Rutherford County Emergency Management provides training for a wide range of public service departments and agencies including Fire, Police, and Rescue services. The courses include a number of locally produced criteria and also include Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and Department of Homeland Security training. Along with training, the EMA also conducts regular Table- top, Functional, and Full-scale training. You may check the training current training schedule by clicking the Training Icon on the Home Page.
Training includes but is not limited to:
Emergency Response to Terrorism Awareness- 8 Hrs
Emergency Response to Terrorism - 16 hrs
Radiological Monitoring & Response- 8 hrs
Emergency Response to Radiological Incidents (MERRTT) - 8 or 16 hrs
Foreign Animal Disease Response (FAD) - 16 hrs
Hazardous Materials Awareness - 4 hrs
Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) 40 hrs
Hazardous Materials Team Operations (HMTO) 80 hrs
Introduction to Incident Command - 100 4 hrs
Incident Command System 300 Middle Management & General Staff - 16 hrs
Incident Command System 400 Command & General Staff - 16 hrs
National Incident Management System 700 - 3 hrs
National Response Plan 800 - 4 hrs
NFA Incident Command System - 16 hrs
Ground Search and Rescue Operations - 24 hrs
Hospital First Receiver Decontamination - 12 hrs
Please contact Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency for training applications. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Each class must have a minimum of 15 students, if this number is not met the class will be canceled and notifications will be sent out. Unless otherwise noted each class will be held at the Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency training room and will last typically from 0800-1630 hrs.
SEPTEMBER 30th 2019
Rutherford County EMA 1220 W College St., Murfreesboro TIME: 8:30 am to noon.
This 4-hour rcourse covers the basic skills to recognize, detect, and identify the presence of hazardous materials during an emergency. Students will learn how to define and describe how hazardous materials are classified; understand the risks associated with them and proper notification procedures Other topics of instruction include: Understanding the importance of initiating command and control activities during a hazardous materials incident, surveying a hazardous material incident and identifying the containment systems and materials involved, and use of the Emergency Response Guidebook.
Students who successfully complete this course will have met the standards under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 (2013).
Pre-requisites required to enter - FEMA ON LINE COURSES: IS 3/100/200/700/800, MERRTT-Rad Monitoring & Hazmat Awareness
APPLICATION CUT OFF COB- Sept 20th
November 18 through 22, 2019
Rutherford County EMA 1220 W College St., Murfreesboro
Begins 8:00am each day.
This 40-hour course covers the basic operating procedures for first responders that teaches a systematic response to hazardous material incidents. The curriculum defines hazardous materials, and describes the roles, responsibilities and risks associated with a incident. It also describes the types, uses and sources of information needed to identify hazards, as well as the basic options, requirements and limitations of methods used to control, contain or confine a hazmat incident. Students will participate in hands-on instruction and participate in group activities during the course. A written exam is given at the end of the course.
Pre-requisite required to enter: Hazmat Operations + Any 16 hour in-classroom ICS training. (ICS 300)
** MUST BE SCBA QUALIFIED
APPLICATION CUT-OFF COB November 6th
For questions and applications please contact RCEMA:
1220 W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7764
Fax: (615) 898-7840