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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-ICS300HamiltonSept2021G300 Intermediate ICS CourseThis 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.September 28 - 30, 2021Scarlet Oaks Career Campus 300 Scarlet Oaks Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45241Enroll
EMA-OH-139OH-139 Exercise Design & EvaluationThis three-day course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of exercise design and prepare them to design and conduct a small functional exercise for their organization. Students will acquire fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to develop, conduct, evaluate, and follow-up on exercises. The course content addresses the fundamental requirements of an overall exercise program and its components. The exercise evaluation portion is designed to provide state and local emergency managers with a structure and guidelines that can be adapted for use in developing and implementing a system for evaluating exercises.October 4 - 6, 2021Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl St. Jackson, OH 45640Enroll
EMA-ICS300UnionOct2021G300 Intermediate ICS CourseThis 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.October 4 – 6, 2021Pleasant Valley Fire Department 650 West Main Street Plain City, Ohio 43064Enroll
EMA-G-271G-271 Hazardous Weather and Flood PreparednessThis course provides training for local and state emergency managers who respond to hazardous weather events, while promoting partnership and coordination between the National Weather Service (NWS) and emergency managers. The goal of this course is to enhance emergency managers’ ability to recognize potentially hazardous weather and flooding situations so they are equipped to plan appropriately and to coordinate effective responses. Oct. 5 - 7, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-ICS300LakeOctober2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.October 6 - 8, 2021Willoughby Fire Department, Station 1 37000 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, OH 44094 Enroll
EMA-G-289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) AwarenessThe Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course is a “Free” course designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. The material provides a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. It orients the participants to the public information function and the role of the PIO in the public safety / emergency management environment. This training forms the foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. Additionally, it provides those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.October 20, 2021Lucas Co. Emergency Services Training Center 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH 43604Enroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinSheriffOct2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.October 25 - 27, 2021Franklin County Sheriff's Office Training Academy 6373 Young Road Grove City, Ohio 43123-8901Enroll
EMA-ICS300PortageOctober2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.October 25 - 27, 2021Kent Police Department 301 South Depeyster Street Kent, Ohio 44240 (Training room is located at the bottom floor of the building.)Enroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonOct2021ICS-400 Advanced ICS CourseThis training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.October 25 -26, 2021Scarlet Oaks Career Campus 300 Scarlet Oaks Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45241Enroll
EMA-G-557G-557 Rapid Needs Assessment*This is a “Required” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program* This course provides information and resources to enable participants to develop an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective needs assessments. A good assessment allows community leaders to prioritize response actions ensuring the greatest life-saving and life sustaining benefits. Since resources are often limited in the first few hours of a disaster or emergency an effective rapid needs assessment allows for the efficient and effective use of those resources. Likewise, it allows local officials to evaluate their needs and request those resources that are not available in their jurisdiction to support life sustaining and life saving measures.October 25, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-G-108G-108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceThis course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) functions effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work together in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional MC providers to plan and provide MC/EA services to those affected by disaster.October 25 - 26, 2021Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl St. Jackson, OH 45640 Enroll
EMA-OH-606OH-606 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role Workshop ReminderThis 3-hour Workshop provides representatives of county / local emergency management, local governments (township, municipalities, county, special district, authorities, etc.), certain private non-profit organizations, and organized volunteer organizations with an overview of pre and post event topics related to disaster recovery. Training modules include an overview of the various supplemental State and Federal Disaster Assistance Programs, Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning and the post event Damage Assessment Process.October 27, 2021This course is sponsored by Lawrence County EMA and will be delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-OH-607OH-607 PA Cost Documentation / Damage AssessmentThis workshop introduces students to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program by addressing the basics of damage assessment, cost documentation and procurement. The FEMA PA Program provides