TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES - PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS ONLY

 

 

The St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management fully supports training and exercise opportunities to further develop the knowledge base within the Public Safety profession.  Continuing Education is a vital part of our mission to ensure we are fully prepared when a disaster occurs.

 

The following courses are available for any Public Safety Official.

Local Offerings:

 Date
Training Course Status

August 14, 2018
G191 - ICS/EOC Interface      Closed
The 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. Selection Criteria: Participants should be teams made up of a community’s ICS and EOC personnel. Recommended: IS100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100; IS200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and/or EOC Management courses. This course is one of the Advanced Professional Series (APS) Required courses.


September 26-28, 2018         ICS – 300 Intermediate Incident Command System      Open

This course addresses the functions of command within an Incident Command System (ICS). The focus of this course is on activating the necessary elements on the prolonged incident and the various forms and documentation to assist in the incident. Discussion includes the responsibilities of each section chief and the various branch, division, group and unit leaders, and includes a short review of ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course will provide a valuable command learning experience in a ‘real-time’ learning environment. The course is highly recommended for emergency response personnel interested in learning how to effectively operate within a fully functional incident command system and meets the NIMS Integration Center requirements for ICS Level 300. Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700 and IS 800.


Additional Training Opportunities:

FEMA’s College List – Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Public Health & Medical Programs:

https://www.training.fema.gov/hiedu/collegelist/