I will be instructing a Train the Trainer - All-Hazards Position Specific Public Information Officer Class at the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The course still has some vacancies and scheduled to be conducted on the date as noted below:
• E-953 All-Hazards Position Specific Public Information Officer TtT on March 16 – 20, 2015
The class is a week long with on-campus housing provided for you. Check with your State Training Officer on having food and transportation covered as well. The PIO Class itself is free of charge.
The NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training Program is designed to provide additional training for persons serving on the nation’s Incident Management Teams (IMT’s), or to those persons who are working to be become involved in doing so. Given that, the following prerequisites are required for admission into these courses:
• IS-100, 200, 700, & 800
• ICS 300 & 400
• Previous completion of the class the student is looking to teach, or have served actively in the position on an IMT within the past
5 years, or have demonstrated experience in the field that can be documented and verified by the appropriate State Training
Officer or authorized Federal representative.
• Qualified as an instructor or Teacher with the appropriate credentials (NFPA 1041 Level II, Teaching Certificate, etc.)
If you possess the above qualifications, have experience in serving on an Incident Management Team or similar position within the ICS system and you have a desire to teach one of these dynamic courses of instruction, please submit a completed FEMA Application Form # 119-25- through your respective State Training Officer to NETC Admissions.
There are also vacancies in the following NETC class as well:
• E-957 All Hazards Position Specific Liaison Officer TtT on April 8 – 9, 2015
Mark E. Brady
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department
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