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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

To enroll in any of these classes or for more information navigate to the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Training Campus website.


Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
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-K-105K-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. K-105 is a “Required” Pre-requisite for the E/L 388 Advanced PIO CourseAugust 17 - 19, 2021Virtually Online via Microsoft's MS Teams SoftwareEnroll
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
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 operation, 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. September 22-23, 2021 Medina City Fire Station #1 300 W. Reagan Parkway Medina, OH 44256 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. Oct. 5 - 7, 2021This course will be delivered virtually using Microsoft TeamsEnroll

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