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CERT Program Manager (Community Emergency Response Team)
Course Description:
The purpose of this 2-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Manager course is to prepare existing CERT Program Managers for the tasks required to establish and sustain an active local CERT program. Also prepares participants to be CERT program managers to effectively manage a CERT program. Various aspects of CERT management, including managing volunteers and developing program plans are covered.
Event Location/Address:
Washington County Ambulance 1120 N 8th Ave
City and County:
Washington, IA  -  WASHINGTON     (Region 5)
Additional Information:
Participants must have taken the CERT Basic Training course prior to this course. 1) Bring your current program documents (electronic format preferred) for use in the course, if available. 2) No program documents available? Don't worry, we will work on this during this course. 3) Recommended but not required: Bring a laptop or other device for use during the hands on activities. 4) Participants can download a copy of the manual and other training materials used in this course at https://
Course Dates:
4/28/2018   through   4/29/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
Beth Lewis (HSEMD)    -    visit our contact information page
Ham Radio Licensing Class
Course Description:
An intense one-day guided study session taught by experienced instructors and followed immediately by an FCC-approved Technician License Exam at 6 pm. -A “license to learn” and an ideal way to get started with Ham Radio – you’ll be able to get “on the air” as soon as your information is recorded in the FCC’s online database (typically within 7-10 days) - Open to all ages – provided you’re committed to studying hard and working through the material - Once you are licensed, we are committed to helping you succeed and plan to offer future hands-on workshops to make the most of your new amateur radio and license.
Event Location/Address:
Iowa State University Environmental Health & Safety Building 2408 Wanda Daley Drive
City and County:
Ames  -  STORY     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
COST: $100.00 ($50 due at time of registration) What is included? ? Full-day Technician License study class ? Technician License class manual plus a 20 page pre-study guide ? Provided working lunch and refreshments ? One FCC Technician Class Exam (with results the same day!) (Retests will require an additional fee) ? Brand-new handheld Ham Radio pre-programmed with local radio frequencies! Participants will receive the class manual and study guide upon initial registration AND payment of the first half of the course fee ($50). This portion of the fee is NOT refundable but may be transferred to future Story County ARES Technician License Classes. The remaining $50 is due on or before the day of the class.
Course Dates:
4/28/2018   through   4/28/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  7:00 PM)
Registration Information:
Visit www.kb7vml.net to sign-up online or email kb7vml@arrl.net with your details. Questions? Clint Miller (KØGR) 515-292-1066 Paul Cowley (WØYR ) 515-233-2817
Course Contact:
Clint  Miller      isuforester@hotmail.com      (515) 292-1066
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:
West Burlington Fire Department, Training Room, 122 Broadway Street
City and County:
West Burlington  -  DES MOINES     (Region 5)
Additional Information:
Registration is due by April 19, 2018 Course is limited to 20 participants
Course Dates:
5/1/2018   through   5/2/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Registration Information:
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ics-300-intermediate-ics-2-day-course-tickets-44654281157
Course Contact:
Gina  Hardin      harding@dmcounty.com      (319) 753-8206
Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) - PER-340
Course Description:
The Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) is a 24-hour performance level direct delivery course designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) in active shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) guidelines which can be used at the point of injury (POI) to increase survivability of victims. The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active shooter event through the rescue task force concept using the Active Shooter Incident Management Checklist.
Event Location/Address:
Washington County Conservation Education Center 2943 Hwy 92
City and County:
Ainsworth  -  WASHINGTON     (Region 5)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be provided on day 1 and 2 during classroom sessions. 2) All other travel expenses will be on your own.
Course Dates:
5/1/2018   through   5/3/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
Beth Lewis (HSEMD)    -    visit our contact information page
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)
Course Description:
Schools, businesses, and community members frequently request direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include: history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, considerations for conducting drills
Event Location/Address:
Johnson County EMA 4529 Melrose Ave
City and County:
Iowa City  -  JOHNSON     (Region 6)
Additional Information:
Participants in this four (4) hour Train-the-Trainer course will receive a manual and PowerPoint presentation suitable for use in their own presentations.
Course Dates:
5/2/2018   through   5/2/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  12:00 PM)
Registration Information:
Register at https://alerrt.org/courses/view/7085
Course Contact:
Dave  Wilson      dave.wilson@jecc-ema.org      (319) 356-6761
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