Essential Emergency Management Concepts - All-Hazards
This four-day course introduces participants to key emergency management concepts, principles and practices. The course educates attendees about California’s earthquake hazard, explains the disaster response system and trains participants to fulfill a role in such an emergency.
Through role play and a series of progressive exercises, participants will develop skills as a member of an emergency management team in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) environment. The culminating event is a functional exercise in an Emergency Operations Center as a member of an emergency management team.
Training is consistent with California’s Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Completion of this course satisfies the requirements of G-775, EOC Management and Operations, and a certificate of completion for that course will also be issued.
The Essential Emergency Management Concepts: Earthquake course is one of the required core courses for individuals seeking to complete the California Office of Emergency Services’ Emergency Management Specialist Training Certificate Program. This course is approved by DHS and California POST.
Prerequisites: None. Recommended preparatory courses, available through FEMA’s independent study program, are IS-100.b and IS-700.a.