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CBT
Jetty Software Computer Based Training

Course Code

TRG CBT JETTY

Course Length

2-3 hours

Jetty computer based training serves as an introduction to the Jetty Software. This course will provide a basic understanding of Jetty Software, how to navigate and use its fundamental features. During the course, you will learn how to effectively manage inquiries, use the document/media libraries, navigate the dashboard tools, create status boards, and post content.


Course Length:

  • 2-3 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Learn at your own pace.

  • Certificate issued upon completion.

  • TRG Training staff support available


Target Audience:

  • Corporate & Government Communicators

  • Personnel involved with communication efforts

  • Public Information Officers, Liaison Officers, Community and Government Affairs Specialists, and Communication Specialists


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None


CBT
TRG ICS 100/200 Computer-Based Training

Course Code

TRG CBT ICS 100200

Course Length

3-4 hours

Welcome to our newest service designed to help your company be prepared to effectively and efficiently manage incidents should they occur. The Response Group recently launched our new web-based interactive computer training program with ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents. Learn basic incident management principles, management structure, organization, terminology, and common responsibilities. 
This interactive exercise-based computer training meets global incident management systems objectives and is geared toward industry standards while incorporating best emergency response practices
.


Course Length:

  • 3-4 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Learn at your own pace

  • Course content meets recognized Incident Management Systems and International Maritime Organization Incident Command System objectives


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field and tactical Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

CBT
TRG IAP Software Computer Based Training

Course Code

TRG CBT IAP

Course Length

2-3 hours

Our latest computer based training provides an introduction to the Incident Action Plan Software™. Participants will learn how to logon, create an incident and navigate the IAP Software™ to develop and print an initial incident action plan. The modules are interactive for the user in creating ICS forms electronically and developing an IAP using the create incident wizard process.


Course Length:

  • Approximately 2-3 hours (User is allowed to complete at their own pace).


Course Takeaways:

  • Learn at your own pace

  • Approximately 2-3 hours to completion

  • Available worldwide

  • Certificate issued upon completion

  • TRG Training staff support available


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field and Tactical Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

Virtual ICS 191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface

Course Code

TRG ICS 191 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

The goal of this 8 hour professional development course, VG 0191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface, is to enable the students to develop an effective interface between the Incident Command/Unified Command and the Emergency Operations Center by applying National Incident Management System principles.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


This course is open to both public and private organizations, experiences will be shared across various backgrounds under the guidance of formal ICS.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Explain the course structure and potential ICS/EOC interface challenges.

  • Explain key NIMS concepts, command and coordination systems, and structures.

  • Analyze given scenarios to determine commonalities and potential interface issues between ICS and EOCs.

  • Explain the respective roles and interconnectivity of the NIMS command and coordination systems in coordination.

  • Contrast the typical role and functions of the Incident Command and the EOC during emergency operations.

  • Analyze given scenarios to apply ICS/EOC interface concepts.

  • Develop an ICS/EOC interface action plan.

  • Summarize the course objectives.


Target Audience:

  • State and local personnel responsible for developing, staffing, managing and operating an EOC and coordinating EOC operations with a field command post.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 700/800

  • NIMS IS-2200: Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions

February 8-10, 2021
Virtual ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 300 VIRTUAL

Course Length

21 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course will identify purpose, participant involvement and key outcomes through the meetings and work periods of the planning cycle; including developing and briefing on incident objectives, strategies and tactics for the next operational period.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


This course is open to both public and private organizations, experiences will be shared across various backgrounds under the guidance of formal ICS.


Course Length: 


Course Takeaways:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the process and planning efforts for developing work assignments and a complete Incident Action Plan (IAP).

  • Awareness of and practice conducting all ICS proactive phase meetings.

  • A practical use of the ICS tools available for Incident Management Teams throughout the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements for the ICS 300 course.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members, Field Response Team Members

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

March 3, 2022
Virtual IAP Introduction

Course Code

TRG IAP INTRO VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides a solid foundation of the IAP Software, as well as the basic navigation and functionalities of the software. The course also teaches the basic concepts of developing an initial incident action plan using the reports and ICS 201 incident briefing forms.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of the IAP Software.

  • Hands-on navigation through the initial response phase ICS forms & reports.

  • Initial response situational awareness and resource tracking including basic overview of the Common Operating Picture.

  • Managing Incident Documentation.


 Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users 


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

March 8, 2022
Virtual IAP Advanced

Course Code

TRG IAP ADV VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides IAP Software users with  the navigation and use of ICS forms and reports for sustaining  ongoing incident operations through the proactive phase. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Maintaining situational awareness

  • Working with incident resources from formal procurement to demobilization

  • Managing Planning Cycle meetings and tools

  • Learn how to effectively use the Tactical Planning Process forms and reports

  • Developing a detailed incident action plan. 


Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 
     

March 8, 2022
Jetty Comprehensive Training

Course Code

TRG JETTY COMP

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of Jetty Software™, including navigation and core functionality.


Using experiential hands-on learning, participants progress from basic concepts and applications, to more advanced management and workflow integration.


During the course, instructors will share strategies for content and inquiry management.


Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to state the fundamental concepts and benefits of the software, as well as demonstrate navigation and key functionality.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of Jetty.

  • Ability to post content, add and respond to inquiries, and effectively use the document and media libraries, status board, and dashboard tools.

  • Ability to alter website appearance, including customization options in addition to page and form creation

  • Ability to bulk upload contacts, create and manage groups

  • Ability to manage users and site permissions

  • Knowledge of best practice strategies for launching a dark site, and managing a response site

  • Ability to sync IAP Software™ and add incident specific forms to Jetty status boards

  • Knowledge of best practices for integrating Jetty into an organization and existing crisis communication plans


Target Audience:

  • Public Information Officers, Liaison Officers, Community and Government Affairs Specialists, and Communication Specialists, Jetty Site Administrators


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • ICS 100, 200, 702, PIO or LNO position specific training

March 9, 2022
IAP Introduction

Course Code

TRG IAP INTRO

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides a solid foundation of the IAP Software, as well as the basic navigation and functionalities of the software. The course also teaches the basic concepts of developing an initial incident action plan using the reports and ICS 201 incident briefing forms.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours  


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of the IAP Software.

  • Hands-on navigation through the initial response phase ICS forms & reports.

  • Initial response situational awareness and resource tracking including basic overview of the Common Operating Picture

  • Managing Incident Documentation


 Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users 


Recommended  Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

March 9, 2022
Virtual Jetty Comprehensive Training

Course Code

TRG JETTY COMP

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of Jetty Software™, including navigation and core functionality.


Using experiential hands-on learning, participants progress from basic concepts and applications, to more advanced management and workflow integration.


