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Incident Command Basic Certificate

Emergency Management: Incident Command

Basic Certificate (BC)

View the Semester Map for Emergency Management: Incident Command Basic Certificate 
This Basic Certificate for Incident Command is designed to meet new federal requirements for those in law enforcement, emergency response, and public safety fields who perform response activities relating to the needs of on-scene emergency response regardless of the type of emergency.     
      
Note: Also, see Emergency Management A.A.S. degree 355.​     
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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

18

Program/Plan Number

357

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Career Possibilities

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

18  CH
Environment Technology
ENVR TC 100
Introduction to Emergency Management 3
This introductory course examines the principles and concepts of emergency management. It presents an overview of the various disciplines involved in preparing for emergencies resulting from many different causes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 101
Basic Skills in Emergency Management 3
This course provides a background in the various aspects of emergency management that would apply in any emergency. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 102
Leadership/Influence/Communication 3
Among the most important attributes of the successful emergency manager is the ability to fill a strong authority position that will aid them in accomplishment
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 100 and 101 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 111
Basic Incident Command 3
The Incident Command System provides a management framework for dealing with emergency situations. This course will provide the basic knowledge of what incident command is and how it functions, as well as the importance of having a strong central authority to oversee all aspects of responding to emergency situations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 102 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 212
Advanced Incident Command 3
This course is designed to focus on the particular management issues associated with large-scale emergencies that require response from multiple entities including the federal government. The course will include a study of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) that is activated for incidents of national significance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 111 and 112 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 221
Emergency Management Operations I 3
An advanced course that covers the workings of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the response to major incidents. Students will fill operational roles in a simulated EOC as various drill scenarios are run. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 111 and 122 (concurrent enrollment will not qualify) or consent of Department chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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