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
In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at:
Note: A calculator is recommended.