During the course, instructors will share strategies for content and inquiry management.


Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to state the fundamental concepts and benefits of the software, as well as demonstrate navigation and key functionality.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of Jetty.

  • Ability to post content, add and respond to inquiries, and effectively use the document and media libraries, status board, and dashboard tools.

  • Ability to alter website appearance, including customization options in addition to page and form creation

  • Ability to bulk upload contacts, create and manage groups

  • Ability to manage users and site permissions

  • Knowledge of best practice strategies for launching a dark site, and managing a response site

  • Ability to sync IAP Software™ and add incident specific forms to Jetty status boards

  • Knowledge of best practices for integrating Jetty into an organization and existing crisis communication plans


Target Audience:

  • Public Information Officers, Liaison Officers, Community and Government Affairs Specialists, and Communication Specialists, Jetty Site Administrators


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • ICS 100, 200, 702, PIO or LNO position specific training

March 10, 2022
IAP Advanced

Course Code

TRG IAP ADV

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides IAP Software users with  the navigation and use of ICS forms and reports for sustaining  ongoing incident operations through the proactive phase.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Maintaining situational awareness

  • Working with incident resources from formal procurement to demobilization

  • Managing Planning Cycle meetings and tools

  • Learn how to effectively use the Tactical Planning Process forms and reports

  • Developing a detailed incident action plan. 


Target Audience

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users


 Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

March 14, 2022
IAP Power User

Course Code

TRG IAP PWR

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides advanced IAP Software users  with advanced  functionality of the IAP Software including navigation set up, customizing the IAP Software to meet your organizational needs, and pre-load of personnel and incident resources.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate the customization features of the IAP Software.

  • Understanding of preload/template capabilities.

  • User/Incident maintenance.

  • Setting company user permissions.

  • Incident resource maintenance.


Target Audience:

  • IAP Software System Administrators


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Experienced IAP Software Users

March 15, 2022
Virtual IAP Power User

Course Code

TRG IAP PWR VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides advanced IAP Software users  with advanced  functionality of the IAP Software including navigation set up, customizing the IAP Software to meet your organizational needs, and pre-load of personnel and incident resources.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours  


Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate the customization features of the IAP Software.

  • Understanding of preload/template capabilities.

  • User/Incident maintenance.

  • Setting company user permissions.

  • Incident resource maintenance. 


Target Audience:

  • IAP Software System Administrators 


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Experienced IAP Software Users

March 16, 2022
8-HR HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Code

HAZREF8

Course Length

8 hours

Has it been a year since you last completed your HAZWOPER course? This OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course will provide everything you need to remain up to date on all HAZWOPER policies and standards as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Know the appropriate points of contact for site safety and health personnel for spill response.

  • Know the safety, health, and other hazards present during oil spill clean up.

  • Know safe clean up work practices including decontamination procedures to minimize risks.

  • Know how to use available controls and equipment , including contamination control procedures and PPE to minimize risk.

  • Know the medical surveillance requirements.

  • Know the contents of the site safety and health plan for a specific cleanup.

  • Know and be able to recognize signs and symptoms of overexposure to hazards present. 


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


Target Audience:

All personnel who need to have HAZWOPER refresher training that falls under the following OSHA regulations:

  1. Hazardous Material Technician; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii)

  2. Hazardous Material Specialist; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv)

  3. General Spill Site Worker; 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i) 

March 17, 2022
Virtual 8-HR HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Code

HAZREF8 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

Has it been a year since you last completed your HAZWOPER course? This OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course will provide everything you need to remain up to date on all HAZWOPER policies and standards as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Know the appropriate points of contact for site safety and health personnel for spill response.

  • Know the safety, health, and other hazards present during oil spill clean up.

  • Know safe clean up work practices including decontamination procedures to minimize risks.

  • Know how to use available controls and equipment , including contamination control procedures and PPE to minimize risk.

  • Know the medical surveillance requirements.

  • Know the contents of the site safety and health plan for a specific cleanup.

  • Know and be able to recognize signs and symptoms of overexposure to hazards present. 


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


Target Audience:

All personnel who need to have HAZWOPER refresher training that falls under the following OSHA regulations:

  1. Hazardous Material Technician; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii)

  2. Hazardous Material Specialist; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv)

  3. General Spill Site Worker; 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i)

March 21, 2022
Qualified Individual/Incident Commander (OSHA)

Course Code

TRG QI/IC

Course Length

8 hours

Roles/responsibilities of QI/IC during the initial response phase of an incident; understanding of information found in emergency response plans and offshore response plans or other applicable plans and established procedures.


Course Length:

  • 8 hours


 Target Audience

  • Qualified Individuals/Incident Commanders

March 22, 2022
Virtual Qualified Individual/Incident Commander (OSHA)

Course Code

TRG QI/IC VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

Roles/responsibilities of QI/IC during the initial response phase of an incident; understanding of information found in emergency response plans and offshore response plans or other applicable plans and established procedures.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.

 

Target Audience

  • Qualified Individuals/Incident Commanders


March 23, 2022
Virtual Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Awareness

Course Code

HAZH2S4 VIRTUAL

Course Length

4 hours

This industry required 4-Hour Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course is for individuals who work and respond in the oil and gas industry. H2S is a deadly gas that can kill or injure workers in a very short time. OSHA mandates that employees be trained on procedures, policies, hazards and equipment that are specific to your business.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 4 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of H2S.

  • Knowledge of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2017 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.

  • Knowledge of safe work procedures when working with H2S.

  • Understand how to detect and monitor H2S.

  • Know how to don/doff respiratory protection equipment in an emergency.

  • Understand the relevant H2S Plan and what’s expected of you during an emergency incident.


Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2006 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.


Target Audience:

  • All personnel who respond to the release of hazardous substances in a defensive manner, without trying to stop the release.

March 28, 2022
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Awareness

Course Code

HAZH2S4

Course Length

4 hours

This industry required 4-Hour Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course is for individuals who work and respond in the oil and gas industry. H2S is a deadly gas that can kill or injure workers in a very short time. OSHA mandates that employees be trained on procedures, policies, hazards and equipment that are specific to your business.


Course Length: 

  • 4 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of H2S.

  • Knowledge of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2017 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.

  • Knowledge of safe work procedures when working with H2S.

  • Understand how to detect and monitor H2S.

  • Know how to don/doff respiratory protection equipment in an emergency.

  • Understand the relevant H2S Plan and what’s expected of you during an emergency incident.


Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2006 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.


Target Audience:

  • All personnel who respond to the release of hazardous substances in a defensive manner, without trying to stop the release.

