Training & Exercise

An educated and trained citizen is the best defense in any emergency preparedness response and recovery strategy.  This site provides various training opportunities for first responder personnel in public safety, emergency management, and homeland security. Check this page often for updated events and training opportunities being offered throughout the County and the region.  
 


Training Opportunities:

    

 

  • Incident Command Training (ICS). Register by linking to National Capital Region NIMS Officers website.
  • WebEOC. This is a one-day entry level class designed to teach new WebEOC users how to effectively use and operate the application. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how WebEOC can be used to support all phases of management during a major emergency, disaster, exercise, or event. Also serves as a refresher course.
  • CERT. The CERT program educates participants about how to prepare for hazards that may impact their communities and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
  • CPR/First Aid.
  • Community Presentations: Have a member of Prince George’s County OEM talk to your community group about how to better prepare for emergencies. This presentation is appropriate for homeowners associations, civic groups, businesses, and faith-based groups. Contact oemstaff@co.pg.md.us
  • American Red Cross.  The American Red Cross (National Capital Region) offers numerous trainings including CPR/AED and First Aid. http://www.redcross.org/ux/take-a-class 
  • Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA): Database of all MEMA coordinated, sponsored and/or led training and exercises throughout the State. http://mema.maryland.gov/Pages/learning.aspx
  • FEMA Independent Study. The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers on-line, self-paced courses for people with emergency management responsibility, as well as the general public.   https://training.fema.gov/is/
    • ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding IncidentsCommonly Required Courses
      • IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 - (10/31/2013)
      • IS-120.a An Introduction to Exercises - (1/23/2008)
      • IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents - (10/31/2013)
      • IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction - (10/31/2013)
      • IS-702.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) Public Information Systems - (10/31/2013)
      • IS-703.a NIMS Resource Management - (1/15/2010)
      • IS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction - (1/20/2017)

Upcoming Classes:

 

Be sure to check this page from time to time for updates and new course offerings.

 

Date and Time
Course
Prerequisites
Registration and Course Information Comments
 Location
April 11-12, 2018
0800-1700 hours
ICS-400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents ICS-100 and ICS-200, ICS-300, IS-/ICS-700, IS-/ICS-800

Copies of certificates must be brought to first day of classes 

 Information and Registration Registration is available through the MEMA Learning Management System Webpage.

Prospective students must be registered on the MEMA LMS to enroll in class and they must have a FEMA SID number to register on the LMS System. 

Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785
April 14-15, 2018
0800-1700 hours
Search & Rescue in Community Disaster - Strategies and Skills for Surviving Disaster There are no prerequisites for this course.  Registration is available through the following link:

Registration Link TEEX Search & Rescue in Community Disaster Class Landover, MD April 14-15, 2018

 

Registration is available through the TEEX Webpage.

Prospective students must be registered on the TEEX LMS to enroll in class and they must have a FEMA SID number to register on the LMS System. 

Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785
April 18, 2018 0900 - 1300 hours CPR/AED/First Aid for Non-Healthcare Providers Training There are no prerequisites for this class.  Registration is available through the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cpraedfirst-aid-training-apr-18-2018-registration-44496705845

  Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785
April 20, 2018
0900-1330 hours
WebEOC Basic User Training Preparedness, operations or recovery responsibilities during a crisis at the departmental level or assignment to the County Emergency Operations Center.   Registration is available through the following link:  

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prince-georges-county-webeoc-training-apr202018-registration-44656887954

 New Version 8.4  Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785

For more information on any particular class or other training opportunities, contact us by email at countyeoc@co.pg.md.us

Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785

 

Office of Emergency Management, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785