This course is designed to provide training to Agency personnel to develop skills necessary to perform as the Liaison Officer assigned to a Type 2 Incident Management Team (IMT). This course is divided into 8 units. It consists of lecture, class discussion, and individual and group exercises.
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400, IS-700b and IS-800c, level courses and who have been identified to be part of an Incident Management Team.
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
Differentiate between assisting and cooperating agencies
Describe the duties, responsibilities, and authority Agency Representatives must have to perform their duties
List the items for consideration in establishing a work location at an incident
List the conditions that indicate additional staffing is needed
Describe the Liaison Officer's responsibilities in the incident demobilization process
Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at:
Bringing a device or laptop computer with Wi-Fi connection capability to class is highly recommended