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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-L984TaskFStrikeTCuyahogaCoSept2018L984 Task Force/Strike Team LeaderThis course will provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Task Force/Strike Team Leader on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). The course walks participants through general information, including an overview of the Operations Section and information on incident mobilization, initial situational awareness, and unit management. It also provides detailed instruction on responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, as well as emphasizing the importance of risk management and safety considerations.September 24 - 26, 2018Independence Civic Center 6363 Selig Blvd. Independence, Ohio 44131 Enroll
EMA-OH-605OH-605 IA Damage Assessment Workshop 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. ***** Target Audience: County EMA; county and local government officials; CERT, ARES, other voluntary organizations and anyone interested in performing damage assessment for homes and businesses in the aftermath of a disaster. ***** Prerequisite: There are no Pre-requisites for this course September 24, 2018 (Lawrence)Lawrence County Emergency Operations Center 515 Park Ave. Ironton, OH 45638 Enroll
EMA-OH101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) ***CANCELLED **September 26, 2018 (Geauga)Geauga County Dept. of Emergency Services 12518 Merritt Rd Chardon, OH 44024 Enroll
EMA-OH101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)This 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.*****CANCELLED*****October 2, 2018 (Butler)Butler County EOC 1810 Hamilton Princeton Road Hamilton, OH 45011Enroll
EMA-MGT904ICS300FranklinCoOct2018ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding IncidentsThis 18-hour classroom course will enhance your Incident Command skills, with a special focus on new concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS). The training and resources provided in this course will assist personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. The course will also benefit any person who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Attendees will participate in-group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the ICS.October 2 - 4, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-MGT347ICSFormsOct2018MGT-347 Incident Command Systems Forms ReviewThe MGT-347 ICS Forms Review course is a 4-hour workshop that provides emergency response supervisors and mid- to upper-level managers with a detailed introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) forms used in the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP) and/or Coordination Action Plan (CAP). Participants will examine the primary forms used in an IAP/CAP, as well as supporting and other utility forms. In addition, participants will review the planning process and where, within that process, the forms are filled out and by whom. The workshop includes a practical application designed to instruct participants in the development of Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Time-based (SMART) control and management objectives.October 2, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300ChampaignCoOct2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & November 7th, 2018 North Lewisburg Municipal Building (NECC Fire Station) 60 East Maple Street North Lewisburg, OH 43060 Enroll
EMA-ICS300MeigsCoOct2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 5 - 7, 2018Robert E. Byer Emergency Operations Center 41859 Pomeroy Pike, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769Enroll
EMA-ICS300AshtabulaCoOct2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 9 - 11, 2018Kinder Morgan-Pinney Dock Terminal 1149 East 5th Street Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 Enroll
EMA-G386G386 Mass Fatalities Incident ResponseCourse Description: This free 2-day 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. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: The course is designed for a wide audience, encompassing the range of personnel with a role to play in mass fatality incidents. Coroners, medical examiners, funeral directors, heads of first response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and emergency management coordinators will benefit from this course. October 10-11, 2018 (Jackson)Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Enroll
EMA-OH101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)This 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.October 10, 2018 (Fulton)Fulton County Emergency Management Agency 8488 State Route 108 Wauseon, OH 43567 Enroll
EMA-OH607OH-607 PA Cost Documentation/Damage Assessment Course Course Description: This 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. *** Target Audience: Local/state governments and/or private nonprofit organizations with facilities for emergency, medical, educational, utility, custodial care or other types of facilities that provide a governmental type service open to the general public.*** October 15, 2018 (Delaware)Delaware County EMA/EOC 10 Court Street Delaware, Ohio 43015 Enroll
EMA-OH-200FallOH-200 Fall ConferenceThis conference is for county emergency managers, local & state officials and private sector emergency management partners. It provides an update on federal, state, and local emergency management and homeland security priorities, goals, and programs and provides an opportunity for participants to get the latest updates on a broad range of timely and relevant subjects. The Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) mandates that all EMA Directors attend two (2) such seminars each year.October 18, 2018 (OEMA)The Ohio Union (Performance Hall), The Ohio State University 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43210 Enroll
