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Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course - POSTPONED until later date

Event Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 8:00 am to Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Dawson County Annex Building 200 W. 7th Street Lexington, NE 68850
Jill Harvey, 308-995-2250,

- 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.


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