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Essential Emergency Management Concepts E-4-17

  • California Specialized Training Institute 10 Sonoma Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405 United States (map)

Using a variety of hazard scenarios and employing a series of progressive exercises, this course introduces participants to key emergency management principles and practices to build participants’ capabilities to operate effectively within a local, regional or state Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Course content includes California’s SEMS Introductory Course and Essential EOC Section/Position Training, providing individual certification toward California’s new EOC credentialing program. This course is also offered as a jurisdiction or area-specific course, customized to local hazards, plans and resources. 

Topics include: 

• Threat and Hazard Identification
• California’s Disaster Response System
• Emergency Operations Centers and Multi-Agency Coordination Systems
• Crisis Communications
• Resource Acquisition and Tracking
• Recovery Considerations
• Emergency Management Training and Exercises

Completion of this course satisfies the requirements of G-775, EOC Management and Operations, and a certificate of completion for that course will also be issued. 

Essential Emergency Management Concepts is an eligible course for Department of Homeland Security training funds. Contact your Contact your local grants coordinator for more information.


Please contact CSTI at (805) 549-3535 for current pricing.

Grant/Funding Information: DHS CA-040-RESP POST Plan III

Course Length: 40 hours

Please contact (805) 549-3535 or click here for more information.

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