EMA-ICS400MeigsCoOct2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 20 - 21, 2018Robert E. Byer Emergency Operations Center 41859 Pomeroy Pike, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769Enroll
EMA-ICS300DefianceCoOct2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 22 - 24, 2018Defiance County EMA 22491 Mill Street Defiance, Ohio 43512Enroll
EMA-OH139OH-139 Exercise Design CourseThis 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. Target Audience: Attendees for this course must have responsibilities in exercise design/planning and conduct. The course is not intended for exercise players or response personnel unless they are expected to become involved in exercise development. Organizations or communities should consider selecting core personnel who are responsible for exercise planning that can form the nucleus of an exercise design team when they return Required Prerequisites: IS-139, Exercise Design and Develop and either IS-120.c / IS120.a Introduction to Exercises or the L-146 / G-146 (three day or two day) HSEEP Training Course. October 23 - 25, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoOct2018EMA-ICS300SummitCoOct2018This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 23 - 25, 2018Summit County Public Health Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313 Enroll
EMA-G290-G291G290 & G291 Basic Public Information Officer SeriesCOURSE DESCRIPTION: This “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.***** October 24 - 26, 2018 (Cuyahoga)Cleveland Office of Emergency Management / EOC 205 West St. Clair Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113 Enroll
EMA-ICS400DefianceCoOct2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 29 - 30, 2018Defiance County EMA 22491 Mill Street Defiance, Ohio 43512Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoOct2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 31 - November 1, 2018Summit County Public Health Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313 Enroll
EMA-G428G428 CERT Train-the-Trainer CourseThis two-and-a-half 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 that course. This course also covers basic considerations for developing and implementing a CERT program. Those completing this CERT Train-the-Trainer course will be provided copies of all CERT Basic Training Course materials in hardcopy and electronically on CD-ROM and a CERT kit.November 2 - 4, 2018 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-G775G775 EOC Management and OperationsCourse Description: This free training is a two-day course that explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a multiagency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and multiagency coordination systems at the Federal, State, and local levels of government. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. ***** Target Audience: This course is designed for all Federal, State, local, and tribal Emergency Managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all Emergency Management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.November 5 - 6, 2018 (Cuyahoga)North East Ohio Regional Sewer District 4747 E. 49th St. Cuyahoga Hts, OH 44125 Enroll
EMA-OH139OH-139 Exercise Design CourseThis 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.November 5-7, 2018 (Ashtabula)Ashtabula County Engineer's Office 186 E. Satin Street ( 2nd Floor) Jefferson, Ohio 44047 Enroll
EMA-L950IncidentCommanderLickingCoNov2018L950 Incident Commander (IC)This five-day course provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Incident Commander (IC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an IC on an All-Hazards ICS IMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge. November 5 - 9, 2018Newton Township Fire Department 1 Firehouse Drive St Louisville, OH 43071 Access the link for directions: https://goo.gl/maps/V8g1FGEmhKo Enroll
EMA-L388L388 Advanced Public Information Officer (APIO)The Advanced Public Information Officer Course provides participants the knowledge and skills to establish, manage and work within a joint information center (JIC) through multimedia lectures and individual and group activities. The training allows participants the opportunity to apply advanced public information skills during a multi-day functional exercise (FE) designed to test the participants' abilities to analyze, coordinate, process and create information in a fast-paced, realistic environment. Through a tabletop exercise (TTX), participants evaluate their processes to help them generate new ideas, products, or ways of viewing challenges or situations as well as improve their processes ensuring every action has a measurable relevance for each identified audience, including senior leadership. ***** The target audience for this course is public information personnel who have completed the eleven (11) prerequisites listed in the EMI Course Announcement . **** If you have questions contact Susan Traylor - sctraylor@dps.ohio.govNovember 5 - 9, 2018 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-ICS300SenecaCoNov2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICSThis 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.November 7 - 9, 2018 Seneca County EMA 126 Hopewell Ave Tiffin, OH 44883 Enroll
