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Planning Section Chief
Hosted by 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.

Target Group
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.

Objectives
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.

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=26

For general information contact Registrar by telephone at 513-251-7669 or via e-mail at ertp-registrar@tetratech.com

 Upcoming Events

Bullet  Philadelphia, PA
Registration Closed - Details
  May 6, 2019 - May 10, 2019

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Bullet  Addison, TX
Cancelled - Event Details
  August 22, 2017 - August 25, 2017
Bullet  Denver, CO
  November 05, 2013 - November 08, 2013
Bullet  Edison, NJ
  May 09, 2011 - May 12, 2011
Bullet  Colorado Springs, CO
  August 13, 2007 - August 17, 2007
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  June 05, 2006 - June 08, 2006
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