April 4-6, 2022
24-HR Hazardous Materials Technician

Course Code

HAZTECH24

Course Length

24 hours

Hazardous materials technicians are individuals who respond to releases, or potential releases, for the purpose of stopping the release. They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  Hazardous materials specialists are individuals who respond with, and provide support to, hazardous materials technicians. Their duties parallel those of the hazardous materials technician; however, those duties require a more in-depth knowledge of the various substances they may be called upon to contain. The hazardous materials specialist would also act as the site liaison with federal, state, local and other government authorities in regards to site activities.


Course Length: 

  • 24 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Know how to implement the employer’s emergency response plan.

  • Know how to use field survey instruments and equipment to classify, identify, and verify known and unknown materials.

  • Be able to function within an assigned role in the Incident Command System.

  • Know how to select and use proper specialized personal protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials technician.

  • Understand and be able to apply hazard and risk assessment techniques.

  • Be able to perform advanced control, containment, and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and available personal protective equipment.


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii).


April 11, 2022
ICS 100/200 Initial Response

Course Code

TRG ICS 100200

Course Length

8 hours

The Response Group has combined the NIMS ICS 100 and 200 courses as used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard. TRG uses topics, scenarios and discussion based activities to meet course requirements as they relate to the private sector. This course provides a successful foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, organizational structure, and incident management concepts for single resources and initial action incidents.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of an Incident Command System.

  • Develop an initial response organization.

  • Develop an ICS 201 packet.

  • Conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

April 12, 2022
Virtual ICS 100/200 Initial Response

Course Code

TRG ICS 100200 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

The Response Group has combined the NIMS ICS 100 and 200 courses as used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard. TRG uses topics, scenarios and discussion based activities to meet course requirements as they relate to the private sector. This course provides a successful foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, organizational structure, and incident management concepts for single resources and initial action incidents.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of an Incident Command System.

  • Develop an initial response organization.

  • Develop an ICS 201 packet.

  • Conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

April 13-15, 2022
ICS 300 ICS Intermediate

Course Code

TRG ICS 300

Course Length

21 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course will identify purpose, participant involvement and key outcomes through the meetings and work periods of the planning cycle; including developing and briefing on incident objectives, strategies and tactics for the next operational period.


Course Length: 


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the process of planning work assignments for the next operational period (NOP).

  • Describe the meetings of the proactive phase.

  • Understand and use available ICS tools to guide the Incident Management Team through the proactive phase process.

  • Conduct a planning cycle meeting.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements for the ICS 300 course.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members, Field Response Team Members

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

April 18-19, 2022
ICS 220 Initial Response For IMT Members

Course Code

TRG ICS 220

Course Length

16 hours

While developing a team approach to incident management, ICS-220 focuses on the functions of Command and key members of the Command Staff, General Staff, and select Unit Leaders during the initial response phase of an incident. Commencing from the earliest stages of an incident, this course reviews functional responsibilities and the contributions of each position to the development of an initial response organization, to include creating the ICS-201, Incident Briefing Form, to serve as the initial action worksheet.


Course Length: 

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the team approach to incident management.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during initial response to an incident.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the initial response to an incident.

  • Integration of the Simplified Planning Cycle process (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust)


 Target Audience:

  • Responders who will be expected to perform as part of an Initial Response organization on a Tier 1 / Type 3 Incident.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of ICS-100 and ICS-200

April 20-21, 2022
Virtual ICS 220 Initial Response For IMT Members

Course Code

TRG ICS 220 VIRTUAL

Course Length

16 hours

While developing a team approach to incident management, ICS-220 focuses on the functions of Command and key members of the Command Staff, General Staff, and select Unit Leaders during the initial response phase of an incident. Commencing from the earliest stages of an incident, this course reviews functional responsibilities and the contributions of each position to the development of an initial response organization, to include creating the ICS-201, Incident Briefing Form, to serve as the initial action worksheet.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the team approach to incident management.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during initial response to an incident.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the initial response to an incident.

  • Integration of the Simplified Planning Cycle process (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust)


Target Audience:

  • Responders who will be expected to perform as part of an Initial Response organization on a Tier 1 / Type 3 Incident.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of ICS-100 and ICS-200

April 25-27, 2022
Virtual ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 300 VIRTUAL

Course Length

21 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course will identify purpose, participant involvement and key outcomes through the meetings and work periods of the planning cycle; including developing and briefing on incident objectives, strategies and tactics for the next operational period.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


This course is open to both public and private organizations, experiences will be shared across various backgrounds under the guidance of formal ICS.


Course Length: 


Course Takeaways:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the process and planning efforts for developing work assignments and a complete Incident Action Plan (IAP).

  • Awareness of and practice conducting all ICS proactive phase meetings.

  • A practical use of the ICS tools available for Incident Management Teams throughout the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements for the ICS 300 course.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members, Field Response Team Members

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

May 2-3, 2022
ICS 400 For Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 400

Course Length

16 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) within a complex incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course. 


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.

  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.

  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for ICS 400.


Target Audience:

  • Emergency Management Team members

  • Agency administrators

  • Department heads

  • Emergency managers

  • Area Commanders and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

May 4-5, 2022
Virtual ICS 400 For Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 400 VIRTUAL

Course Length

16 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) within a complex incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.

  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.

  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.


Target Audience:

  • Emergency Management Team members

  • Agency administrators

  • Department heads

  • Emergency managers

  • Area Commanders and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

May 16-18, 2022
ICS 320 ICS Team Training

Course Code

TRG ICS 320

Course Length

24 hours

This course provides Incident Management Teams with knowledge, workshops, and skills necessary to manage complex incidents through a planning cycle and the development of a detailed incident action plan; includes a functional exercise.


Course Length:

  • 24 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the planning process within an incident.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during incident response operations.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the Planning Cycle of an Operational Period.


Target Audience: 

  • All Incident Management Team Members


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents


May 23-26, 2022
ICS 950 Incident Commander (IC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 950

Course Length

30 hours

This course will provide roles and responsibilities for the Incident Commander in developing the common operating picture for an incident. Experienced trainers will lead in-depth discussions and exercises that focus on developing an Incident Command System (ICS) organization, interaction with regulatory agencies and their emergency response organization, and processes to sustain ongoing operations.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand basic ICS fundamentals for the reactive and proactive phases of an incident.

  • How to conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.

  • Understand the interactions within the members of Unified Command.

  • Identify incident complexity and incident potential.

  • Develop limitations, constraints and critical information reporting criteria.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Incident Commander through the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Incident Commander.