EMA-L956LiaisonOfficerFranklinCoNov2018L956 Liaison OfficerThis course provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Liaison Officer on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge. November 8 – 9, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd., Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS400SenecaCoNov2018ICS-400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.November 13 – 14, 2018Seneca County EMA 126 Hopewell Ave Tiffin, OH 44883Enroll
EMA-L970SUPLCuyahogaCoNov2018L970 Supply Unit Leader CourseThis course helps participants establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the Supply Unit Leader (SPUL) in an all-hazards incident. By requiring participants to bring jurisdiction-specific information to the instruction, the course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills of an SPUL organized by the fundamental steps of the ordering process. Participants identify information required for ordering, as well as complete required forms and documentation related to ordering, and anticipate ordering and supply needs for the incident. In addition to the ordering process, the course discusses mobilization, setting up and managing the Supply Unit, and demobilization.November 13 - 16, 2018Brecksville Fire Department 9023 Brecksville Road Brecksville, Ohio 44141 Enroll
EMA-G289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course Course Description: The Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course (G0289) 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. **Who Should Attend?** The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors. A secondary audience for this training includes individuals who would benefit from a general understanding of the emergency public information function. This audience would include elected and other officials (e.g., dispatchers, receptionists) who may work with PIOs or with the news media during an incident or have initial media contact outside an incident through the course of their job. November 14, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-G108G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceCourse Description: This "Free" 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.**** Target Audience: This course is intended for community agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and private sector organizations that will collaborate to provide the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance.November 14 - 15, 2018 (Hamilton)The American Red Cross 2111 Dana Ave Cincinnati, OH 45207 Enroll
EMA-G290G290 Basic Public Information Officer CourseThis “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Course. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. *******THIS IS THE G290 COURSE ONLY, You can later complete the G291 only portion of any G290 / G291 Basic PIO Series Ohio EMA offers by coordinating through Susan Traylor - sctraylor@dps.ohio.gov. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. November 14 & 15, 2018 (Portage)Portage County Emergency Operations Center 8240 Infirmary Road Ravenna, OH 44266 Enroll
EMA-OH101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)This 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. *****Target Audience: This one-day course is designed primarily for Local Emergency Management personnel (i.e., county, city, or other jurisdiction), State Emergency Management personnel, Voluntary Agency representatives and Private Sector Emergency Managers who are actively engaged in emergency operations planning and the production of emergency operations plans. Other individuals who might find this training beneficial include Local and State Health Department employees and first responders who are also engaged in the development and review of emergency operations plans.********* Recommended Prerequisites: IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, IS-700 National Incident Management System NIMS an Introduction, and IS-235 Emergency Planning. All of these independent study courses are available on FEMA’s training website https://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx November 15, 2018 (Jackson)Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Enroll
EMA-OH-606OH-606 Recovery from Disaster WorkshopThis 3-hour course 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.***New Date** -November 15, 2018 (Tuscarawas)Tuscarawas County Emergency Operations Center2295 Reiser Rd SE New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 (308)Enroll
EMA-G288G288 Local Volunteer and Donation ManagementCourse Description: This free training event supports local governments and their emergency management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The 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. *****This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program***** Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers Local Volunteer/ Donations Coordinator, Coordinator’s Alternate, Leading stakeholders of voluntary organizations, State/ local VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) Chair or Designee, Public Information Officer or Liaison, Program Functional Leads, Government-Private Sector Liaison November 15 - 16, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ChampaignCoNov2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.Nov. 21st, 28th, Dec. 5th and 12th, 2018 North Lewisburg Municipal Building (NECC Fire Station) 60 East Maple Street North Lewisburg, OH 43060 Enroll
EMA-OH131OH-131 Exercise Evaluation Course The Exercise Evaluation course 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. This course content acknowledges that the evaluation function is an integral part of the overall exercise process as taught in the Exercise Design course (OH-139)*** Target Audience: Emergency management and homeland security professionals who require an introduction to exercises. EM, PIO, Fire, EMS, PH, LE, PW, VOAD, Private Industry****Required Pre-requisite: IS-130 How to be an Exercise Evaluator November 29, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County EMA&HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS300PutnamCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 3 - 5, 2018Putnam County Educational Services Center 124 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, OH 45875Enroll
