Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates national training programs and provides
training services throughout the state. These instruction programs enhance
capabilities of the response communities for all hazards, through:
- OEM directed training delivery
- National provider residential training program coordination
- National provider direct local delivery coordination
services are organized by the OEM State Training Officer, and supported by
program representatives in one of three sections: Operations and Preparedness,
Mitigation and Recovery Services, and Technology and Response.
For information on attending or hosting a training activity, contact:
Karen Layng, State Training Officer
for Conducting or Taking Training
There are many opportunities to conduct or participate in training. Listed below
are some of the major avenues to take training and receive recognition.
Course Delivery Procedures
The Course Delivery Procedures provide
guidance for the delivery of training courses across the state of Oregon. The
procedures cover the following topics: how to request a course, course coordinator
expectations, close-out procedures, certificates, and more.
How to Become an
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.
Training Using Homeland Security Funds
Local and tribal jurisdictions
can develop training using Homeland Security Grant funds. Jurisdictions must include the training
development as part of their State Homeland Security Program grant application
and follow this process.
Oregon Basic Applied Practices Series
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.
Professional Development Series
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.