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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
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.
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.
Students will need to have taken the latest versions of the following prerequisite classes:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.