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Oregon Department of Emergency Management’s (OEM) comprehensive training program improves operational readiness, reveals planning gaps and resource limitations, improves coordination, clarifies roles and responsibilities, and improves individual performance and professional development. The OEM training program coordinates national training programs and provides training services throughout the state. These instructional programs enhance capabilities of the response communities for all hazards, through:
Training services are organized by the OEM State Training Officer, and supported by program representatives in the following sections: Preparedness, Operations, Recovery, Mitigation, and Regional Coordinators.
State Preparedness Calendar
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The OEM Training Program fills training course requests on a needs basis, dependent on available resources. We encourage local Emergency Managers to attend the annual Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW, Formerly TEPW) to coordinate courses requests with neighboring jurisdictions and the State Training Program. To apply for course delivery, please follow the instructions and links below.
Training Course Request Form
The FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities as well as the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. See the Independent Study Program (ISP) for more information. To complete the course, you will need to obtain a FEMA Student Identification Number.
The Professional Development Series includes seven FEMA Emergency Management Institute independent study courses that provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in the emergency management profession. Many students build on this foundation to develop their careers.
The Oregon Basic Applied Practices Series (BAPS) consists of several basic knowledge required courses and four (4) elective courses. The intent of the BAPS is to provide training needed by all emergency service providers for successful field operations. Courses in the Professional Development Series (PDS) cannot be used to meet BAPS requirements.
There are many opportunities conduct or participate in training. Listed below are some of the major avenues to take training and receive recognition.
Interested in instructing courses on incident command, volunteers and donations, public information? The
Emergency Management Instructor Guidance describes the requirements to be an instructor, expectations of the instructor, and how to become an instructor. The guidance includes the requirements to be eligible to instruct NIMS Implementation courses, including G0300: ICS-300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents, and G0400: ICS-400 Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff-Complex Incidents.
This series is put together by Oregon Department of Emergency Management. The intended audience is local, tribal, and state emergency management partners.The goal of this series is to give local, tribal, and state emergency management professionals more education and updates about state program capabilities, roles, and responsibilities for wildfire season.
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