EMA-ICS300ButlerCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 3 - 5, 2018Fairfield Police Department Training Room 5230 Pleasant Avenue Fairfield, Ohio 45014Enroll
EMA-OH-202OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis workshopprovides 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 pre-disaster 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. **TARGET AUDIANCE: 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.December 4, 2018 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ButlerCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 6 - 7, 2018Fairfield Police Department Training Room 5230 Pleasant Avenue Fairfield, Ohio 45014 Enroll
EMA-ICS400PutnamCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 10 - 11, 2018 Putnam County Educational Services Center 124 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, OH 45875Enroll
EMA-ICS300LucasCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 10 - 12, 2018 St. Luke's Hospital - Auditorium B 5901 Monclova Road Maumee, Ohio 43537 Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 12 - 14, 2018Mayfield Heights Fire Department (Training Room) 6154 Mayfield Road Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124 Enroll
EMA-ICS400LucasCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 12 - 13, 2018 St. Luke's Hospital – Auditorium B 5901 Monclova Road Maumee, Ohio 43537 Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 19 - 20, 2018Mayfield Heights Fire Department (Training Room), 6154 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124Enroll
EMA-ICS300DarkeCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 12, 13 and 26, 2019Greenville Twp. Emergency Services 1401 Sater Street Greenville, Ohio 45331Enroll
EMA-ICS300WayneCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICSThis 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 15 - 17, 2019Wayne County EMA 201 West North Street Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-ICS400WayneCoJan2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.January 17 - 18, 2019Wayne County EMA, 201 West North Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-ICS300LawrenceCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS (weekend course)This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 25 - 27, 2019Lawrence County EOC 515 Park Avenue Ironton, Ohio 45638 Enroll
EMA-ICS400DarkeCoJan2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.January 26 - 27, 2019Greenville Twp. Emergency Services 1401 Sater Street Greenville, Ohio 45331Enroll
EMA-L962PSCFranklinCoJan2019L-962 Planning Section Chief (PSC)This four-day course design provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief (PSC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: PSC duties 1) managing the planning cycle and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge (there is no charge to attend this course).January 29 - February 1, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-MGT347ICSFormsFeb2019AMMGT-347 ICS Forms ReviewThe MGT-347 ICS Forms Review course is a 4-hour workshop that provides emergency response supervisors and mid- to upper-level managers with a detailed introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) forms used in the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP) and/or Coordination Action Plan (CAP). Participants will examine the primary forms used in an IAP/CAP, as well as supporting and other utility forms. In addition, participants will review the planning process and where, within that process, the forms are filled out and by whom. The workshop includes a practical application designed to instruct participants in the development of Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Time-based (SMART) control and management objectives.February 5, 2019 (AM)Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-MGT904ICS300FranklinCoFeb2019ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding IncidentsThis 18-hour classroom course will enhance your Incident Command skills, with a special focus on new concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS). The training and resources provided in this course will assist personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. The course will also benefit any person who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Attendees will participate in-group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the ICS.February 5 – 7, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300MontgomeryCoFeb2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.February 6 - 8, 2019Vandalia Division of Police Training Facility 245 J. E. Bohanan Drive Vandalia, Ohio 45377Enroll
EMA-OH427EMA-OH427 CERT/Citizen Corp Program Manager Course2 1/2 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.February 8 - 9 2019 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-G230G230 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 11 - 14, 2019 (OEMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-G290-G291G290 & G291 Basic Public Information Officer SeriesCOURSE DESCRIPTION: This “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.***** February 12 - 14, 2019 (Athens)Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action 3 Cardaras Drive Glouster, OH 45732Enroll
