Mar 212016

Rail Car Response Training

Location: Blue Mountain Union School in Wells River, VT on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 8:00AM – 5:00PM.

Further information on the course can be found on the RDPC website

To register please complete the registration form below, then email to and cc


The following NIMS ICS All Hazard Position Specific Courses is being offered at the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford on April 11-15, 2016. This course currently has 11 seats open. Registration is open until March 30, 2016.


L950 – Incident Commander

   April 11, 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2016

8:00AM – 4:30PM each day (40 Hours)

Vermont Fire Academy

672 Academy Road

Pittsford, VT 05763

~ Participants must attend all sessions of the course ~

Course Description: This course is designed to provide local and    state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective IC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories:

1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Incident Commander on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team.

2)  Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Target Audience: NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III AHIMT, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions. Attendance preference will be given to FEMA Region I states: All other applicants will go on a waiting list.

DEMHS Registration Process for NIMS ICS All Hazard Position Specific Course:

  • Applicants MUST MEET prerequisites at the time of REGISTRATION.
  • Late registrations accepted on a case-by-case  basis.
  • Applications must be submitted by 3:00PM on March 30, 2016.


  1. Complete & Submit the DEMHS All Hazards Position Specific Course Registration form.
  2. FEMA Registration 119 Form. Complete with the appropriate signatures, save and email to the Homeland Security Training Coordinator.
  3. Save and email all above documentation and additional documents to meet the prerequisite requirement.

***Prerequisites  for each of the below courses are ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, ICS 400, IS 700 & IS 800.

  1. Course deadline is March 30, 2016.

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns


Thank you,

Kimmie Cruickshank

Homeland Security Training Coordinator

SAA Point of Contact / State Training Officer

Department of Public Safety

Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security

45 State Drive

Waterbury, VT 05671 – 1300

Office: (802) 241-5416

Fax: (802) 241-5615