39 TexReg 2281

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