EMA-ICS400LawrenceCoFeb2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS (weekend course)Course Description: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.February 23 - 24, 2019Lawrence County EOC 515 Park Avenue Ironton, Ohio 45638Enroll
EMA-ICS400MGT905FranklinCoMarch2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS Course Description: This two-day course builds upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses and explains the roles and responsibilities of local, county, state, and federal agencies involved in managing an expanding incident. Students will participate in-group activities that introduce the use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.March 5 - 6, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-MGT323InstructorDevWkSpMarch2019MGT-323 Instructor Development WorkshopThis course primarily serves to give instructors, most of whom already have years of instructional experience within their own organizations, insight into adult education principles as well as the opportunity to comment on and improve their instructional style. The course focuses on enhancing instructional skills that may be applied within DHS-certified courses, but it also discusses organization-specific policies, procedures and practices. The goal of this course is to ensure instructional excellence by providing a forum for experienced instructors to share their experiences with participants and learn together, both during discussions of instructional techniques and in commenting on each other's presentation skills during prepared teach-backs.March 19 - 21, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400MontgomeryCoMarch2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.March 21 - 22, 2019Vandalia Division of Police Training Facility 245 J. E. Bohanan Drive Vandalia, Ohio 45377 Enroll
EMA-L958OpsSCFranklinCoMay2019L958 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section ChiefThis free four-day course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. May 7 - 10, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L449-906TtTFranklinCoMay2019MGT906-Incident Command System (ICS) TtT (L-449)This 32-hour four-day course expands and improves student's ability to deliver Emergency Management Institute's (EMI) Incident Command System (ICS) curricula. Students are provided training on the delivery of ICS-100: Introduction to the ICS, ICS-200: ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents, ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff—Complex Incidents, ICS-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior Officials, and G0191, Emergency Operations Center/ICS Interface.May 14 – 17, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L110BasicAcademyMay2019L110 Emergency Management Basic Academy (TtT)This is the TRAIN THE TRAINER Course for those that have at least five (5) years of employment experience in Emergency Management as a practitioner, meet other pertinent criteria and want to become a Basic Academy Instructor. Course Description: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the foundational-level Basic Academy. The Basic Academy provides a structured and progressive framework for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the challenges of an ever-changing emergency management environment. May 20 - 24, 2019Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-L101FoundationsofEMSept2019L101 Foundations of Emergency ManagementFEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI. The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.September 16 – 20, 2019, Week 1 and October 21 - 25, 2019, Week 2Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L102ScienceofDisasterMarch2020L102 Science of Disaster This 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.March 16 – 18, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L103PlanningEmergencyOpsMarch2020L103 Planning: Emergency OperationsThis 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. The content also derives from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans, and its six-step planning process and inclusive whole community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course, and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.March 19 – 20, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L104-146ExerciseOhioEMAJune2020L146 Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP)This 2-day course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of exercise design. Emergency managers, emergency services personnel, and individuals who are part of the emergency preparedness communities at all levels of government, private sector, or volunteer organizations need to be able to use the fundamentals of exercise simulation and design as an integrated system of resources and capabilities. This course is designed to develop exercising skills in the following areas: •Components of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) •Exercise process application •Comprehensive exercise program (exercise program management) application •Exercise design steps application •Major accomplishments in designing and implementing an exercise •Purpose and application of various exercise documents •Tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises •Exercise design applications for tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercisesJune 15 – 16, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L105PublicInfoandWarningJune2020L105 Public Information and Warning This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.June 17 – 18, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll

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