February

Logistics 101- Logistical Awareness and Fundamentals

Feb 22 Training

This eight-hour course is designed to begin the logistical training process by establishing a baseline awareness of logistical procedures, plans, and systems utilized across the world by public and private sector entities.

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G291:Joint Information Center Planning

Feb 23 EMC

This one-day course is designed to equip Public Information Officers (PIOs) to establish and operate in a Joint Information System/Center (JIS/JIC). The purpose of the course is to build on the solo PIO competencies gained in the Basic PIO courses...

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S031 Introduction to Search and Rescue

Feb 23 SAR

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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March

S031 Introduction to Search and Rescue

Mar 02 SAR

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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G191: EOC/ICS Interface

Mar 08 Event

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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EOC/ICS Interface

Mar 08 Event

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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G191 ICS/EOC Interface

Mar 08 Info Session

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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Public Assistance Workshops

Mar 13 Event

PA Eligibility, PA Preliminary Damage Assessment, Debris Workshop, 406 Hazard Mitigation, PA Cost Estimating Format, PA Alternative Procedures

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S031 Introduction to Search and Rescue

Mar 14 SAR

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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S031 Introduction to Search and Rescue

Mar 16 SAR

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 SAR Management Skills for First Responders

Mar 18 SAR

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 would be...

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Statewide Tornado Drill

Mar 21 Event

The 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill will take place on Tornado Preparedness Day, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. (If widespread severe weather threatens the Commonwealth on that date, then the drill will be on Wednesday, March 22, at 9:45...

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Logistics 101 Logistical Awareness and Fundamentals

Mar 22 Info Session

This eight-hour course is designed to begin the logistical training process by establishing a baseline awareness of logistical procedures, plans, and systems utilized across the world by public and private sector entities.

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SAR Skills for First Responders

Mar 23

The intent of this course is to 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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Logistics 201 Mutual Aid in Virginia

Mar 23 Info Session

This course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of mutual aid programs and procedures, plans, documents, and systems utilized throughout Virginia by public sector entities. Topics of discussion will include local mutual aid, statewide mutual aid, state to state...

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SAR Lost Person Behavior

Mar 25 SAR

This course will present the most recent advances in lost person behavior, the latest research, new models of behavior, and several new behavioral modes. Developed by Robert Koester an international leader in search and rescue research, the participants will go...

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Hazardous Materials Technician Course

Mar 27 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

Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Apr 24 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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June

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Jun 05 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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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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October

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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November

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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