financial assistance to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work and infrastructure repairs/replacement following disasters. This workshop is designed for records keepers, administrative and fiscal personnel responsible for cost documentation and/or procurement.October 27, 2021This course is sponsored by Lawrence County EMA and will be delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-ICS300MiamiOctober2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.October 27 - 29, 2021Miami County Communication Center 210 Marybill Drive Troy, OH 45373Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaNov2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.November 1 - 3, 2021Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinSheriffNov2021G-400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.November 4 - 5, 2021Franklin County Sheriff's Office Training Academy 6373 Young Road Grove City, Ohio 43123-8901Enroll
EMA-ICS300HenryNov2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.November 5 - 7, 2021 (WEEKEND COURSE)Henry County EMA 1847 Oakwood Avenue Napoleon, OH 43545Enroll
EMA-ICS400PortageNov2021G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.November 8 - 9, 2021Kent Police Department 301 South Depeyster Street Kent, Ohio 44240 (Training room is located at the bottom floor of the building.)Enroll
EMA-G-289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) AwarenessThe Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course is a “Free” course designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. The material provides a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. It orients the participants to the public information function and the role of the PIO in the public safety / emergency management environment. This training forms the foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. Additionally, it provides those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.November 9, 2021Wooster Safety Center 3333 Burbank Rd. Wooster, OH 44691Enroll
EMA-ICS300AllenNov2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.November 1 - 3, 2021Allen County Homeland Security and Emergency Management 2000 North West Street Lima, Ohio 45801Enroll
EMA-L-105L-105 PUBLIC INFORMATION BASICSTo equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response. The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU. L-105 is a “Required” Pre-requisite for the E/L 388 Advanced PIO CourseNovember 15 - 17, 2021Jackson County Fire Dept. Annex 166 Pearl St. Jackson, OH 45640 Enroll
EMA-ICS400BelmontNov2021ICS-400 Advanced ICS CourseThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.November 15 - 16, 2021Belmont County EMA 68329 Bannock Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950Enroll
EMA-G-235G-235 Emergency PlanningThis course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster. This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. The objectives of this course is to describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan. Explain how the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 helps state, local, and tribal governments determine and structure their planning requirements. Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration. Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process. Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning. Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts. Determine which Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) format is best suited to their jurisdictions.November 16 - 17 , 2021This course is sponsored by Lake County EMA and will be delivered virtually via Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-OH-605OH-605 Individual Assistance (IA) Damage AssessmentThis course provides a detailed overview of the following topics related to post-event assessment of the impact and magnitude of natural and person-made disasters to the private sector. Instruction includes: an overview of the local damage assessment process, criteria for Private Sector impacts, local damage assessment information reporting methods and standards for Private Sector, training local teams (composition or membership of damage assessment teams) and the roles and responsibilities of the Individual Assistance Damage Assessment Coordinator and team leads.November 17, 2021This course is sponsored by Lawrence County EMA and will be delivered virtually via Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-G-194.4G-194.4 Preparing for Post-Disaster ResponsibilitiesThis course is designed to familiarize participants with the issues surrounding getting teams started for work in the post-disaster environment. Topics include: Identifying partners and resources; creating post-disaster standard operating procedures (SOPs); introduction to post-disaster SOPs; introduction to post-disaster operations; initial sweeps and public information; detailed substantial damage inspections; substantial damage declarations and posting; permitting documentation; and compliance and funding sources.November 18, 2021Kent Police Department 301 South Depeyster Street Kent, Ohio 44240 (Training room is located at the bottom floor of the building.)Enroll
EMA-ICS400UnionNov2021ICS-400 Advanced ICS CourseThis training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.November 22 – 23, 2021Pleasant Valley Fire Department 650 West Main Street Plain City, Ohio 43064 Enroll
EMA-L-105L-105 PUBLIC INFORMATION BASICSTo equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response. The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU. L-105 is a “Required” Pre-requisite for the E/L 388 Advanced PIO CourseNovember 29 - December 1, 2021Kent Police Department 301 South Depeyster Street Kent, Ohio 44240 (Training room is located at the bottom floor of the building.)Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 ICS / EOC InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface. December 1, 2021Shelby County EMA 800 Fair Road Sidney, OH 45365Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaDec2021G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.December 6 – 7, 2021Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 ICS / EOC InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface. December 7, 2021Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 ICS / EOC InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface. December 7, 2021Stark County EMA 4500 Atlantic Blvd Canton, OH 44705 Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 ICS / EOC InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface. December 8, 2021Wooster Safety Center 3333 Burbank Rd. Wooster, OH 44691 Enroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinDec2021G300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour CLASSROOM course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.December 15 – 17, 2021Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230-1049Enroll
EMA-ICS400AllenJan2022G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.January 13 – 14, 2022Allen County Homeland Security and Emergency Management 2000 North West Street Lima, Ohio 45801Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinJan2022G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.January 26 – 27, 2022Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230-1049Enroll
EMA-ICS400MiamiJan2022G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.January 27 - 28, 2022 Miami County Communication Center 210 Marybill Drive Troy, OH 45373Enroll
EMA-ICS400HenryFeb2022G400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 15-hour CLASSROOM course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. 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.February 4 – 6, 2022 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)Henry County EMA 1847 Oakwood Avenue Napoleon, OH 43545Enroll
EMA-OH-230OH-230 Introduction to Emergency Management in OhioThis 3 ½ -day course provides new emergency managers and staff with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to develop an effective emergency management program in the state of Ohio. The course provides information on basic emergency management concepts and functions and how they are applied in Ohio. It includes modules on mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, laws and authorities, and funding and grants. Understanding the fundamental principles and practices of emergency management provides a framework for the future professional growth of every emergency manager and responder. This course is designed to provide a basic framework and understanding of emergency management and homeland security in Ohio. February 14 - 17 , 2022This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-DARTDrone Assessment and Response Tactics (DART)This course provides first responders and emergency managers with the knowledge and tools necessary to detect, identify, track, assess, respond and report UAS activity. Participants are presented with information on the current UAS terrorist and criminal threat, technology, and analog and electronic detection techniques. Participants are guided through demonstrations and exercises on the varying UAS types, their capabilities, and simulated threats involving Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).March 30, 2022Wellston FD Training Academy (WFD Station #2) 110 W. 2nd St. Wellston, OH 45692 Enroll
EMA - UASPDUnmanned Aircraft Systems Program Development (UASPD)UASPD course is a 4-hour block addressing the development of a drone program that will help departments/agencies to establish a UAS/drone program that complies with FAA, state and other federal requirements. Instructors have prior experience in establishing and running a drone program with their public safety/first responder organizations. There will be an additional 4 hours in the afternoon to conduct case study reviews.March 31, 2022Wellston FD Training Academy (WFD Station #2) 110 W. 2nd St. Wellston, OH 45692 Enroll
EMA-AWR-313Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME)The HME course provides first responders with information on general explosive characteristics and hazards, homemade explosive precursor materials, homemade explosive manufacturing indicators, and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components. Additionally, the course teaches first responders how to identify a homemade explosive laboratory and how to establish scene safety and security in such an incident. First responders are also presented information regarding community awareness and education programs related to homemade explosives. This information better prepares first responders to recognize hazards associated with homemade explosives during response operations.June 7, 2022Wellston FD Training Academy (WFD Station #2) 110 W. 2nd St. Wellston, OH 45692 Enroll
EMA-PER-233MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TO BOMBING INCIDENTS (MPRBI)This MPRBI course introduces first responders who may be involved in the medical response to an explosive incident to real-world event case studies and research-based information designed to enhance the medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. This course includes a management and planning-level section focused on pre-incident indicators of bombing incidents, bombing incident scene safety and security, and resource management for bombing incidents. The course also includes a performance-level section focused on bombing incident injury patterns and treatment; managing the medical response for bombing incidents; and the planning, training, and exercise cycle for bombing incidents. June 8 - 9, 2022Wellston FD Training Academy (WFD Station #2) 110 W. 2nd St. Wellston, OH 45692Enroll

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