E.O.C. Radio Operator Certification

Currently certification in two courses with certificates on file are required for personnel to operate the radio station at the E.O.C. during a declared emergency.

The two Emergency Management Institute certificates and courses are available for free online using the Independent Study Program.

The first course is IS-100.B.    The Introduction to Emergency Communications may be found online at:

The second course, is IS-700.ANational Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction  found online at:

Two other courses that are recommended, but not required are:

IS-250.A: Emergency Support Function – External Affairs: A New Approach to Emergency Communication and Information Distribution
may be found online at:

IS-288: The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management may be found online at:

An entire list of courses is available online at http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp.


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