Target Audience:

  • Incident Commanders

  • Deputy Incident Commanders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

May 30-June 2, 2022
ICS 964 Situation Unit Lead (SITL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 964

Course Length

31 hours

Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Situation Unit is essential to maintaining situational awareness for the entire emergency response organization.  This process driven “survival” course provides a general overview of your role and the importance of understanding what interactions you have with each functional section of the General Staff.  Our experienced facilitators will provide ICS tools to be used to establish and maintain situational awareness and maintain an effective common operating picture. The participants will establish a situation status display and practice providing situational status summaries for the planning cycle meetings.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Situation Unit and why it’s essential to the emergency response organization.

  • Develop a process to establish and maintain a situation status display.

  • Understand the key interactions the Situation Unit needs to develop within the ICS organization.

  • Use available ICS tools and reports to help the Situation Unit efficiently manage situational awareness.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Situation Unit Leader.


Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Situation Unit Leaders

  • Situation Unit Members


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents


June 1-3, 2022
ICS 965 Resources & Demobilization Unit Leader (RESL & DMOB)

Course Code

TRG ICS 965

Course Length

24 hours

This course discusses the importance of resource tracking processes during all phases of an incident; and also identifies ICS tools to be used to manage, track and provide briefing on incident resources during the planning cycle.


Course Length:

  • 24 hours

  • TRG also offers the Resources & Demobilization Unit Leader course in 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. 


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Resource Unit Leader.

  • Understand the ICS forms and tools used by the Resource Unit Leader.

  • Identify what type of support plans may be developed within the Resource Unit.

  • Create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.

  • Use procurement modules to track equipment and supplies.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Resource and Demobilization Unit Leader.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Resource Unit Leaders

  • Resource Unit Members

  • Check-in Recorders

  • Staging Area Managers (optional)


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 6-8, 2022
ICS 962 Planning Section Chief (PSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 962

Course Length

25 hours

This process driven course is led by experienced trainers to facilitate in-depth discussions of the Planning Section Chief’s roles and responsibilities from the initial response, through the planning process for the next operational period and the demobilization of incident/event resources.  Hands-on experience through exercises and briefings will reinforce the understanding of managing the planning cycle process, facilitating planning meetings and the development of a detailed incident action plan.


Course Length:

  • 25 hours

  • TRG also offers the Planning Section Chief course in a CalOSPR/USCG compliant 24-hour course, and 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule.  Click here to request more information.


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Planning Section through the planning cycle process.

  • Facilitate planning cycle meetings and briefings.

  • Understand the importance of managing the planning cycle process.

  • Demonstrate the ability to compile a detailed incident action plan.


 NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Planning Section Chief.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Planning Section Unit Leaders


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 7-10, 2022
Virtual ICS 964 Situation Unit Leader (SITL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 964 VIRTUAL

Course Length

31 hours

Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Situation Unit is essential to maintaining situational awareness for the entire emergency response organization.  This process driven “survival” course provides a general overview of your role and the importance of understanding what interactions you have with each functional section of the General Staff.  Our experienced facilitators will provide ICS tools to be used to establish and maintain situational awareness and maintain an effective common operating picture. The participants will establish a situation status display and practice providing situational status summaries for the planning cycle meetings.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Situation Unit and why it’s essential to the emergency response organization.

  • Develop a process to establish and maintain a situation status display.

  • Understand the key interactions the Situation Unit needs to develop within the ICS organization.

  • Use available ICS tools and reports to help the Situation Unit efficiently manage situational awareness.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Situation Unit Leader.


Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Situation Unit Leaders

  • Situation Unit Members


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 8, 2022
ICS 966 Documentation Unit Lead (DOCL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 966

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides roles and responsibilities for the Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL) during the planning cycle to capture and file essential documents and information from planning meetings and individuals.


Course Length:

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles & responsibilities of the Documentation Unit.

  • Determine where Documentation personnel can be inserted into key processes within the incident organization.

  • Manage the document workload of an incident. Use the available ICS tools to document planning cycle meetings and significant events.

  • Identify key outcomes of each work period and meeting through the proactive phase of an incident.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Documentation Unit Leaders

  • Documentation Unit Members


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 9-11, 2022
Virtual ICS 962 Planning Section Chief (PSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 962 VIRTUAL

Course Length

25 hours

This process driven course is led by experienced trainers to facilitate in-depth discussions of the Planning Section Chief’s roles and responsibilities from the initial response, through the planning process for the next operational period and the demobilization of incident/event resources.  Hands-on experience through exercises and briefings will reinforce the understanding of managing the planning cycle process, facilitating planning meetings and the development of a detailed incident action plan.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 25 hours

  • TRG also offers the Planning Section Chief course in a CalOSPR/USCG compliant 24-hour course, and 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. Click here to request more information.


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Planning Section through the planning cycle process.

  • Facilitate planning cycle meetings and briefings.

  • Understand the importance of managing the planning cycle process.

  • Demonstrate the ability to compile a detailed incident action plan.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the objectives outlined in the National Incident Management System.


Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Planning Section Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
     

June 13-15, 2022
Virtual ICS 958 Operations Section Chief (OSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 958 VIRTUAL

Course Length

22 hours

This process driven course is led by experienced trainers to facilitate in-depth discussions of the Operation’s Section’s roles and responsibilities from the initial response, through the planning process for the next operational period and the demobilization of incident/event resources.  Hands-on experience through exercises and briefings will re-enforce the understanding of the tactical planning process, development of areas of operations and tactical assignments.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Operations Section through the planning cycle process.

  • Create and manage areas of operations.
    Understand the importance of managing incident resources.

  • Demonstrate the ability to align incident objectives to operational strategies and tactics.

  • Develop Assignment Lists, ICS Form 204, for inclusion into the incident action plan.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Operations Section Chief.


Target Audience:

  • Operations Section Chief

  • Deputy Operations Section Chief

  • Branch Directors

  • On-Scene Commander

  • Group/Division Supervisors

  • Strike Team/Task Force Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 17, 2022
ICS 349 Environmental Unit Lead (ENVL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 349

Course Length

8 hours

Reviews the roles, responsibilities and ICS tools for the Environmental Unit to ensure environmental concerns are identified within the planning process by using applicable plans and ICS forms.


Course Length:

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles & responsibilities of the Environmental Unit.

  • Understand the ICS forms and tools used by the Environmental Unit.

  • Identify what type of support plans may be developed within the Environmental Unit.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Environmental Unit Leaders

  • Environmental Unit Members


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

June 21-23, 2022
ICS 958 Operations Section Chief (OSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 958

Course Length

22 hours

This process driven course is led by experienced trainers to facilitate in-depth discussions of the Operation’s Section’s roles and responsibilities from the initial response, through the planning process for the next operational period and the demobilization of incident/event resources.  Hands-on experience through exercises and briefings will re-enforce the understanding of the tactical planning process, development of areas of operations and tactical assignments.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Operations Section through the planning cycle process.

  • Create and manage areas of operations.

  • Understand the importance of managing incident resources.

