||Planning Section Chief
||Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the duties and responsibilities of the Planning Section Chief on a Type 2 Incident Management Team. Specific Topics include: Resource Unit Leader (RESL) , Situation Unit Leader (SITL), Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL) and Environmental Unit Leader (ENVL) functional position review; information gathering and evaluation; strategies, meetings and briefings; Incident Action Plan preparation; interactions and information exchange; forms, documents and supplies; and demobilization and closeout.
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have successfully completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400, IS-700b and IS-800c, level courses and who have been identified to fulfill the Planning Section Chief position on an Incident Management Team.
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
Describe incident information needs, data gathering methods and data evaluation processes.
Describe the PSC role in the transition briefing, the planning review meeting, the operational briefing, and other meetings and briefings .
Describe the components of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and who is responsible for preparing them.
Describe the PSC role in the preparation of the IAP and other documents .
Describe specific elements of the Situation Report (SitRep) and indentify the ICS functional units responsible for generating each element.
Conduct an operational briefing.
Describe demobilization planning and IMT closeout procedures.
Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at
||August 12, 2019 at 8:00 AM
||August 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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Limited to U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard or by invitation.
This event will include a capstone Incident Management Team Exercise (IMTX), on Friday, August 16th, in which participants, along with other Key Leadership Position course participants, will practice their position skills within an incident management team environment under simulated incident conditions. Team members will work together to manage the hypothetical incident, conduct ICS Planning ‘P’ activities and produce work products, including an Incident Action Plan.
Students are requested to bring your personal copy of the EPA Incident Management Handbook (IMH) 2016, if you have one.
|This event will be held
|| The Philadelphia 201 Hotel
210 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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