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NESA - MTT Courses

NESA – MTT COURSES

The following is the list of courses available to support Civil Air Patrol Regions.

G0191: Incident Command System/ Emergency Operations Center Interface

This one-day FEMA course is a required course for the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program and NESA-MTT Instructor Program. Participants will have the opportunity to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their Wing with local and state jurisdictions. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions. It depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface. Prerequisites: GES, IS100, 200, 700, 800.

G0235 Emergency Planning Course

This two-day FEMA course is designed for unit Emergency Services Officers (ESO) and other personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster. Prerequisites: Assignment as a unit ESO.

G0289: Public Information Officer Awareness

This one-day FEMA course will introduce CAP members to the Public Information Officer (PIO) position and the role the PIO in the public safety/emergency management environment. Prerequisite: GES, IS29.

G0290: Basic Public Information Officer

This one-day FEMA course prepares participants to function CAP unit Public Information Officers (PIOs). 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. Prerequisite: GES, IS29 or G289

G0291: Joint Information Center/Joint Information System Planning for PIOs

This one-day FEMA interactive course presents information to equip CAP PIOs with the skills needed to establish and operate a Joint Information System/Joint Information Center (JIS/JIC). The course imparts a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within a National Incident Management System (NIMS) multiagency coordination system. Prerequisites: GES, IS29 and G290.

G0775: Emergency Operations Center - Management and Operations

This one-day FEMA course describes the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers and their relationships as components of a multi-agency coordination system. The course contains disaster- related examples, activities and case studies that relate to EOC's and multi-agency coordination systems at the local, state and federal levels of government. Prerequisites: ICS 300 and ICS 400.

ICS-300 Intermediate Incident Command For Expanding Incidents 21-Hours

This 2 ½ -day FEMA course covers Organization and Staffing, Organizing for Incidents and Events, Resource Management, and Air Operations. The following topics are included: ICS staffing and organization, including reporting and working relationships and information flow; transfer of command; Unified Command functions in a multijurisdictional or multiagency incident; ICS forms; resource management; interagency mission planning and procurement. This course is recommended for persons with ICS supervisory positions. Prerequisites: IS100, 200, 201, 700, 800.

ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command (& General Staff - Complex Incidents 16-Hours

This course covers Organization and Staffing, Organizing for Incidents and Events, Resource Management, and Air Operations. The following topics are included: ICS staffing and organization, including reporting and working relationships and information flow; transfer of command; Unified Command functions in a multijurisdictional or multiagency incident; ICS forms; resource management; interagency mission planning and procurement. This course is recommended for persons with ICS supervisory positions. Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS 300.

L-950: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Incident Commander (IC) Course

This 5-day FEMA course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective IC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. 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 Incident Commander on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
This course can be conducted over two separate weekends (Friday nights, and all-day Saturday-Sunday) Prerequisite: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-952: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Public Information Officer (PIO) Course

This 5-day FEMA course is designed for a PIO assigned to an incident as a member of an All-Hazard Incident Management Team (AHIMTs), Local IMTs, as well as for the PIO assigned to an incident as an assistant PIO in a variety of capacities. This course will help students develop a strong set of core PIO skills and the ability to apply them within the context of an AHIMT. This course is also distinct from other information function courses in that it combines elements from both the basic and advanced function to concentrate training on the fundamental duties and responsibilities of PIO in an all-hazard environment. The course material does not assume or require experience as a PIO, but also is not a basic PIO course.

Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. This course can be conducted over two separate weekends (Friday nights, and all-day Saturday-Sunday). Prerequisite: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-954: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Safety Officer (SOFR) Course

This 4-day course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective SOFR on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the safety needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Safety Officer on an All-Hazards IMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. This 32-hour course can be conducted over two separate weekends (all-day Saturday-Sunday). Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-956 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Liaison Officer (LOFR) Course

This 2-day FEMA course is designed to provide to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective LOFR on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. Prerequisites: IC3 Qualification, IS201, and ICS 400.

