October

Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Oct 23 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and...

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G290 Public Information Officer

Oct 24 Response

Henrico, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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November

G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 01 FEMA

Alexandria, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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VEOC 101/201 Introduction to the VEST and VEOC Crisis Management Systems

Nov 03 EOC

Richmond, VA: This three-hour course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems utilized by the Virginia Emergency Operations Center. At the end of this course, the student will understand the principle practices of...

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G191 EOC/ICS Interface

Nov 06 EOC

Gloucester, VA: The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Nov 07 EOC

Gloucester, VA: The 2 1/2 day course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Nov 27 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a ten-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve...

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G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 28 FEMA

Orange, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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December

E0451 Advanced I: A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management

Dec 04 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0451, A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management (Advanced I), the first course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy curriculum, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to perform...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Dec 06 ICS

Chesapeake, VA: 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 such as unified command, multi-agency...

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VEOC 100 WebEOC for Local Government

Dec 07 EOC

Manassas, VA: This course establishes a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems to be used by local governments when interacting with the Virginia Emergency Operations Center (VEOC). At the end of this course, the student will understand...

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January

S231 Search and Rescue Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Member training, this entry-level field training is designed to introduce the field responder to standardized practices for a search and rescue response. Course content includes an overview of the state system, legal concerns,...

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S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct...

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S331 Search and Rescue Team Leadership

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Leader training, this is intermediate-level training in search team management, implementation of search tactics, supervision of team performance, proper use of semi-technical rescue equipment, and evacuation management. The course consists of approx. 60%...

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February

E0452 Advanced II: Assessment and Application of Professional Style in Emergency Management

Feb 12 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0452, Advanced II, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to apply personal management styles in the context of EM. Advanced II will provide participants with the essential...

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April

E0453 Advanced III: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Organization

Apr 23 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0453 Advanced III is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to perform a key and successful role within the EM organization. In this context, the EM “organization” is...

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May

G191 ICS/EOC Interface

May 15 EOC

Bedford, VA: The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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August

E0454 Advanced IV: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Community and Profession

Aug 13 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of Advanced IV is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to engage the challenges associated with the broader regional, national and international EM community. Advanced IV is designed to provide participants with...

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