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ICS 300 Intermediate
Course Description:
This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.
Event Location/Address:
Fayette County Courthouse 1st. Floor Assembly Room
City and County:
West Union  -  FAYETTE     (District 2)
Additional Information:
1) Must have a FEMA SID number. 2) All travel and meals will be on your own with adequate time for lunch.
Course Dates:
1/27/2020   through   1/29/2020    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Incident Tactical Dispatcher Training (INTD) All-Hazards
Course Description:
An Incident Tactical Dispatcher is a specially trained individual qualified to operate away from the dispatch center in a command post, base camp or at the incident scene. Incident Tactical Dispatchers leverage the multi-tasking, communication, accountability and documentation skills of successful telecommunicators to provide public safety communications expertise and support at planned events and extended incidents such as hostage situations, multi-alarm fires, search and rescue operations, bombings, and active shooter incidents. This course provides a basic understanding for the roles and responsibilities of an incident tactical dispatcher working in a tactical environment. This course is taught by OEC/ICTAP instructors who have both dispatch and communications unit experience. The course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the tasks and skills of an Incident Tactical Dispatcher.
Event Location/Address:
Carroll County Conservation Center 22676 Swan Lake Trail Drive
City and County:
Carroll  -  CARROLL     (District 1)
Additional Information:
All travel and meal expenses will be on your own.
Course Dates:
1/27/2020   through   1/30/2020    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Registration Information:
Register at: https://form.jotform.com/isicsb/INTD
Course Contact:
Chris  Maiers      maiers@dps.state.ia.us      (515) 725-6108
Disaster Relief: MARC Planning
Course Description:
This interactive workshop is to help organizations and individuals understand how to effectively deliver services to individuals and families affected by disaster by bringing together service providers within the community to provide on-site assistance. During this course attendees will: 1.) Develop common terminology and operational standards for proper MARC 2.) Identify and establish appropriate lines of communication with capacity to serve 3.) Practice real life scenarios with the use of prior disasters 4.) Debrief and discuss member experience
Event Location/Address:
Linn County EOC 6301 Kirkwood Boulevard
City and County:
Cedar Rapids  -  LINN     (District 6)
Additional Information:
1) Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in 2) Lunch and refreshments will be provided at assigned venue 3) Free parking for all participants 4) Kirkwood Campus, Facility & Security Bldg, next to tennis courts, on SW corner of facility, stoplight entrance off roundabout
Course Dates:
1/27/2020   through   1/27/2020    -   (9:00 AM  to  3:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Disaster Relief: MARC Planning
Course Description:
This interactive workshop is to help organizations and individuals understand how to effectively deliver services to individuals and families affected by disaster by bringing together service providers within the community to provide on-site assistance. During this course attendees will: 1.) Develop common terminology and operational standards for proper MARC 2.) Identify and establish appropriate lines of communication with capacity to serve 3.) Practice real life scenarios with the use of prior disasters 4.) Debrief and discuss member experience
Event Location/Address:
Henry County EOC 900 West Washington
City and County:
Mt. Pleasant  -  HENRY     (District 5)
Additional Information:
1) Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in 2) Lunch and refreshments will be provided at assigned venue 3) Free parking for all participants
Course Dates:
1/29/2020   through   1/29/2020    -   (9:00 AM  to  3:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Union Pacific Railroading 101
Course Description:
This class is an overview for first responders and other agencies that may respond to rail emergencies. Union Pacific Railroad is conducting the class but most information is applicable to any rail provider.
Event Location/Address:
Tama Civic Center 305 Siegel St.
City and County:
Tama  -  TAMA     (District 1)
Additional Information:
Meals and travel will be on your own.
Course Dates:
1/30/2020   through   1/30/2020    -   (6:00 PM  to  8:30 PM)
Registration Information:
Email Tama Co EMA to register: Mindy Benson, mbenson@ema.tamacounty.org or 641-484-6261 Jeremy Cremeans, JCremeans@ema.tamacounty.org, or 641-484-6261
Course Contact:
Mindy  Benson      mbenson@ema.tamacounty.org      (641) 484-6261
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