L-958: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section Chief (OSC) Course

This 4-day FEMA course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (IMT). 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 OSC on an All-Hazards ICS IMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. This course can be conducted over two separate weekends (Friday nights, and all-day Saturday-Sunday). Prerequisite: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-960: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Division/Group Supervisor (OSC) Course

This 3-day (24 hour) FEMA course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective DIVS on an AHIMT. The course walks students through general information, including an overview of the Operations Section and information on incident mobilization, initial situation awareness and unit management. It also provides detailed instruction on responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident; emphasizing the importance of risk management and safety considerations. Prerequisite: ICS 300

L-962: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Planning Section Chief (PSC) Course

This 4-day FEMA course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective 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. This course can be conducted over two separate weekends (all-day Saturday-Sunday). Prerequisite: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-967: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief (LSC) Course

This 5-day FEMA course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective LSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: Logistics Section Chief duties (1) responding to the incident; and (2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics 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. This course can be conducted over two separate weekends (all-day Saturday-Sunday). (Friday nights, and all-day Saturday-Sunday). Prerequisite: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-973: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Finance & Administration Section Chief (FSC) Course

This 3-day (24-hour) course is designed to provide CAP Incident Management Team/Incident Command Post members with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective LSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: Logistics Section Chief duties (1) responding to the incident; and (2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics 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.
Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS 400.

L-984: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Task Force/Strike Team Leader (TFL/STL) Course

The 2-day FEMA course addresses the roles and responsibilities appropriate to a Task Force/Strike team Leader operating on concert with a local or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team (IMT).
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 a Task Force/Strike Team Leader in conjunction with an IMT. This is an all-hazard, instructor-led course that facilitates learning through discussion, lecture, and participation in multiple exercise scenarios. Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS 300.

L-986: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Air Support Group Supervisor (ASGS) Course

The two-day FEMA Air Support Group Supervisor (ASGS) course is intended to provide local- and State- level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of an ASGS in a Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). Prerequisite: L-987.

L-987: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Introduction to Air Operations Course

This one-day FEMA course in intended to familiarize students with the basic concepts of air operations as associated with deployment through Incident Management Teams (IMT's). It is the prerequisite course for the L-986 Air Support Group Supervisor Course.: IS100, 200, 700, and 800.

O-305 AHIMT/Advanced Command & Control Emergency Services (AC2ES) Course

The 5-day FEMA O-305/AC2ES course expands upon the information provided in the National Incident Management System Incident Command System-300 (ICS 300); focusing on the importance of developing and operating as a functional Incident Management Team (IMT) and will emphasize the nature and purpose of an IMT so that others in the community and emergency services are more willing and able to assist within various components of their local IMT. This delivery is Civil Air Patrol centric and provides a basic framework for building and maintaining critical interpersonal communications and for working together as a team member of an IMT. This is done through offering practical experience of on scene operations through extensive exercises and simulations. The baseline for the course is the FEMA O-305 curriculum. Individuals who have previously completed the 0-305 curriculum are given credit for AC2ES once they have completed the on-line course requirements. Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS-300.

A001 Planning & Managing Press Conferences Course

This one-day course is designed to training Public Information Teams of Incident Commanders and Public Information Officers to develop and conduct both Press Briefings and Press Conferences to the media. It includes four-hours of didactic and two intensive exercises; offering the participants to develop their incident analysis and effective communications skills. Prerequisites: Assignment as an IC3 or PIO.

A002 Incident Commander/Incident Management Team Refresher & Recertification

This one or two -day course is designed to reinforce the Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities of a CAP Level 3/Wing, Level 2/Regional, or Level 1/National Incident Management Team (IMT) to support the planning and execution of a multiple operational period incident or exercise. The lecture portion of the curriculum is four-hours long and the didactic materials are reinforced by either a one, two, three/four (2-2 ½ day course) operational period functional exercise. The measurables in this course are complete Incident Action Plans and Operational Period briefs developed and delivered by the IMT. The intent of the course is to allow the National, Regional, or Wing Commanders refresh and recertify their IMTs for upcoming operations, exercises, or evaluations. Prerequisites: Completion of Recent ICS 300 Exam and assignment as an Incident Commander, Planning Section Chief, Operations Section Chief, Finance & Admin Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, Mission Safety Officer or Public Information Officer.

A003 All-Hazards Radio Operator (RADO) Course

This two-day FEMA course introduces CAP members to a variety of Radio Operator (RADO) concepts including radio etiquette, interoperable communications, dispatch operations and emergency communications procedures. Participants will develop the essential core competencies used during incident response and planned events to perform the duties of the RADO in an all-hazards environment including communications support for public safety, wildland fire, marine, and aviation. There is no test for this course as it is all performance driven. Prerequisites: GES, IS100, 200, 700, 800.

L-969: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course

This 3-day FEMA course helps participants establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the Communications Unit Leader (COML) in an all-hazards incident. This course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to a COML operating in a local-or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities include the collection, processing, and dissemination as needed to facilitate Operations of Command, General Staff, and Unit Leaders within the confines of a Type 3 AHIMT. This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises that provides a realistic, scenario-driven approach to mastering the skills required of a COML. Prerequisites: IS201 and ICS 300.
 

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