The focus of the Basic Academy will be to deliver the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful Emergency Management Professional.
When completed, this level of certification will meet all conditions for Emergency Management Certification as required under the provisions of the Nebraska Emergency Management Act. It includes independent study and resident instruction.
The below listed independent study courses are mandatory course prerequisites prior to enroll-ment in the Basic Certification Capstone and those certificates of completion must be submitted to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency Training and Exercise section prior to the beginning of the capstone.
IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
S-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction
IS-800 National Response Framework, an Introduction
IS-120 Introduction to Exercises
IS-139.a Exercise Design and Development
IS-230 Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-235 Emergency Planning
IS-240 Leadership & Influence
IS-241 Decision Making and Problem Solving
IS-242 Effective Communications
IS-244 Developing and Managing Volunteers
IS-2200 Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions
IS-5 Introduction to Hazardous Materials
The two day capstone of instruction will consist of;
Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP)
State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP)
Response Block Utilization of Incident Management Teams (IMT) in Nebraska
Public Information Officer (PIO) and Social Media
G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) & Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Interface
Public and Individual Assistance
Emergency Manager Panel Discussion
Knowledge Assessment and Conclusion
Individuals who complete the IS Course pre-requisites and the Basic Capstone course will receive Nebraska Basic Emergency Manager Certification.
• Lodging will be provided for attendees from over 60 miles from NEMA.
• No Meals are provided during this course.
• Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.
There is no fee to attend this course.
• Class is limited to 24 students
Registration Deadline is October 15, 2021