  • Demonstrate the ability to align incident objectives to operational strategies and tactics.

  • Develop Assignment Lists, ICS Form 204, for inclusion into the incident action plan.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Operations Section Chief.


Target Audience:

  • Operations Section Chief

  • Deputy Operations Section Chief

  • Branch Directors

  • On-Scene Commander

  • Group/Division Supervisors

  • Strike Team/Task Force Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

July 26-28, 2022
Virtual ICS 961 Staging Area Manager (STAM)

Course Code

TRG ICS 961 VIRTUAL

Course Length

16 hours

A staging area is a key incident facility that allows incident resources to be readily staged for field deployment by operations.

 

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of designating, setting-up, and operating a staging area. Our experienced facilitators will provide an overview of the importance of staging area layout, equipment needs, and check-in/check-out processes for the staging areas.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Staging Area Manager (STAM) and their essential interaction to the field and incident command post.

  • Provide familiarization with various incident documents and resources that may be used for managing a staging area.

  • Understand the management and leadership function of the STAM.

  • Identify the importance of properly setting up staging areas.

  • Understand how the STAM interacts within the Operations Section and Incident Management Team.

  • Understand the ICS tools and resources available to assist the STAM.

  • Identify other incident related tasks that may operate within the staging area.


Target Audience:

  • Staging Area Managers

  • Staging Area Directors

  • Operations Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Planning Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Logistics Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Resource Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

June 27-28, 2022
ICS 961 Staging Area Manager (STAM)

Course Code

TRG ICS 961

Course Length

16 hours

A staging area is a key incident facility that allows incident resources to be readily staged for field deployment by operations.

 

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of designating, setting-up, and operating a staging area. Our experienced facilitators will provide an overview of the importance of staging area layout, equipment needs, and check-in/check-out processes for the staging areas.


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Staging Area Manager (STAM) and their essential interaction to the field and incident command post.

  • Provide familiarization with various incident documents and resources that may be used for managing a staging area.

  • Understand the management and leadership function of the STAM.

  • Identify the importance of properly setting up staging areas.

  • Understand how the STAM interacts within the Operations Section and Incident Management Team.

  • Understand the ICS tools and resources available to assist the STAM.

  • Identify other incident related tasks that may operate within the staging area.


 Target Audience:

  • Staging Area Managers

  • Staging Area Directors

  • Operations Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Planning Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Logistics Section Chiefs and Deputies

  • Resource Unit Leaders


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

July 5, 2022
Virtual Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Awareness

Course Code

HAZH2S4 VIRTUAL

Course Length

4 hours

This industry required 4-Hour Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course is for individuals who work and respond in the oil and gas industry. H2S is a deadly gas that can kill or injure workers in a very short time. OSHA mandates that employees be trained on procedures, policies, hazards and equipment that are specific to your business.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 4 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of H2S.

  • Knowledge of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2017 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.

  • Knowledge of safe work procedures when working with H2S.

  • Understand how to detect and monitor H2S.

  • Know how to don/doff respiratory protection equipment in an emergency.

  • Understand the relevant H2S Plan and what’s expected of you during an emergency incident.


Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2006 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.


Target Audience:

  • All personnel who respond to the release of hazardous substances in a defensive manner, without trying to stop the release.

July 6, 2022
8-HR HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Code

HAZREF8

Course Length

8 hours

Has it been a year since you last completed your HAZWOPER course? This OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course will provide everything you need to remain up to date on all HAZWOPER policies and standards as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Know the appropriate points of contact for site safety and health personnel for spill response.

  • Know the safety, health, and other hazards present during oil spill clean up.

  • Know safe clean up work practices including decontamination procedures to minimize risks.

  • Know how to use available controls and equipment , including contamination control procedures and PPE to minimize risk.

  • Know the medical surveillance requirements.

  • Know the contents of the site safety and health plan for a specific cleanup.

  • Know and be able to recognize signs and symptoms of overexposure to hazards present. 


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


Target Audience:

All personnel who need to have HAZWOPER refresher training that falls under the following OSHA regulations:

  1. Hazardous Material Technician; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii)

  2. Hazardous Material Specialist; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv)

  3. General Spill Site Worker; 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i) 

July 7, 2022
Virtual 8-HR HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Code

HAZREF8 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

Has it been a year since you last completed your HAZWOPER course? This OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course will provide everything you need to remain up to date on all HAZWOPER policies and standards as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Know the appropriate points of contact for site safety and health personnel for spill response.

  • Know the safety, health, and other hazards present during oil spill clean up.

  • Know safe clean up work practices including decontamination procedures to minimize risks.

  • Know how to use available controls and equipment , including contamination control procedures and PPE to minimize risk.

  • Know the medical surveillance requirements.

  • Know the contents of the site safety and health plan for a specific cleanup.

  • Know and be able to recognize signs and symptoms of overexposure to hazards present. 


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120. 


Target Audience:

All personnel who need to have HAZWOPER refresher training that falls under the following OSHA regulations:

  1. Hazardous Material Technician; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii)

  2. Hazardous Material Specialist; 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv)

  3. General Spill Site Worker; 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i)

July 11, 2022
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Awareness

Course Code

HAZH2S4

Course Length

4 hours

This industry required 4-Hour Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course is for individuals who work and respond in the oil and gas industry. H2S is a deadly gas that can kill or injure workers in a very short time. OSHA mandates that employees be trained on procedures, policies, hazards and equipment that are specific to your business.


Course Length: 

  • 4 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of H2S.

  • Knowledge of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2017 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.

  • Knowledge of safe work procedures when working with H2S.

  • Understand how to detect and monitor H2S.

  • Know how to don/doff respiratory protection equipment in an emergency.

  • Understand the relevant H2S Plan and what’s expected of you during an emergency incident.


Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Z390-1-2006 standard “Acceptable Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs”.


Target Audience:

  • All personnel who respond to the release of hazardous substances in a defensive manner, without trying to stop the release.

July 12-14, 2022
ICS 973 Finance Section Chief (FSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 973

Course Length

18 hours

This course is designed to provide a robust understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Finance/Admin. Section Chief and Finance Unit Leaders. Through facilitated discussions and exercises, participants will understand how critical their roles and responsibilities are to the overall success of the incident/event and the Incident Management Team.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Finance/Admin. Section Chief.

  • Describe how to gather, organize and communicate information necessary to perform as a member of the Finance/Admin. Section.

  • Identify key strategies for interacting with members of the Incident Management Team and personnel outside of the IMT.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Finance/Admin. Section Chief during the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Finance Section Chief.


