Course Updates: ICS-320 and ICS-410

EMSI is pleased to announce that we have recently completed significant updates to two of our flagship courses: ICS-320 Intermediate Incident Management Team and ICS-410 Advanced Incident Commander. ICS-320 The ICS-320 course has long been a staple of the EMSI training catalog.  The course traditionally focuses on the functions of …

The Role of the Environmental Unit Leader (EUL)

EMSI, Inc. continues to provide emergency management performance support to responders through the development of Incident Command System (ICS) courses and job aids. We are proud to offer our new Environmental Unit Leader (EUL) course and job aid. This course and job aid were recently developed in consultation with government …

EMSI Develops and Presents Aerial Observer Training

The Federal Register of August 31, 2009* delivered the final requirements for vessel and facility spill removal equipment and planning.  These long awaited changes included requirements for “trained observation personnel to support oil spill removal operations, commencing upon initial assessment, and capable of coordinating on-scene cleanup operations, including dispersant and …

A Tribute to an American Hero

EMSI recently had the pleasure of presenting an ICS-341, Incident Response Planning course, for USCG Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach at Fort McArthur. Seventeen members of USCG active duty and auxiliary attended the course taught September 20-24, 2010. This course teaches skills needed to implement the Incident Command System planning process …

Just In Time Training

Just in Time Training (JIT) is a term used to refer to training that takes place on an incident in which students are actual responders. The purpose of this type of training is to improve an individual’s performance, understand how their position interacts with other members of the team, and …