September

Hazardous Materials Technician Course

Sep 25 Hazmat

A ten day program of intense instruction and practice, focusing on the following subject areas: chemical and physical properties, detection and monitoring, protective equipment, decontamination, Hazmat control, risk assessment, incident management, and safety.

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S141 - Search Management Skills for First Responders

Sep 27 SAR

Farmville, VA: This course focuses on management skills for members of locality search teams to optimize the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search. This course is particularly for command staff and field supervisors that...

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October

L0102 Science of Disasters

Oct 02 FEMA

Chesterfield, VA: This course in the Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to provide the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world.

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED

Oct 02

Newport News; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises...

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L0103 Planning: Emergency Operations

Oct 05 FEMA

Chesterfield, VA: This course in the Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in...

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Oct 10 EOC

Hanover, VA: This 2 1/2 day course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED

Oct 10 ICS

Culpeper; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 11 ICS

This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency coordination systems,...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 11 ICS

Fairfax, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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L0146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Oct 11 FEMA

Rocky Mount, VA: This 2-day period of instruction is for those individuals that are directly involved in the planning, design and evaluation of training exercises. The intermediate-level course incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. It is...

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S231 Search and Rescue Team Operations

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: This Entry-level field training designed to introduce the field responder to standardized practices for a search and rescue response. Course content includes an overview of the state system, legal concerns, SAR operations, search strategy & tactics, personal preparedness,...

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S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct...

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S331 Search and Rescue Team Leadership

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Leader training, this is intermediate-level training in search team management, implementation of search tactics, supervision of team performance, proper use of semi-technical rescue equipment, and evacuation management. The course consists of approx. 60%...

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L0101 Foundations of Emergency Management

Oct 16 Event

Wirtz, VA: The L0101 Foundations in Emergency Management course requires two weeks (80 hours, 10 days) of instruction. It is designed to be an immersive learning experience so that participants have the opportunity to create the connections with colleagues that...

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED

Oct 16 ICS

Fredericksburg; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that...

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G191 ICS/EOC Interface

Oct 17 EOC

Alexandria, VA: This course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 18 ICS

Fredericksburg, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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2017 Fall Forum (Richmond)

Oct 18 Conference

Richmond: The 2017 Emergency Management Fall Forum is an opportunity for state and local emergency managers to come together to hear updates on policies and procedures, share lessons-learned over the year, and learn about new tools and technologies.  Sponsored by...

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S031 - Introduction to Search and Rescue

Oct 21 SAR

Wise, VA: The course will cover topics in resources, initial actions, search operations, Lost Person Behavior, search management, and integration with state resources.

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Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Oct 23 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and...

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G290 Public Information Officer

Oct 24 Response

Henrico, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED

Oct 25 ICS

Langley; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that...

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G191 ICS/EOC Interface

Oct 25 EOC

Harrisonburg, VA: This course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Oct 26 EOC

Harrisonburg, VA: This course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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November

G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 01 FEMA

Alexandria, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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VEOC 101/201 Introduction to the VEST and VEOC Crisis Management Systems

Nov 03 EOC

Richmond, VA: This three-hour course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems utilized by the Virginia Emergency Operations Center. At the end of this course, the student will understand the principle practices of...

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G191 EOC/ICS Interface

Nov 06 EOC

Gloucester, VA: The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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PER-344 Social Media Tools and Techniques

Nov 06 Consortium

Portsmouth, VA: This course builds upon the existing PER-304 Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery course by providing more participants with a more in-depth training in the use of strategy, tools, and messaging techniques in the use of...

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Nov 07 EOC

Gloucester, VA: The 2 1/2 day course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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L0146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Nov 08 FEMA

Warrenton, VA: This 2-day period of instruction is for those individuals that are directly involved in the planning, design and evaluation of training exercises. The intermediate-level course incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. It is an...

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L146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Nov 08 FEMA

Fauquier: This 2-day period of instruction is for those individuals that are directly involved in the planning, design and evaluation of training exercises. The intermediate-level course incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. It is an interactive...

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED (Stephens City)

Nov 10 ICS

Stephens City: This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises...

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ICS400-11 (B) SPONSORED

Nov 14 ICS

Fort Eustis; This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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ICS400-11 (B) SPONSORED

Nov 15 ICS

Fredericksburg; This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency coordination...

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Nov 27 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a ten-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve...

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G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 28 FEMA

Orange, VA: This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview...

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December

E0451 Advanced I: A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management

Dec 04 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0451, A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management (Advanced I), the first course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy curriculum, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to perform...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Dec 06 ICS

Chesapeake, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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VEOC 100 WebEOC for Local Government

Dec 07 EOC

Manassas, VA: This course establishes a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems to be used by local governments when interacting with the Virginia Emergency Operations Center (VEOC). At the end of this course, the student will understand...

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S031 - Introduction to Search and Rescue

Dec 08 SAR

Suffolk, VA: The course will cover topics in resources, initial actions, search operations, Lost Person Behavior, search management, and integration with state resources.

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S141 - Search Management Skills for First Responders

Dec 09 SAR

Suffolk, VA: This course focuses on management skills for members of locality search teams to optimize the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search. This course is particularly for command staff and field supervisors that...

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S131 - Search and Rescue Skills for First Responders

Dec 09 SAR

Suffolk, VA: This course will provide field oriented skills for members of locality search teams to optimize  the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search.

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED

Dec 12 ICS

Lynchburg; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that...

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January

G775 EOC Management and Operations

Jan 09 EOC

Fredericksburg: The 2 1/2 day course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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S231 Search and Rescue Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Member training, this entry-level field training is designed to introduce the field responder to standardized practices for a search and rescue response. Course content includes an overview of the state system, legal concerns,...

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S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct...

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S331 Search and Rescue Team Leadership

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Leader training, this is intermediate-level training in search team management, implementation of search tactics, supervision of team performance, proper use of semi-technical rescue equipment, and evacuation management. The course consists of approx. 60%...

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February

E0452 Advanced II: Assessment and Application of Professional Style in Emergency Management

Feb 12 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0452, Advanced II, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to apply personal management styles in the context of EM. Advanced II will provide participants with the essential...

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G288 Volunteer and Donations Management

Feb 27 FEMA

Culpeper, VA: This two-day workshop addresses the planning considerations and operational requirements for an effective volunteer and donations management system at the local level. A special emphasis is placed on the importance of collaborative partnerships between local government, voluntary agencies,...

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March

H100: Hazardous Materials Technician

Mar 19 Hazmat

A ten day program of intense instruction and practice, focusing on the following subject areas: chemical and physical properties, detection and monitoring, protective equipment, decontamination, Hazmat control, risk assessment, incident management, and safety. The program is in accordance with NFPA...

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April

H200: Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Apr 16 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and...

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E0453 Advanced III: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Organization

Apr 23 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0453 Advanced III is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to perform a key and successful role within the EM organization. In this context, the EM “organization” is...

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May

G191 ICS/EOC Interface

May 15 EOC

Bedford, VA: The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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June

H300: Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Jun 04 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a ten-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve...

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August

E0454 Advanced IV: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Community and Profession

Aug 13 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of Advanced IV is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to engage the challenges associated with the broader regional, national and international EM community. Advanced IV is designed to provide participants with...

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