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Courses and Events

ICS 300 - Fremont - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/05/2022 - 8:00am to 10/07/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
County Training Rm, 935 S Schneider St Fremont, NE
Contact/Registrar
Tom Smith emergencymanagement@dodgecountyne.gov
Details

Overview:

This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS.
The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and ICS 300 is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.
Course length (24 hrs)

Who should attend:

All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

Bring your Certificates or EMI Transcripts

  • No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
  • Student must attend all 3 days of class to receive the state certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.  Lunch is on your own. Students will receive a break for lunch.

ICS 300Flyer Dodge OCT 2022.pdf

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NEMA Basic Certification Capstone - 2022 Lincoln

Date(s)
10/05/2022 - 8:00am to 10/06/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
NEMA Training Rooms 2433 NE 24th Street Lincoln, NE 68524
Contact/Registrar
Larry Fichtner 402-471-7179 larry.fichtner@nebraska.gov
Details

The Nebraska Basic Certification Capstone is a two day capstone delivery being held on the 5th and 6th of October, 2022 at NEMA.

The following comprise the Nebraska Emergency Management Basic Certification Program.
 
The below listed independent study courses are mandatory course prerequisites prior to enrollment 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
IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction
IS-800 National Response Framework, an Introduction
IS-120 Introduction to Exercises
IS-130.A How to Be an Exercise Evaluator
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 
 
Lunch is on your own.
Lodging will be provided  for travelers over 60 Miles away on the October 4th and 5th.
Contact NEMA if a room will be required for the 6th if there is extended travel to return home. 
 

Communications Technician (COMT) Course

Date(s)
10/10/2022 (All day) to 10/14/2022 (All day)
Location
Law Enforcement Center 701 W 29th South Sioux City, NE 68776
Contact/Registrar
Applicants should submit scanned copies of all prerequisite Certificates of Completions for IS prerequisite courses, to Deanna Hagberg at dhagberg@southsiouxcity.org
Details

This class provides introductory and refresher training for the NIMS ICS COMT position. It introduces public safety professionals and support staff to various communications concepts and technologies including interoperable communications solutions, LMR communications, satellite, telephone, data, and computer technologies used in incident response and planned events. Participants develop the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the COMT in an all-hazards incident, including responsibilities while operating in a local, regional, or State-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

The course is instructor-led and supports learning through discussion, lecture, participation in multiple activities, and hands-on lab work to explain processes used for establishment and operation of the technical communications resources for an incident or planned event. The course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the tasks and skills of a COMT. It is designed for emergency response professionals and support personnel in all disciplines who have a technical communications background.

This course is five days long and is limited to 16 students.

Class Prerequisites
To attend this course, applicants must have the following prerequisites:
• Have a technical communications background
• Have an awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology
• Completion of the following FEMA independent study (IS) training courses ( current versions required, the letter after the course number is significant):
     o IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
     o IS-200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200
     o IS-700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
     o IS-800, National Response Framework, An Introduction
• Familiarity with pre-course reading materials found at https://www.cisa.gov/safecom/comutraining-resources. Click on "All-Hazard Communications Technician (COMT) Pre-course Study Guide".
 

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ICS 400 - Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Grand Island - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/12/2022 - 8:30am to 10/13/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Contact/Registrar
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Rd. Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details

ICS—300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
This 20 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisite IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.
Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

  • There is no fee to attend this course.
  • Class is limited to 30 students
  • No lodging is provided during this course.
  • Lunch to be provided.
  • Deadline is September 13, 2022
  • Space is limited to 30 students. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received.

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AWR 148: Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents: Partnering Rural Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Local School Systems - Oct 2022 - Seward

Date(s)
10/19/2022 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location
Walz Human Performance Complex View Room 137 Concordia University E. Hillcrest Drive Seward, NE 68434
Contact/Registrar
Registration is required through the RDPC website. (Registration Link Below)
Details

AWR 148 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free course designed to educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrators and staff on the elements that would allow for an effective response to school-based emergencies. Schools in small, rural, and remote areas across the country account for almost 23 percent of the total student population (more than 11million students). Rural schools, law enforcement, and other emergency responders are often limited in resources. It is imperative that all potentially affected parties collaborate on planning, preparing, communicating, responding, and recovering from a school-based incident.

Topics include (but not limited to):
• Introduction to Incident Planning and Preparedness
• Proactive Threat Mitigation
• Incident Response
• Incident Recovery
• Vulnerability Assessments
• Threat Assessment Management
• Incident Defusing and Debriefing
• Reunification
• Anniversaries, Memorials, “Copy-Cats”

Who should attend:
• All First Responders, especially Law Enforcement
• School Administrators
• School Safety and Security Personnel
• Community Emergency Management Personnel
• Community Mental Health Personnel
• Community Stakeholders

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L-984 FEMA All Hazard Strike Team / Task Force Leader - Hastings - October 2022

Date(s)
10/21/2022 - 8:00am to 10/23/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Hastings Fire Station 2 1145 S. Hastings Ave., Hastings, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey @ deputyem@phelpscone.org 308-995-2250
Details

Overview:
The course will provide local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Task Force/Strike Team Leader on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). The course walks participants through general information, including an overview of the Operations Section and information on incident mobilization, initial situational awareness, and unit management. It also provides detailed instruction on responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, as well as emphasizing the importance of risk management and safety considerations.

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 TFL/STL. Complex experiential exercises and discussions will afford participants the opportunity to act as a Unit Leader while connecting all information learned back to real-world application.

Target Audience: 
NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

 

Course Objectives:
Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, the capability to perform the duties and responsibilities of an effective Task Force/Strike Team Leader.