Target Audience

  • Finance/Admin. Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Finance/Admin. Section Chiefs

  • Finance/Admin. Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

July 18-21, 2022
ICS 967 Logistics Section Chief (LSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 967

Course Length

30 hours

This course shows which forms and reports are critical in providing the incident with logistical services and support.  Experienced trainers will lead a facilitated training to explore an in-depth discussion of roles and responsibilities and how to create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.  Hands-on experiences will help participants better understand the development of the support plans that the Logistics Section is responsible for and to efficiently use the procurement modules to order equipment and supplies.


Course Length:

  • 30 hours

  • TRG also offers the Logistics Section Chief course in a CalOSPR/USCG compliant 24-hour course, and in 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. Click here to request more information.


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Logistics Section.

  • Explore the process of using available ICS forms and tools.

  • Develop logistical support plans.

  • Create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.

  • Use procurement modules to order equipment and supplies.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Logistics Section Chief.


Target Audience:

  • Logistics Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Logistics Section Chiefs

  • Support and Service Branch Directors

  • Logistics Section Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

July 26-28, 2022
Virtual ICS 973 Finance Section Chief (FSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 973 VIRTUAL

Course Length

18 hours

This course is designed to provide a robust understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Finance/Admin. Section Chief and Finance Unit Leaders. Through facilitated discussions and exercises, participants will understand how critical their roles and responsibilities are to the overall success of the incident/event and the Incident Management Team.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


 Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Finance/Admin. Section Chief.

  • Describe how to gather, organize and communicate information necessary to perform as a member of the Finance/Admin. Section.

  • Identify key strategies for interacting with members of the Incident Management Team and personnel outside of the IMT.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Finance/Admin. Section Chief during the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Finance Section Chief.


Target Audience:

  • Finance/Admin. Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Finance/Admin. Section Chiefs

  • Finance/Admin. Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

August 1, 2022
Virtual ICS 966 Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 966 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides roles and responsibilities for the Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL) during the planning cycle to capture and file essential documents and information from planning meetings and individuals.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 8 hours

  • TRG also offers the Resources & Demobilization Leader course in 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. 


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles & responsibilities of the Documentation Unit.

  • Determine where Documentation personnel can be inserted into key processes within the incident organization.

  • Manage the document workload of an incident. Use the available ICS tools to document planning cycle meetings and significant events.

  • Identify key outcomes of each work period and meeting through the proactive phase of an incident.


Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Documentation Unit Leaders

  • Documentation Unit Members


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

August 2, 2022
Virtual ICS 349 Environmental Unit Lead (ENVL)

Course Code

TRG ICS 349 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

Reviews the roles, responsibilities and ICS tools for the Environmental Unit to ensure environmental concerns are identified within the planning process by using applicable plans and ICS forms.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles & responsibilities of the Environmental Unit.

  • Understand the ICS forms and tools used by the Environmental Unit.

  • Identify what type of support plans may be developed within the Environmental Unit.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Environmental Unit Leaders

  • Environmental Unit Members


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

August 8-10, 2022
Virtual ICS 965 Resources & Demobilization Unit Leader (RESL & DMOB)

Course Code

TRG ICS 965 VIRTUAL

Course Length

24 hours

This course discusses the importance of resource tracking processes during all phases of an incident; and also identifies ICS tools to be used to manage, track and provide briefing on incident resources during the planning cycle.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 24 hours

  • TRG also offers the Resources & Demobilization Leader course in 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. 


 Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Resource Unit Leader.

  • Understand the ICS forms and tools used by the Resource Unit Leader.

  • Identify what type of support plans may be developed within the Resource Unit.

  • Create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.

  • Use procurement modules to track equipment and supplies.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the objectives outlined in the National Incident Management System.


 Target Audience:

  • Planning Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Planning Section Chiefs

  • Resource Unit Leaders

  • Resource Unit Members

  • Check-in Recorders

  • Staging Area Managers (optional)


 Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

August 22-25, 2022
Virtual ICS 950 Incident Commander (IC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 950 VIRTUAL

Course Length

30 hours

This course will provide roles and responsibilities for the Incident Commander in developing the common operating picture for an incident. Experienced trainers will lead in-depth discussions and exercises that focus on developing an Incident Command System (ICS) organization, interaction with regulatory agencies and their emergency response organization, and processes to sustain ongoing operations.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand basic ICS fundamentals for the reactive and proactive phases of an incident.

  • How to conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.

  • Understand the interactions within the members of Unified Command.

  • Identify incident complexity and incident potential.

  • Develop limitations, constraints and critical information reporting criteria.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Incident Commander through the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Incident Commander.


Target Audience:

  • Incident Commanders

  • Deputy Incident Commanders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Aug 29-Sept 1, 2022
Virtual ICS 967 Logistics Section Chief (LSC)

Course Code

TRG ICS 967 VIRTUAL

Course Length

30 hours

This course shows which forms and reports are critical in providing the incident with logistical services and support.  Experienced trainers will lead a facilitated training to explore an in-depth discussion of roles and responsibilities and how to create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.  Hands-on experiences will help participants better understand the development of the support plans that the Logistics Section is responsible for and to efficiently use the procurement modules to order equipment and supplies.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Logistics Section.

  • Explore the process of using available ICS forms and tools.

  • Develop logistical support plans.

  • Create a procurement process to fit the organization’s needs.

  • Use procurement modules to order equipment and supplies.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Logistics Section Chief.


Target Audience:

  • Logistics Section Chiefs

  • Deputy Logistics Section Chiefs

  • Support and Service Branch Directors

  • Logistics Section Unit Leaders


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

September 5-8, 2022
Virtual ICS 952 Public Information Officer (PIO)

Course Code

TRG ICS 952 VIRTUAL

Course Length

31 hours

This course is designed for the Public Information Officer (PIO) assigned to an incident as a member of an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. The course material is also applicable if assigned as an Assistant PIO. This course will help participants develop a clear understanding of tools, skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful PIO within an Incident Command System style organization. Students will learn and practice their roles and responsibilities within the organization as they relate to the Incident Management Team in an all-hazards environment. The course material does not assume or require experience as a PIO, but also is not a basic PIO course. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 31 hours

  • TRG also offers the Public Information Officer course in a CalOSPR/USCG compliant 24-hour course, and 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. 


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities for the Public Information Officer.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Joint Information System and the Joint Information Center.

  • Identify and manage social media communication channels.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Public Information Officer.


Target Audience:

  • Public Information Officers

  • Assistant Public Information Officers


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 400 ICS for Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

September 12-13, 2022
Virtual ICS 956 Liaison Officer (LOFR)

Course Code

TRG ICS 956 VIRTUAL

Course Length

13 hours

This course provides Liaison Officers (LOFR) and their Assistants with an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Liaison Officer on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities for the Liaison Officer.

  • Discuss the steps of conducting a Town Hall meeting.

  • Determine the differences between Assisting Agencies, Cooperating Agencies and Stakeholders.


