Presentation on theme: "NIMS ICS All-Hazard Position Specific Training Program"— Presentation transcript:
1NIMS ICS All-Hazard Position Specific Training Program May2011 Update
2History of the NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training Program September 11, 2001- World Trade Center- PentagonHurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005)Development of a National Credentialing System
3IntroductionNIMS ICS Position Specific training is designed to provide all-hazard competencies and behaviors for the 8 Command and General Staff positions and for selected Unit Leader positions under the Incident Command System (ICS)
4Introduction (Continued) The competencies in Position Specific training are focused around the ability of the student to assume position responsibilities, lead assigned personnel, communicate effectively, and ensure the completion of assigned tasks to meet identified objectives for the position
5Introduction (Continued) Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are members of Type III or Type IV Incident Management Teams (IMT’s), or by those who are seeking credentials/certification to become members of IMT’s in the future.Personal qualifications rely on a combination of training, operational experience, job shadowing, and various administrative requirements.
6AdministrationThe Emergency Management Institute (EMI) administers the NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training Program through the Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) Branch.Students completing Position Specific training receive EMI/FEMA certificates.EMI/FEMA maintains a national database of all student Position Specific course completions for the purposes of verification for credentialing.
7Position Specific Courses Command & General StaffIncident Commander (E/L951)Public Information Officer (E/L953)Safety Officer (E/L955)Liaison Officer (E/L957)Operations Section Chief(E/L 959)Planning Section Chief (E/L963)Logistics Section Chief (E/L968)Finance/Admin Section Chief (E/L974)Unit LeaderDivision/Group Supervisor (E/L960)Situation Unit Leader (E/L964)Resource Unit Leader (E/L965)Communications Unit Leader (E/L969)Supply Unit Leader (E/L970)Facilities Unit Leader (E/L971)Finance/Admin Unit Leader (E/L975)
8Position Specific Dashboard Data: Student Completions Command & General Staff Courses:- Incident Commander- Operations Section Chief- Planning Section Chief- Logistics Section Chief- Finance/Admin Section Chief- Public Information Officer- Safety Officer- Liaison Officer
11Position Specific Dashboard Data: Student Completions Unit Leader Courses:L960 Division/Group SupervisorL964 Situation Unit LeaderL965 Resource Unit LeaderL969 Communications Unit Leader - 218L970 Supply Unit LeaderL961 Facilities Unit LeaderL975 Finance/Admin Unit Leader
12Position Specific Dashboard Data: Student Completions NIMS ICS Position Specific Courses (April 6, 2011)Number of students who have completed off-campus classes: ,622Number of students who have completed on-campus classes: ,108Total number of students who have completed Position Specific Training: ,730
13Position Specific Dashboard Data: Qualified Instructors NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific CoursesTotal number of qualified Instructors 984Instructors who completed TTT 772Instructors “historically recognized” 212
14Position Specific Dashboard Data: FY 2011 Off-campus classes scheduled during FY 2011 to date: 283Total number of off-campus classes projected duringFY 2011: 300Estimated number of students who will complete off-campus classes during FY 2011: 4,950Off-campus classes scheduled during FY 2012 to date: 9
15Dashboard Data: FY 2011 Most Requested Field Classes to Date: L962 Planning Section Chief Course 72L958 Operations Section Chief Course 59L950 Incident Commander CourseL967 Logistics Section Chief
16Position Specific Website URL:Four links:- Administrative Guidelines for the program- Schedule, class dates and locations- Instructor database (password protected)- 15 Position Specific courses (password protected)
17Contact InformationFor further information, contact:Robert Ridgeway, Program ManagerEMI/IEM Branch, FEMA(301)or