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The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to monitor the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the CDC is encouraging organizations to promote social distancing, hold meetings via videoconferencing, reduce non-essential travel, and adjust or postpone events and gatherings. We also continue to evaluate the local and national situation and will provide regular updates.

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We thank you for your understanding, and we invite you to visit our extensive catalog of Independent Study Courses as well as classroom courses available by virtual delivery.

National Emergency Management Basic Academy

E/L0110 – Train the Trainer

Course Overview

The Basic Academy Train-the-Trainer consists of two days of discussions about course objectives, how to set up and facilitate the class, time management, and other general topics. The last three days consist of student teach backs that summarize portions of the Basic Academy course subject matter and describe activities and exercises with time for critique and questions.

All topics areas in the Basic Academy courses are covered in the Train-the-Trainer to support a training experience that combines knowledge of all fundamental systems, concepts, and practices of cutting-edge emergency management. The Academy provides shared classrooms of adult learners and skillful instructors resulting in a solid foundation upon which to build further studies and sound decisions

Selection Criteria

This course is intended for those emergency managers and trainers from Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management agencies who have extensive background in emergency management and experience in training adults.

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in emergency management (recommended to be current practitioners)
  • Proven and proficient capability to deliver and facilitate training (EMI resume/ recommendation review)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamental systems, concepts, and current practices in emergency management
  • Resume detailing responsibilities, authority and length of time in profession
  • Effectiveness teaching emergency management to adults
  • Documentation of at least three years’ experience teaching emergency management to adults

Prerequisites

Six online Independent Study courses are required as prerequisites to the classroom courses. All six must be completed before submitting an application for E/L0101

  • IS-100 (any version) – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-120.a An Introduction to Exercise
  • IS-200 (any version) – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700 (any version) – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS-800.b – National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • IS-230.d – Fundamentals of Emergency Management

For more information about the National Emergency Management Basic Academy, contact

FEMA-EMPP-Basic-Academy@fema.dhs.gov (301) 447-1383

Course Length

5 days

CEUs

3.0

 
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