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DHS/CISA All-Hazards Type III Communications Technician (COMT) Workshop – Rockford, AL

June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019

DHS/CISA All-Hazards Type III Communications Technician (COMT) Workshop

June 10-14, 2019

Coosa County Emergency Communications District Office – Rockford, AL

Course Overview:

The All-Hazards Communications Technician (COMT) course trains emergency responders on the practices and procedures common to radio communication technicians during all-hazards emergency operations. It will help communications technicians to work within the Incident Command System (ICS) organizational structure with standardized operational and technical procedures. The skills gained in this class will enable responders to plan, deploy, and provide technical support for the communications solutions used by the other organizations in the ICS.

Target Audience:

The COMT class is targeted for all local, regional, state and federal cross disciplinary emergency response professionals and coordination/support personnel with a communications
background. Candidates should be members of a standing Incident Management Team or currently working in a position supporting communications as a technician for a local, state, or federal response agency. Additionally, candidates for this training should have knowledge of: wired and wireless public safety communication technologies including radio, telephone, satellite, and data; basic knowledge of communications and communication systems, frequencies spectrum, local topography, and system site locations including knowledge of local, regional, and state communication plans, and communications and resource contacts.

Prerequisites:

Students will need to have taken the latest versions of the following prerequisite classes:

IS-100

IS-200

IS-700

IS-800

Recommended courses:

ICS-300

ICS-400

Course Length:

5 Days – 40.0 Hours

In addition to registering for this course through the AEMA Training Portal, students will need to fill out a completed FEMA 119-25-1 General Application along with providing copies of prerequisite course certificates or an EMI IS transcript. Application packets will need to be submitted to the AEMA Training Office at training@ema.alabama.gov.

Details

Start:
June 10, 2019
End:
June 14, 2019
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Organizer

Sheldon Hutcherson
Phone:
205-280-2293
Email:
sheldon.hutcherson@ema.alabama.gov
Website:
https://ema.alabama.gov

Venue

Coosa County Emergency Comunications District Office
66 Communication Drive
Rockford, AL 35136 United States
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