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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
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.May 12 - 13, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll
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 14, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft Teams Enroll
EMA-ICS300HamiltonMay2021V-ICS-300 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. May 18 - 21, 2021Virtually Online via MS Teams We will add the students to the course after we receive the following required prerequisite certificates of completion. 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. May 25 - 27, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll
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 2 - 3, 2021: 9:00am - 1:00pm each dayThis course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonJune2021V-ICS-400 Advanced ICS This 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 16 - 18, 2021Virtually Online via MS Teams We will add the students to the course after we receive the following required prerequisite certificates of completion. Enroll
EMA-ICS300July272021V-ICS-300 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. July 27-30, 2021 (4 partial days)Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams Software 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. July 28, 2021Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams SoftwareEnroll
EMA-G-251G-251 Workshop in Emergency Management Amateur Radio ResourcesThis 4-hour course will provide state and local elected officials, emergency managers, and other public officials with an understanding of how these volunteer communication groups can help in supplementing telecommunication and warning systems. Course Objectives: Explain the importance of amateur radio for emergency communications. Describe the amateur radio groups that can provide emergency communications. Explain the capabilities of amateur radio resources. Explain how to achieve a successful Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) organization. Determine a strategy for coordinating with amateur radio resources in the community. August 4, 2021Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams SoftwareEnroll
EMA-G-318G-318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop This "Free" course with be conducted over 2.5 days and provides plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local hazard mitigation plan. This is a "Required" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Course Objectives • Define hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning. • Develop or update a local mitigation plan. • Identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation. Target Audience: Local government officials, state officials, and others who are involved in the development of a local mitigation plan.August 10 - 12, 2021Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams Software Enroll
EMA-ICS400August242021V-ICS-400 Advanced ICS This 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.August 24 – 26, 2021 (3 partial days)Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams Software Enroll

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