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Response-Hazardous Materials and Search and Rescue

During a disaster, lives depend on emergency and first responders being capable of reacting to different hazardous material incidents and being able to perform wide-area search operations. Haz-Mat and Search and Rescue ­Response courses are designed to meet training requirements for emergency responders from law enforcement, fire service and emergency management, including emergency responders from public and private agencies that conduct searches after a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Hazardous materials response courses focus on the special challenges of dealing with weapons of mass destruction or a terrorist incident, including knowledge of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive events and responses to incidents involving CBRNE materials. The search and rescue course is designed to equip jurisdictions to be capable of effectively developing, managing and conducting a wide-area search following a natural disaster or terrorist incident.

Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

HazMat/WMD Incidents

Division Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type

ESTI

AWR160

WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Online

ESTI

OGT208

Standardized Awareness Training (AWR-160-SAT)

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Face-to-Face

ESTI

OGT213

AWR-160-W Conocimiento Sobre Armas de Destruccion Masiva/Terrorismo para Socorrista

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Online

ESTI

PER212

Operational Level Response to HazMat/WMD Incidents

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Face-to-Face

NERRTC

PER320

Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Face-to-Face

Search and Rescue

Division Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type

ESTI

9G6100

National US&R Response System Orientation - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P1230

Technical Search Specialist - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P1330

Canine Search Specialist - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P4130

Logistics Specialist - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P6130

Planning Team Training - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P7130

Task Force Leader - Computer-Based Training

Online

ESTI

9P7131

Task Force Leader - Instructor-Led Training

Face-to-Face

ESTI

PER213

Wide Area Search

DHS/FEMAGSAVeterans
Face-to-Face

ESTI

PER334

Search and Rescue in Community Disasters

Face-to-Face
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