NIMS Compliance:

  • TRG also offers the Liaison  Officer course in a USCG compliant 24-hour course, and 4 or 8-hour workshops to fit your schedule. 


Target Audience:

  • Liaison Officers

  • Assistant Liaison Officers


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 400 ICS for Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

September 15, 2022
IAP Introduction

Course Code

TRG IAP INTRO

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides a solid foundation of the IAP Software, as well as the basic navigation and functionalities of the software. The course also teaches the basic concepts of developing an initial incident action plan using the reports and ICS 201 incident briefing forms.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours  


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of the IAP Software.

  • Hands-on navigation through the initial response phase ICS forms & reports.

  • Initial response situational awareness and resource tracking including basic overview of the Common Operating Picture

  • Managing Incident Documentation


 Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users 


Recommended  Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

September 19-20, 2022
ICS 956 Liaison Officer (LOFR)

Course Code

TRG ICS 956

Course Length

13 hours

This course provides Liaison Officers (LOFR) and their Assistants with an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Liaison Officer on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities for the Liaison Officer.

  • Discuss the steps of conducting a Town Hall meeting.

  • Determine the differences between Assisting Agencies, Cooperating Agencies and Stakeholders.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Liaison Officer.


Target Audience:

  • Liaison Officers

  • Assistant Liaison Officers


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 400 ICS for Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

September 21-23, 2022
ICS 952 Public Information Officer (PIO)

Course Code

TRG ICS 952

Course Length

31 hours

This course is designed for the Public Information Officer (PIO) assigned to an incident as a member of an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. The course material is also applicable if assigned as an Assistant PIO. This course will help participants develop a clear understanding of tools, skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful PIO within an Incident Command System style organization. Students will learn and practice their roles and responsibilities within the organization as they relate to the Incident Management Team in an all-hazards environment. The course material does not assume or require experience as a PIO, but also is not a basic PIO course. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.


Course Length:

  • 31 hours

  • TRG also offers the Public Information Officer course in a CalOSPR/USCG compliant 24-hour course, and 4, 8, or 16-hour workshops to fit your schedule. Click here to request more information.


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities for the Public Information Officer.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Joint Information System and the Joint Information Center.

  • Identify and manage social media communication channels.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for All Hazards Public Information Officer.


Target Audience:

  • Public Information Officers

  • Assistant Public Information Officers


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 400 ICS for Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

September 28, 2022
IAP Advanced

Course Code

TRG IAP ADV

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides IAP Software users with  the navigation and use of ICS forms and reports for sustaining  ongoing incident operations through the proactive phase.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


 Course Takeaways:

  • Maintaining situational awareness

  • Working with incident resources from formal procurement to demobilization

  • Managing Planning Cycle meetings and tools

  • Learn how to effectively use the Tactical Planning Process forms and reports

  • Developing a detailed incident action plan. 


Target Audience

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users


 Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

September 29, 2022
IAP Power User

Course Code

TRG IAP PWR

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides advanced IAP Software users  with advanced  functionality of the IAP Software including navigation set up, customizing the IAP Software to meet your organizational needs, and pre-load of personnel and incident resources.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate the customization features of the IAP Software.

  • Understanding of preload/template capabilities.

  • User/Incident maintenance.

  • Setting company user permissions.

  • Incident resource maintenance.


Target Audience:

  • IAP Software System Administrators


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Experienced IAP Software Users

October 3-6, 2022
Virtual ICS 954 Safety Officer (SOFR)

Course Code

TRG ICS 954 VIRTUAL

Course Length

29 hours

This course will identify roles and responsibilities that the Safety Officer needs during the reactive and proactive phases of an incident. Understand key functions that a Safety Officer needs to develop their safety organization around.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Safety Officer.

  • Discuss the steps of developing Site Safety Plans for an incident.

  • Develop a Safety Analysis with standardized ICS forms.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Safety Officer during the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Safety Officer.


Target Audience:

  • Safety Officers

  • Industrial Hygienists

  • Field Safety Personnel

  • Qualified Individuals


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

October 4, 2022
Virtual IAP Introduction

Course Code

TRG IAP INTRO VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides a solid foundation of the IAP Software, as well as the basic navigation and functionalities of the software. The course also teaches the basic concepts of developing an initial incident action plan using the reports and ICS 201 incident briefing forms.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Familiarization of the basic features and capabilities of the IAP Software.

  • Hands-on navigation through the initial response phase ICS forms & reports.

  • Initial response situational awareness and resource tracking including basic overview of the Common Operating Picture.

  • Managing Incident Documentation.


 Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users 


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

October 10-13, 2022
ICS 954 Safety Officer (SOFR)

Course Code

TRG ICS 954

Course Length

29 hours

This course will identify roles and responsibilities that the Safety Officer needs during the reactive and proactive phases of an incident. Understand key functions that a Safety Officer needs to develop their safety organization around.


Course Length:


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of the roles and responsibilities of the Safety Officer.

  • Discuss the steps of developing Site Safety Plans for an incident.

  • Develop a Safety Analysis with standardized ICS forms.

  • Understand the importance and roles of the Safety Officer during the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System and CalOSPR training requirements for All Hazards Safety Officer. 


Target Audience:

  • Safety Officers

  • Industrial Hygienists

  • Field Safety Personnel

  • Qualified Individuals


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

October 17, 2022
Virtual IAP Advanced

Course Code

TRG IAP ADV VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides IAP Software users with  the navigation and use of ICS forms and reports for sustaining  ongoing incident operations through the proactive phase. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours 


Course Takeaways:

  • Maintaining situational awareness

  • Working with incident resources from formal procurement to demobilization

  • Managing Planning Cycle meetings and tools

  • Learn how to effectively use the Tactical Planning Process forms and reports

  • Developing a detailed incident action plan. 


Target Audience:

  • Incident Action Plan Software Users


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 
     

October 18-20, 2022
24-HR Hazardous Materials Technician

Course Code

HAZTECH24

Course Length

24 hours

Hazardous materials technicians are individuals who respond to releases, or potential releases, for the purpose of stopping the release. They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  Hazardous materials specialists are individuals who respond with, and provide support to, hazardous materials technicians. Their duties parallel those of the hazardous materials technician; however, those duties require a more in-depth knowledge of the various substances they may be called upon to contain. The hazardous materials specialist would also act as the site liaison with federal, state, local and other government authorities in regards to site activities.


Course Length: 

  • 24 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Know how to implement the employer’s emergency response plan.

  • Know how to use field survey instruments and equipment to classify, identify, and verify known and unknown materials.

  • Be able to function within an assigned role in the Incident Command System.

  • Know how to select and use proper specialized personal protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials technician.

