E.O.C. Radio Operator Certification

There are requirements to operate the radio station during a declared emergency at the White County Emergency Operation Center.  Personnel are required to have the certificates on file for the completion of two F.E.M.A. courses. 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:
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b

The second course, is IS-700.ANational Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction  found online at:
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-700.a.

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:
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-250.a

IS-288: The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management may be found online at:
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-288

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

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