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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-G-402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior OfficialsThe purpose of this course is to familiarize Senior Officials (executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) their role in supporting incident management within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) tenets and the role of the four command and coordination entities (ICS, EOC, MAC Group and JIS) within NIMS).February 1, 2023Virtual via Microsoft Teams 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.February 1, 2023Miami County Communications Center 210 Marybill Road Troy, Ohio 45373Enroll
EMA-OH-202OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris-generating event with emphasis on State and; local responsibilities. Developed from a predisaster planning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations; compliance with laws and regulations; contracting procedures; debris management site selection; volume-reduction methods; recycling; special debris situations; and supplementary assistance. This workshop is for local officials and state personnel who are responsible for planning and/or implementing debris removal and disposal actions. This includes Public Works, Solid Waste Management, Engineering, Environmental Compliance, Public Information, Legal Affairs and Procurement/Contracting personnel.February 2, 2023Miami County Communications Center 210 Marybill Road Troy, Ohio 45373Enroll
EMA-ICS400LucasFeb2023G400 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 6 - 7, 2023Lucas County Emergency Operations Center, 2144 Monroe Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 Enroll
EMA-ICS300LakeFeb2023G300 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.February 6 - 8, 2023Lake County Emergency Management 8505 Garfield Road Mentor, Ohio 44060 Enroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinFeb2023G300 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.February 7 - 9, 2023Whitehall Division of Fire 390 S. Yearling Rd. Whitehall, OH 43213 Enroll
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.February 8-10, 2023Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400LakeFeb2023G400 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 9 - 10, 2023Lake County Emergency Management 8505 Garfield Road Mentor, Ohio 44060Enroll
 OH-726 Commodity Points of Distribution This course provides an in-depth look into establishing a Commodity Point of Distribution (CPOD) to provide life-sustaining supplies (food, water, ice, tarps, etc.) to a populace affected by a disaster / emergency. The individual lessons detail the staffing, equipment and procedures a jurisdiction or volunteer agency will utilize to plan for, execute and demobilize a commodity POD operation. The course contains 4-hours of classroom instruction and a 4-hour practical exercise to setup and recover a Type III POD. Attendees will also receive supplemental training materials for developing plans and conducting training on the companion skills needed for POD safety.February 11, 2023Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300LorainFeb2023G300 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.February 13 - 15, 2023Oberlin Fire Department 430 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074 Enroll
EMA-OH-230OH-230 Introduction to Emergency Management in OhioThis 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 14-16, 2023State of Ohio EOC 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
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 CourseFebruary 14-16, 2023Trumbull County EMA 640 North River Road NW Suite B Warren, Ohio 44483Enroll
EMA-ICS400AshtabulaFeb2023G400 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 15 - 16, 2023Ashtabula County EMA, 17 North Market Street, Jefferson, Ohio 44047 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ShelbyFeb2023G400 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 18 – 19, 2023 (Weekend)Shelby County EMA 800 Fair Road Sidney, OH 45365 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 CourseFebruary 21-23, 2023Delaware County EOC 10 Court Street Delaware, Ohio 43015Enroll
EMA-OH-318OH-318 Local Hazard Mitigation PlanningThis course provides plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local “Hazard Mitigation Plan”. During this course, participants will learn what constitutes hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning; develop or update a local “Mitigation Plan”; and identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation. **This is a REQUIRED course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. ** February 21-22, 2023Virtual via Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-G-141G-141 Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills This 3-day course addresses the practicalities of conducting successful interactions, managing the classroom experience, and making presentations. It covers the basics of adult learning and of training evaluation for those wanting more experience in this area. Participants have several opportunities to practice presentation and instructional skills, first as spokespersons for small groups, then during short duo presentations, 3-minute individual presentations, and, finally, 20-minute individual presentations, using material related to their own programs or functions and detailed feedback is provided by the instructors.February 22-24, 2023Northeast Ohio Sewer District Office 4747 E. 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS400LorainFeb2023G400 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 27 - 28, 2023Oberlin Fire Department 430 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074 Enroll
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. March 1-3, 2023Virtual Via Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-ICS300PrebleMarch2023G300 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.March 4, 5 & 11, 2023 (Weekend)Preble County Fairgrounds - Expo Center 722 South Franklin Street, Eaton, OH 45320Enroll