  • Understand and be able to apply hazard and risk assessment techniques.

  • Be able to perform advanced control, containment, and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and available personal protective equipment.


OSHA Compliance:

  • This course will provide the classroom requirements as outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii).


October 21, 2022
ICS 100/200 Initial Response

Course Code

TRG ICS 100200

Course Length

8 hours

The Response Group has combined the NIMS ICS 100 and 200 courses as used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard. TRG uses topics, scenarios and discussion based activities to meet course requirements as they relate to the private sector. This course provides a successful foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, organizational structure, and incident management concepts for single resources and initial action incidents.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of an Incident Command System.

  • Develop an initial response organization.

  • Develop an ICS 201 packet.

  • Conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

October 24, 2022
Virtual IAP Power User

Course Code

TRG IAP PWR VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

This course provides advanced IAP Software users  with advanced  functionality of the IAP Software including navigation set up, customizing the IAP Software to meet your organizational needs, and pre-load of personnel and incident resources.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours  


Course Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate the customization features of the IAP Software.

  • Understanding of preload/template capabilities.

  • User/Incident maintenance.

  • Setting company user permissions.

  • Incident resource maintenance. 


Target Audience:

  • IAP Software System Administrators 


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Experienced IAP Software Users

October 25, 2022
Virtual ICS 100/200 Initial Response

Course Code

TRG ICS 100200 VIRTUAL

Course Length

8 hours

The Response Group has combined the NIMS ICS 100 and 200 courses as used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard. TRG uses topics, scenarios and discussion based activities to meet course requirements as they relate to the private sector. This course provides a successful foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, organizational structure, and incident management concepts for single resources and initial action incidents.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of an Incident Command System.

  • Develop an initial response organization.

  • Develop an ICS 201 packet.

  • Conduct an ICS 201 Incident Briefing.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members

  • Field Response Team Members

  • Qualified Individuals

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • None

October 26-28, 2022
Virtual ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 300 VIRTUAL

Course Length

21 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course will identify purpose, participant involvement and key outcomes through the meetings and work periods of the planning cycle; including developing and briefing on incident objectives, strategies and tactics for the next operational period.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


This course is open to both public and private organizations, experiences will be shared across various backgrounds under the guidance of formal ICS.


Course Length: 


Course Takeaways:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the process and planning efforts for developing work assignments and a complete Incident Action Plan (IAP).

  • Awareness of and practice conducting all ICS proactive phase meetings.

  • A practical use of the ICS tools available for Incident Management Teams throughout the planning cycle process.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements for the ICS 300 course.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members, Field Response Team Members

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

November 1-3, 2022
ICS 320 ICS Team Training

Course Code

TRG ICS 320

Course Length

24 hours

This course provides Incident Management Teams with knowledge, workshops, and skills necessary to manage complex incidents through a planning cycle and the development of a detailed incident action plan; includes a functional exercise.


Course Length:

  • 24 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the planning process within an incident.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during incident response operations.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the Planning Cycle of an Operational Period.


Target Audience: 

  • All Incident Management Team Members


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents


November 7-9, 2022
ICS 300 ICS Intermediate

Course Code

TRG ICS 300

Course Length

21 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course will identify purpose, participant involvement and key outcomes through the meetings and work periods of the planning cycle; including developing and briefing on incident objectives, strategies and tactics for the next operational period.


Course Length: 


Course Takeaways:

  • Understand the process of planning work assignments for the next operational period (NOP).

  • Describe the meetings of the proactive phase.

  • Understand and use available ICS tools to guide the Incident Management Team through the proactive phase process.

  • Conduct a planning cycle meeting.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements for the ICS 300 course.


Target Audience:

  • All Incident Management Team Members, Field Response Team Members

  • Personnel involved with planning, response or recovery efforts


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

November 14-15, 2022
ICS 220 Initial Response For IMT Members

Course Code

TRG ICS 220

Course Length

16 hours

While developing a team approach to incident management, ICS-220 focuses on the functions of Command and key members of the Command Staff, General Staff, and select Unit Leaders during the initial response phase of an incident. Commencing from the earliest stages of an incident, this course reviews functional responsibilities and the contributions of each position to the development of an initial response organization, to include creating the ICS-201, Incident Briefing Form, to serve as the initial action worksheet.


Course Length: 

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the team approach to incident management.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during initial response to an incident.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the initial response to an incident.

  • Integration of the Simplified Planning Cycle process (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust)


 Target Audience:

  • Responders who will be expected to perform as part of an Initial Response organization on a Tier 1 / Type 3 Incident.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of ICS-100 and ICS-200

November 16-17, 2022
Virtual ICS 220 Initial Response For IMT Members

Course Code

TRG ICS 220 VIRTUAL

Course Length

16 hours

While developing a team approach to incident management, ICS-220 focuses on the functions of Command and key members of the Command Staff, General Staff, and select Unit Leaders during the initial response phase of an incident. Commencing from the earliest stages of an incident, this course reviews functional responsibilities and the contributions of each position to the development of an initial response organization, to include creating the ICS-201, Incident Briefing Form, to serve as the initial action worksheet.


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length: 

  • 8 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Provide members of the Incident Management Team with an understanding of the team approach to incident management.

  • Train and exercise personnel to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities during initial response to an incident.

  • Understand the relationship of the Incident Management Team during the initial response to an incident.

  • Integration of the Simplified Planning Cycle process (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust)


Target Audience:

  • Responders who will be expected to perform as part of an Initial Response organization on a Tier 1 / Type 3 Incident.


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of ICS-100 and ICS-200

December 7-8, 2022
Virtual ICS 400 For Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 400 VIRTUAL

Course Length

16 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) within a complex incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course. 


This course will be conducted through TRG's Virtual Training Campus, which only requires a computer or mobile device and access to its microphone and camera; there is no software download required.


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.

  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.

  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.


Target Audience:

  • Emergency Management Team members

  • Agency administrators

  • Department heads

  • Emergency managers

  • Area Commanders and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

December 5-6, 2022
ICS 400 For Command & General Staff and Complex Incidents

Course Code

TRG ICS 400

Course Length

16 hours

The Response Group has developed material used collaboratively by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group, Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard with topics, scenarios and discussion based around the emergency response organizations within the private sector. This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) within a complex incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course. 


Course Length:

  • 16 hours


Course Takeaways:

  • Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.

  • Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.

  • Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.


NIMS Compliance:

  • This course meets the National Incident Management System training requirements for ICS 400.


Target Audience:

  • Emergency Management Team members

  • Agency administrators

  • Department heads

  • Emergency managers

  • Area Commanders and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center


Recommended Prerequisites:

  • NIMS ICS 100/200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

  • NIMS ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents