Emergency Preparedness Training Opportunities

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training
The purpose of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training is to provide the individuals who complete this course with the basic skills that they will need to respond to their community’s immediate needs in the aftermath of a disaster, when emergency services are not immediately available. By working together, CERT members can assist in saving lives and protecting property using the basic techniques in this course. The target audience for this course is individuals who desire the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and respond to a disaster.

Dates August 4 & 5, 2012
Time 09:00-16:00
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Registration Email: certsignup@gmail.com
OR: cshamkins@co.pg.md.us
 
  • ICS-100 & IS 700: Introduction to Incident Command System & Introduction to NIMS
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. IS 700 introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

Dates August 16, 2012
Time 08:00-4:30
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
ICS 200 is approximately 3 hours and designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

Dates August 21, 2012
Time 08:30-12:00
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-100 & IS 700: Introduction to Incident Command System & Introduction to NIMS
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. IS 700 introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

Dates September 6, 2012
Time 08:00-4:30
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-402: Incident Command System (ICS) Overview for Executives and Senior Officials
ICS 402 is approximately 2 hours and provides executives and senior officials (including elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).
 
Prerequisites: None
 
Dates September 13, 2012
Time 09:00-12:00
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
ICS 200 is approximately 3 hours and designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
 
Prerequisites: ICS-100, and IS-700
 
Dates September 18, 2012
Time 08:30-12:00
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents
This 24-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.
 
Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200 and IS-700
 
Dates October 16-18, 2012
Time 08:00-16:30
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff, Complex Incidents and MACS
A 16-hour classroom course provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.
 
Prerequisites: ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, and IS-700.
 
Dates October 24 & 25, 2012
Time 08:00-16:30
Location CCF – Building
Classroom 1
7911 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Registration Email: http://ncr-nims-officers.eventbrite.com/
 
  • AWR136 – Essentials of Community Cyber Security
Essentials of Community Cyber Security is a 1/2 day introduction to cyber security. This course is a basic awareness course that explores how cyber attacks can impact, prevent and/or stop business operations and emergency response, through a discussion-based curriculum building terminology, ways to identify fundamental cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and countermeasures.
 
Topics: Basic Cyber Security Terminology, Levels of cyber security threats, Techniques for security awareness with community leaders, and how cyber attacks affect physical world
 
Audience Participants that would like to better understand basic computer security such as emergency operations, critical infrastructures, public or private incident response personnel, state, county, and municipal officers, as well as industry members
 
Dates August 23, 2012
Time 08:00-12:00
Location City of Laurel Partnership Activity Hall (next to police station)
811 5th Street
Laurel, MD
Contact John Reginaldi
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Email: john.reginaldi@maryland.gov
Tel: (443) 865-9514
Registration AWR136 – Essentials of Community Cyber Security – 4.00 Hours Registration Form
 
This is a one-day entry level class designed to teach new WebEOC users how to effectively use and operate the application. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how WebEOC can be used to support all phases of management during a major emergency, disaster, exercise, or event. Also serves as a refresher course.
Upcoming classes: August 15th, October 10th, and December 12th
Cranford-Graves Fire Services Building, 6820 Webster Street, Hyattsville, MD 20784 

Register by linking to http://weblearningit.com/webeoc/.

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