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General Information
Event Name: Resource Unit Leader
Hosted By: Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
Event Description:

This course provides participants with course work and hands-on training for the position of Resource Unit Leader. It covers the roles, responsibili­ties, and relationships of the Resource Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader to other personnel within the Incident Command System (ICS). The student will become familiar with the various incident-related documents and software programs that may be used.
Resource Unit Leader topics include:

  • Organizing and managing the unit
  • Check-in
  • Tracking resource status
  • Operational planning
  • Resource unit products

An extensive exercise in which the student organizes and operates a resource unit serves to test the student's skills.

Demobilization Unit Leader topics include:

  • Organizing and managing the unit
  • Developing the Demobilization Plan
  • Writing the Demobilization Plan
  • Implementing the Demobilization Plan

Target Group
This course is intended for U.S. EPA personnel who have shown interest, demonstrated the necessary skills and knowledge, and have accomplished minimum training, including Incident Command System courses I-100, 200, and 300, and IS-700b and IS-800c, appropriate for the position of Resources Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader.

Objectives
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the mission, organization, and operation of the resources unit from lecture and small group exercises
  • Identify, track, and account for incident resources from experimentation with T-cards and a variety of other systems
  • Describe the Incident Action Plan and other section work products
  • Accomplish the duties and responsibilities of a Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) on a large incident
  • Develop, write, and implement a demobilization plan

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 

https://ertpvu.org/ClassroomCourseDetail.aspx?id=32

Note: Calculators are recommended.

Registration Status: Postponed
Event Begins: May 07, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Event Ends: May 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Registrar
Phone: 513-251-7669
E-mail: ertp-registrar@tetratech.com
Additional Information:

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, May 10th, 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.

Location
This event will be held at: U.S. EPA - Region 3
1650 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Location Map:
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Location Contact Information: Sonia Maldonado
Phone: 215-814-3242
E-mail: maldonado.sonia@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
 

EPA travelers:  There will be an event-specific conference code for this course.  Once it is established it will be sent to registered students to use in their TA.
 

   
   

 

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