VERMONT TRAINING

Upcoming Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Opportunities

L958 Operations Section Chief:
Location: Berlin
Dates: March 8 – 11, 2016
This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

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DisasterLAN:
Location: Waterbury
Dates: March 17, 2016
DisasterLAN is the web-based incident management system designed for use in emergency operations centers with which Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security interfaces. This course will teach you how disasters are managed from the State Emergency Operation Center, to include interaction with stakeholders such as local municipalities and regional planning commissions, mechanisms for public warning, resource requests and information flow, developing and maintaining situational awareness.

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Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation (HSEE):
Location: Rutland Regional Medical Center
Dates: March 29 – 31, 2016
The HSEEP Basic course provides a comprehensive overview of exercise design along with practical skill development. Using the same terminology and processes, this course will provide activities that will give participants an opportunity to interact with many of the templates and other materials that are provided by the National Exercise Division to ensure exercises are conducted in a consistent manner.

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L950: Incident Commander:
Location: Vermont Fire Academy, Pittsford
Dates: April 11 – 15, 2016
This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective IC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Incident Commander on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. 3) Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable partic

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For more information please contact Kimmie Cruickshank at Kimberly.Cruickshank@vermont.gov

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