EMA-L969COMLHamiltonMarch2023L969 Communications Unit Leader (COML)Course Description: This four-day All-Hazards L969 Communications Unit Leader (COML) course trains emergency responders to serve as radio communications unit leaders during all-hazards emergency operations. COML responsibilities include developing plans to effectively use incident communications equipment and facilities, managing distribution of communications equipment to incident personnel, and coordinating the installation and testing of communications equipment. Since 2008, the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) has conducted COML courses across the nation and trained more than 4,800 public safety responders in this course (there is no charge to attend this course and course material will be provided by DHS/OEC). This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction with a goal of ensuring Federal agencies and State/Territory organizations have trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or a planned event. March 13 – 16, 2023Hamilton County Educational Services Center 11083 Hamilton Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 Enroll
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.March 13, 2023Lorain County EMA 322 Gateway Blvd. Elyria, Ohio 44035Enroll
EMA-ICS300UnionMarch2023G300 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.March 14 - 16, 2023Northern Union County Fire Department 602 N. Franklin Street Richwood, OH 43344 Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaMarch2023G300 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.March 20 - 22, 2023Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS300ButlerMarch2023G300 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.March 21 - 23, 2023Fairfield Township Station 211 6048 Morris Road Hamilton, Ohio 45011 Enroll
EMA-G-2300G-2300 Intermediate EOC FunctionsThe G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions is a 24-hour course with the goal of assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).March 22-24, 2023Hamilton County Educational Center 11083 Hamilton Ave Cincinnati OH Enroll
EMA-ICS400PrebleMarch2023G400 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.March 25 - 26, 2023Preble County Fairgrounds - Expo Center 722 South Franklin Street, Eaton, OH 45320Enroll
  This course is for emergency managers, public works officials, levee district representatives, and others responsible for planning, preparing, and managing the response to a flood. Using a com-bination of lectures, discussions, activities, and exercises, the course will take participants through the complete process from well before the flood to clean-up afterwards. Officials from communities at risk of flood-ing should take this training. While this training emphasizes how to con-duct a flood fight, it provides information to help communities decide if a flood fight is possible and worth the effort and cost. Diagrams with ma-terials lists and equipment and labor requirements to construct various types of temporary flood protection can be used to help determine if there is enough time and resources to protect the community. If the whole community cannot be protected, then officials must decide where to concentrate their efforts to protect some areas and/or evacuate and relocate what they can. If a flood fight is undertaken, it should be done the right way or the effort will be wasted. This is an Elective Course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS)March 29-30, 2023Virtual via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-ICS300LawrenceMarch2023G300 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.March 31 – April 2, 2023 (Weekend)Lawrence County Joint Response Operations Center 715 Lane Street Coal Grove, Ohio 45638Enroll
EMA-G-418G-418 Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) Planning and OperationsThe purpose of this course is to prepare Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) Coordinators and their teams to develop MC/EA plans to support and/or coordinate MC/EA disaster responses. Course Objectives: -Describe MC/EA activities. -Identify key MC/EA planning steps. -Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Mass Care Coordinator and team. -Define the scale of the disaster and estimate needed resources to support a MC/EA disaster operation. -Discuss the primary elements of MC/EA Information Management.April 1-2, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400UnionApril2023G400 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.April 4 - 5, 2023Northern Union County Fire Department, 602 N. Franklin St., Richwood, OH 43344 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. April 6, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-OH-202OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris-generating event with emphasis on State and; local responsibilities. Developed from a predisaster planning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations; compliance with laws and regulations; contracting procedures; debris management site selection; volume-reduction methods; recycling; special debris situations; and supplementary assistance. This workshop is for local officials and state personnel who are responsible for planning and/or implementing debris removal and disposal actions. This includes Public Works, Solid Waste Management, Engineering, Environmental Compliance, Public Information, Legal Affairs and Procurement/Contracting personnel.April 10, 2023Lorain County EMA 322 Gateway Blvd North Elyria, Ohio 44035Enroll
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 CourseApril 11-13, 2023Shelby County EMA 800 Fair Road Sidney, Ohio 45365 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ButlerApril2023G400 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.April 12 - 13, 2023Fairfield Township Station 211 6048 Morris Road Hamilton, Ohio 45011Enroll