Prerequisites:

  • 100: Incident Command System (ICS) An Introduction
  • 200: ICS for Single Resource Initial Action Incidents
  • 300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents
  • 400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents (ICS 400)
  • IS 700: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS 800: National Response Framework (NRF)
  • Recommended: O-305, Type 3 AHIMT Training course

Sponsored by the South Central PET Region and Hastings Fire.

There is no registration fee for attending.  Lunch will be provided.

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G-358 Evacuation and Re-entry - Kearney - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/26/2022 - 8:00am to 10/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacua-tion behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more effi-cient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

Target Audience: The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, state and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Recommended Prerequisites:
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;

There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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L105 Public Information Basics Course

Date(s)
11/02/2022 (All day) to 11/04/2022 (All day)
Location
Dakota City Fire Hall 208 S. 21st St. Dakota City, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar
Jodie Fawl 402-471-7428 jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov
Details

Overview:
To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.

Who should attend:
The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

• Prerequisite: IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness
• Lunch and lodging on your own.
• Student must attend all classes to receive the course certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.
Class is limited to 25 students.

NOTE: State Training Officer Dave Reisen must endorse your application. Enter his email dave.reisen@nebraska.gov during the registration process.

Registration Deadline is October 24, 2022

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Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course

Date(s)
11/14/2022 (All day) to 11/17/2022 (All day)
Location
Law Enforcement Center 701 W 29th South Sioux City, NE 68776
Contact/Registrar
Students must obtain a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number from the Center for Domestic Preparedness if they do not already have one. To register for a SID, applicants should go to ********cdp.dhs.gov/femasid on the right of the screen, clicking on “Register for a FEMA SID” allows an applicant to register. Applicants will receive the SID via email. Applicants should submit the signed copy of the FEMA General Admissions Application Form (obtainable from course registrar) with scanned copies of all prerequisite Certificates of Completions, for IS/ICS prerequisite courses, to: Deanna Hagberg at dhagberg@southsiouxcity.org, or (402) 494-7554. Copies of prerequisite documentation which verify applicants have met the prerequisites and are eligible to participate in the course must be submitted and reviewed at least ten (10) days prior to the course start date. Registration is not complete until all documentation has been received and verified.
Details

The All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course trains emergency responders to serve as radio communications unit leaders during all-hazards emergency operations. COML responsibilities include developing plans to effectively use incident communications equipment and facilities, managing distribution of communications equipment to incident personnel, and coordinating the installation and testing of communications equipment. This course provides DHS-approved and NIMS-compliant instruction with a goal of ensuring Federal agencies and State/Territory organizations have trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response or a planned event. CISA instructors are approved by DHS and have extensive experience both as emergency responders and as COMLs.

Class Prerequisites
A public safety communications background with exposure to field operations. Basic knowledge of local communications and communications systems; frequencies and spectrum; technologies; local topography; system site locations including knowledge of state, regional, and local communication plans; and communications and resource contacts.

Completion of the following FEMA training courses:
IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
IS-200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200
ICS-300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, NOTE: (ICS-400 is recommended, but not required)
IS-700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800, National Response Framework, An Introduction

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G-191 ICS/EOC Interface - Grand Island - Nov 2022

Date(s)
11/17/2022 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Location
GI-Hall Emergency Mgt. 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar
Jon Rosenlund 1210 N. North Road Grand Island, NE 68803 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com
Details

Target Audience:
This course is targeted for personnel associate with the on-scene incident command, EOCs, and other Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Entities.

  • There is no fee to attend this course.
  • Class is limited to 30 students
  • No Lodging is provided during this course.
  • Lunch break to be provided.
  • Deadline is November 10, 2022

Overview:
This course is designed for personnel associated with On-Scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities.
The goal of the course is to provide state and local emergency management officials with the knowledge and skills they need to operate an Emergency Operating Center (EOC) and interface it with an Incident Command System (ICS) field operation. It enables the participants to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their community by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles.
The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercise and group discussions to formulate the interface.
Prerequisites: IS0100.b, IS0200.b, IS0700.a, IS0800.b

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L-956 FEMA NIMS ALL-HAZARDS LIASION OFFICER COURSE - Nov 2022 - Grand Island

Date(s)
11/29/2022 - 8:30am to 11/30/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Grand Island-Hall County EMA office, 1210 N. North Road, Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey deputyem@phelpscone.org 308-995-2250
Details

Course Overview:

This course provides local-and state- level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Liaison Officer (LOFR) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (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 LOFR. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

 

Prerequisites & Other Information:

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

G-300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (18 Hour Classroom)

G-400 - Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff (14 Hour Classroom)

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The class is hosted by SCPET and is free. Contact Jill to register. Lunch will be provided.

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L-965 FEMA NIMS ALL-HAZARDS RESOURCE UNIT LEADER COURSE

Date(s)
12/06/2022 - 8:30am to 12/09/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Grand Island-Hall County EMA office 1210 N. North Road, Grand Island, NE 68803
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey deputyem@phelpscone.org 308-995-2250
Details

Course Overview:

This course provides an overview of Resource Unit Leader (RESL) responsibilities, the Planning Section, and the planning process to contextualize the Resources Unit for participants unfamiliar with the planning process or the Incident Command System. It then explores specific Resources Unit Leader functions and responsibilities including resource tracking systems, operational planning, and resource products/outputs. The Status/Check-in and Demobilization functions are covered to provide participants with the knowledge to perform those duties if necessary.

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 an RESL. Exercises/simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

 

Prerequisites & Other Information:

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

G-300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Recommended

G-400 - Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

The class is hosted by SCPET and is free to attend. Lunch will be provided. 

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