- POSTPONED until later date
This offering is a four day course, designed for all local, regional, tribal, and state/territory emergency response professionals and for support personnel with a communications background. It is designed to familiarize these professionals with the roles and responsibilities of a Communications Unit Leader (COML) under the NIMSICS and to provide hands-on exercises that reinforce the lecture materials. Under the NIMS ICS structure, the COML is the focal point within the Communications Unit. This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction to ensure that every state/territory has trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or planned event.
• A public safety background with experience in field operations
• Attendees need to have technical communications background for this class
• Awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology
• Basic knowledge of the local, regional, tribal, and State Communications Plan/points of contact
• IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System
• IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
• IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
• IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
• Completion if ICS-300.b
• Completion of ICS-400 is recommended
Class size is limited to 30 participants.