EMA-ICS300ColumbianaApril2023G300 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.April 14 - 16, 2023 (Weekend)Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department 15445 Pugh Road, East Liverpool, OH 43920Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaApril2023G400 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.April 17 - 18, 2023Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125 Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitApril2023G300 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.April 17 - 19, 2023Cuyahoga Falls Fire Dept. Station 5 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224Enroll
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. April 18, 2023Knox County EMA 11540 Gilchrist Road Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050Enroll
EMA-G-358G-358 Evacuation and Re-Entry PlanningThis 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.April 19-20, 2023Virtual via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-ICS300HamiltonApril2023G300 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.April 19 - 21, 2023Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 300 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Room 830, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 Enroll
OH-197OH-197 Planning for Access and Functional Needs in EmergenciesThis 2-day course provides participants with the information necessary to utilize access and functional needs-inclusive practices during Emergency Planning. Course objectives include: • Define access and functional needs and disabilities and how they differ. • Define key terms related to inclusive planning. • Identify appropriate resources to assist in planning for, and with, adults and children with disabilities and others with ac-cess and functional needsApril 20-21, 2023FCEM&HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd Columbus Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-G251G-251 Workshop in Emergency Management Radio ResourcesThe purpose of this workshop is to educate State and local emergency management officials about amateur radio resources that provide emergency communications. More specifically, the workshop provides information and guidance on Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), encourages State and local emergency management agencies to use RACES, and shows how these agencies can have an effective, integrated, and properly managed RACES organization.April 22, 2023Wellston Fire Department Training Academy 110 West 2nd Street Wellston Ohio 45692Enroll
EMA-G-272G-272 Warning CoordinationThis course is the latest in the hazardous weather series of courses produced in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). Every year, the United States experiences more severe weather than any other country in the world. In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses, emergency managers must work closely with the NWS and the news media to provide effective warnings that can be received and understood by people at risk. This course is intended to help facilitate that process. Course topics include: The Social Dimensions of Warning Response; Developing Effective Warning Messages; Developing an Effective Community Warning Process; and Working with the News Media to Create a Weather Warning Partnership. In addition to lecture and discussion, the course includes case studies, exercises, and an opportunity for interaction with representatives of the local news media.April 24-25, 2023Lorain County EMA 322 Gateway Blvd Elyria, Ohio 44035Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitApril2023G400 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.April 24 - 25, 2023Cuyahoga Falls Fire Dept. Station 5 3497 Wyoga Lake Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224Enroll
EMA-G108G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceCourse Description: This course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance function effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional Mass Care providers to plan for and provide Mass Care/ Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) services to those affected by disaster. It is designed to develop foundational knowledge of Mass Care and Emergency Assistance services in the community. It is not a “how to” for sheltering. Participants will use this information to build community emergency “Action Items” and to identify gaps in the community’s program. G-108 is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. April 25-26, 2023Delco EMA 10 Court Street Delaware Ohio 43015Enroll
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 CourseApril 25-27, 2023NEORSD 4747 E 49th St Cuyahoga Hts. OH 44125 Enroll
EMA-OH-101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining an EOPThis free interactive course primarily focuses on the planning development process, hazard analysis, basic plan, and annexes/emergency support functions relating to Emergency Operations Plans. Additional material covered includes Ohio Revised Code & Administrative Code requirements, CPG101 basics, NIMS, partner engagement, COOP, and a brief overview of the state EOP. April 27, 2023Virtual Via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-OH-605OH-605 IA Damage Assessment This 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.May 3, 2023Southpoint County Facility 1512 South US Highway 68 Suite C-103 Urbana, OH 43078 Enroll
EMA G-235G-235 Emergency Planning This 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.May 3-4, 2023Hamilton County Educational Center 11083 Hamilton Ave Cincinnati OH Enroll
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.May 6, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400ColumbianaMay2023G400 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.May 6 – 7, 2023 (Weekend)Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department 15445 Pugh Road East Liverpool, OH 43920Enroll
