9G6100 – 2.00 Hours


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TEEX-Internet Moodle Campus

Texas A&M University Systems Building
College Station, TX 77845


William Paul Gunnels

Start Time

12:01 AM Sunday, March 01, 2020

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This two-hour online course is intended to provide a general overview of FEMA processes and practices for entry-level National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System members. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully describe the basic functions of a US&R Task Force, the general requirements to be on
a US&R Task Force, as well as safety and post-deployment considerations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

In order to complete this course, you must have:

  • Internet connection (broadband connection recommended)
  • A current web browser (i.e., Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari.)To prevent issues during your online class, be sure that your web
    browser is updated to the latest version available
  • Current versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash loaded on your computer.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Module 1 – Program Overview
  • Module 2 – National US&R Response System
  • Module 3 – Task Force (TF) Operations
  • Module 4 – Task Force (TF) Requirements
  • Module 5 – Task Force (TF) Safety Awareness
  • Module 6 – System Member Preparedness
  • Module 7 – Post-Deployment Considerations
  • Final Exam

Suggested Audience

  • Search and Rescue Personnel
  • State US&R Personnel
  • Structural Collapse Response Personnel
  • Fire Department Responders
  • Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • County/State/Federal Responders
  • National Guard and DOD Personnel
  • Public Health and Health Care Workers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.30 CEUs

Other Information

This course is hosted and provided at no cost to emergency responders in partnership with the TEEX National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC)
which is a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC).

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 458-5636
Email: rescue@teex.tamu.edu

I am grateful for the opportunity TEEX gave me to fast track through a paramedic program… TEEX has an extremely demanding curriculum but it is possible to make it through as long as you’re willing and able to have the self-discipline to study every day.

— Andy Brookman, MetroWest Ambulance
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