Schedule of Classes

G 2300 Intermediate EOC Functions
Seats Remaining: 9
This 3-day course will examine the role, design, and function of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and their supportive relationship as a NIMS Command and Coordination component a Multi-Agency Coordination System. Provide training about staffing, organization, information, systems, communications, and equipment needs at the EOC, such activating and deactivating, operations, as well as training and exercising. Focus on the role of an EOC as one of four NIMS Command and Coordination Structures.

PIO Media Awareness Training
Seats are filled. Please register in the waiting list
This three-hour session topics include the media and social media landscape in 2020, message development, sharing information (including safety information) in a succinct and timely manner, building rapport with reports and the importance of cultivating trust in the media. It will also provide awareness sessions utilize lecture, exercises and implementation of best practices to enhance the skills and confidence of each participant to become more prepared to function as a public information staff for their jurisdiction or agency.

G 191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
Seats Remaining: 13
This 1-day, Advanced Professional Series course will allow participants to develop an effective interface between Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. This course works best when delivered to ICS and EOC personnel from the same community. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction: Unified Response by Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS
Seats Remaining: 23
The Preparedness of State and Local Law enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services is one of the major initiatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Students from Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services will learn the tactics, techniques and procedures, specific to a unified small group response as a rescue task force during the interdiction phase of a terrorist driven, active shooter or any active hostile incident. Students will have daily practical exercises as well as written exams throughout the 3 day curriculum. The course is the response to a neutralized or mitigated active shooter or hostile event; where Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services students learn to unify as a rescue task force and conduct force protection while setting up casualty collection points as an integrated response.

If you encounter any problems with registering contact the HSEMD Training Staff at or 515-725-3204.