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 CourseMay 8-10, 2023Akron-Summit County Library 60 South High St. Akron OH, 44326 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. May 15, 2023NEORSD 4747 E 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-G-386G-386 Mass Fatalities IncidentThis course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management; mass fatalities; planning before and operations during an incident; establishing the morgue; family assistance support operations; and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event. The target audience for this course is local responders who may have responsibility for the recovery, handling, identification, and return of remains following a mass fatalities incident. May 15-16, 2023Lorain County EMA 322 Gateway Blvd North Elyria, Ohio 44035Enroll
EMA-G-2302G-2302 Emergency Operations Center Leadership Skillset The purpose of this course is to provide the participants practice around the EOC Skillsets with experiences on how to activate and run an effective and efficient EOC. This will enable EOC leaders to understand the importance of multiple EOC positions and responsibilities, gathering and analyzing data, maintaining continuity of the organization, and delivering information to the appropriate agencies and individuals, as well as the confidence in making decisions to protect life and property. Required Prerequisites: IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System; IS-2200, Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions; IS-700, National Incident Management System, an Introduction; IS-800, National Response Framework, an Introduction; G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsMay 15-18, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
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.May 16, 2023Virtual Via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-OH-605OH-605 IA Damage Assessment This 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.May 20, 2023Virtual Via Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-K0101FoundationsofEMMay2023K0101 Foundations of Emergency ManagementFEMA designed the K0101 Foundations of Emergency Management course based on the newly established Emergency Manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA); the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM); and local, State, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). May 22 – June 2, 2023FEMA's Virtual Online Training Platform More Information will be provided closer to the course date. Enroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonMay2023G400 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.May 22 - 23, 2023Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 300 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Room 830, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241Enroll
EMA-G-141G-141 Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills This 3-day course addresses the practicalities of conducting successful interactions, managing the classroom experience, and making presentations. It covers the basics of adult learning and of training evaluation for those wanting more experience in this area. Participants have several opportunities to practice presentation and instructional skills, first as spokespersons for small groups, then during short duo presentations, 3-minute individual presentations, and, finally, 20-minute individual presentations, using material related to their own programs or functions and detailed feedback is provided by the instructors.May 23-25, 2023Lake County EMA 8505 Garfield Road Mentor, Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-G-402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior OfficialsThe purpose of this course is to familiarize Senior Officials (executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) their role in supporting incident management within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) tenets and the role of the four command and coordination entities (ICS, EOC, MAC Group and JIS) within NIMS).June 1, 2023Mahoning County EMA 700 Industrial Road Youngstown OH 44509 Enroll
EMA-G489G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in DisastersIn a disaster or/ emergency communities may expect large numbers of spontaneous volunteers to arrive at the disaster scene. These often untrained & unsupported volunteers can easily become the "Disaster within a Disaster" if not properly integrated into the response and / or recovery process. When properly identified, assigned, trained and supervised these volunteers can greatly enhance the community's response and recovery efforts. One way to accurately and efficiently identify, integrate and document volunteers and their efforts is through the establishment of a Volunteer Reception Center. The course provides an introduction to the establishment, set-up and operation of a Volunteer Reception center (VRC).June 3, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
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.June 6, 2023Akron-Summit County Library 60 South High St. Akron OH, 44326 Enroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinJune2023G300 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.June 7 - 9, 2023Columbus Public Health 240 Parsons Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43205 Enroll
EMA-G-402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior OfficialsThe purpose of this course is to familiarize Senior Officials (executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) their role in supporting incident management within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) tenets and the role of the four command and coordination entities (ICS, EOC, MAC Group and JIS) within NIMS).June 8, 2023Educational Service Center 11083 Hamilton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45231Enroll
G-427EMA-G427 CERT/Citizen Corp Program Manager2 Day course prepares students to establish, revitalize and sustain an active local CERT program. Defines responsibilities and core components of a local CERT program and focuses on effective practices. Goals, strategic plan, promoting, managing, retaining members and trainers, recruiting, funding, resources, effective training skills, developing policies and procedures, and evaluating the overall program.June 10-11, 2023Independence Fire Station 6305 Selig Blvd Independence Ohio 44121Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinJune2023G400 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.June 15 - 16, 2023Columbus Public Health 240 Parsons Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43205 Enroll
G-428 CERT Train the TrainerG-428 CERT Train the TrainerCourse Description: This three-day course prepares students to organize and teach the CERT Basic Training Course by demonstrating instructional methods and familiarizing students with the instructional modules of the course. This course also covers considerations for developing and implementing a CERT Training Course. June 23-25, 2023Independence Fire Dept 6305 Selig Blvd Independence, OH 44131 Enroll
EMA-OH-101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining an EOPThis free interactive course primarily focuses on the planning development process, hazard analysis, basic plan, and annexes/emergency support functions relating to Emergency Operations Plans. Additional material covered includes Ohio Revised Code & Administrative Code requirements, CPG101 basics, NIMS, partner engagement, COOP, and a brief overview of the state EOP. July 19, 2023Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-K0102ScienceofDisasterJuly2023K0102 Science of Disaster CourseThis K0102 Science of Disaster course provides the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world. The contents of the course include the following: Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science. Earth Science describes how the Earth's design sets the stage for the world's natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides/sinkholes. Climatology describes the scientific basis of common atmospheric hazards including convective storms, tropical cyclones, and other hazardous weather. Chemical and biological basics identifies the scientific basis of chemical and biological threats. Explosive, radiological, and nuclear fundamentals identifies the scientific basis of those threats. Access the following link for more information. https://training.fema.gov/empp/basic.aspxJuly 24 - 28, 2023FEMA's Virtual Online Training Platform More Information will be provided closer to the course date.Enroll
EMA-G-393G-393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThis course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. **This is a REQUIRED course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.August 16-18, 2023Virtual Via Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-K0103PlanningEmergencyOpsSept2023K0103 Planning: Emergency Operations CourseThis K0103 Planning: Emergency Operations course is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. The course content includes Emergency Management Planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions. September 12 – 15, 2023FEMA's Virtual Online Training Platform More Information will be provided closer to the course date. Enroll
EMA-G-288G-288 Local Volunteer and Donations ManagementThe course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and non-governmental organizations.September 12-13, 2023Stark County EMA 4500 Atlantic Blvd Canton Ohio 44705Enroll
EMA-G-2302G-2302 Emergency Operations Center Leadership Skillset The purpose of this course is to provide the participants practice around the EOC Skillsets with experiences on how to activate and run an effective and efficient EOC. This will enable EOC leaders to understand the importance of multiple EOC positions and responsibilities, gathering and analyzing data, maintaining continuity of the organization, and delivering information to the appropriate agencies and individuals, as well as the confidence in making decisions to protect life and property. Required Prerequisites: IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System; IS-2200, Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions; IS-700, National Incident Management System, an Introduction; IS-800, National Response Framework, an Introduction; G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsSeptember 18-21, 2023NEORSD 4747 E. 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125Enroll
EMA-K0146HSEEPOct2023K0146 Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation ProgramThis four-day four hour per day course is for individuals involved in exercise programs and/or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Training Course is an intermediate-level training course that incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Throughout the course, participants will learn about topics including exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.October 17 – 20, 2023FEMA's Virtual Online Training Platform More Information will be provided closer to the course date. Enroll
EMA-G108G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceCourse Description: This course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance function effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional Mass Care providers to plan for and provide Mass Care/ Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) services to those affected by disaster. It is designed to develop foundational knowledge of Mass Care and Emergency Assistance services in the community. It is not a “how to” for sheltering. Participants will use this information to build community emergency “Action Items” and to identify gaps in the community’s program. G-108 is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.October 17-18, 2023Lake County EOC 8505 Garfield Rd Mentor, OH 44060 Enroll
EMA G-235G-235 Emergency Planning This 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.October 19-20, 2023Franklin County EM & HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-K0105PublicInformationBasicsNov2023K0105 Public Information BasicsFEMA designed this K0105 Public Information Basics course to equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time Public Information Officers (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. November 13 – 17, 2023FEMA's Virtual Online Training Platform More Information will be provided closer to the course date. Enroll

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