9P7131 – 24.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The Task Force Leader Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is designed to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the Task Force Leader (TFL) function.  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of TFL on a US&R team.

The Task Force Leader ILT course is 24 hours of face-to-face training.  Prior to attending this course, students must successfully complete the Computer-Based Training (CBT) component of the Task Force Leader course (Course Code: 9P7130) that is approximately eight hours.   

The CBT component of this course is hosted for free by TEEX. Register now for the Task Force Leader-CBT course.

Prerequisites

This course requires the prior completion of TEEX Course 9P7130 Computer-Based Training (CBT) component of Task Force Leader.

Members of FEMA US&R Task Forces should complete the exact same CBT course (Course Code:  9P7130) at www.esf9training.org which is a Learning Management System created by TEEX for the FEMA National US&R Response System designed for task forces to automatically track all of their training certificates, qualifications, expiration, and personnel ability to deploy.

Participants must bring their certificate of completion on the first day of class. Participants that have not completed the CBT portion will be removed from the class.

Course Completion Requirements

Each student must bring the following items to the Instructor-Led Training course:

  1. Task Force BDU Uniforms/T-shirts for all class days.
  2. One Laptop Computer per student

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.

Topics

  • Leadership
  • Command and Control
  • Mobilization and In-Transit Activities
  • Initial On-Scene Operations
  • Search Operations
  • Rescue Operations
  • Demobilization and Post-Mission Requirements
  • Response Operations Exercise

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 458-5636 | Toll-Free: (979) 458-0715
Email: rescue@teex.tamu.edu

Policies

TEEX Policies

TEEX is the National Contract Training Provider for the FEMA National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) System and this course was developed under contract for US&R personnel. This ILT course is the same curriculum and instructors utilized for courses taught to the FEMA National US&R System.

TEEX has provided training to National US&R and SUSAR task forces since 1998. Your department can be confident that training will meet credentialing and validation requirements. TEEX adheres to all of the requirements set forth by the FEMA US&R Program Office.

I would recommend this course for all law enforcement personnel reguardless of assignment.

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