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EM 135 Exercise Control/Simulation Course
The Exercise Control and Simulation Course is designed to be a flexible training package to assist federal, state, and local personnel in implementing their roles and responsibilities in designing, developing, and implementing an exercise control organization and control plan for federal, state, and local exercises. This training package is designed to train exercise personnel on the development and implementation of the control plan. The most likely use of this training package is that the course would be used just prior to the development of a specific exercise control plan.
The course would provide all personnel serving as exercise controllers and simulators with the knowledge and skills they need to perform their assigned roles, thereby enhancing the CEP and, indirectly, federal, state, and local emergency response and recovery.
The goal of this course is to provide participants with an understanding of the need for exercise evaluation and the available methodologies for evaluation. It will provide the base for evaluation of multi-hazard, multi-jurisdictional exercises in which State and local governments participate. The focus will be on the evaluation process to serve the needs of individuals who manage the exercise evaluation function in the field of emergency management.
As part of this training package, a functional exercise plan is included. See Module 4 Activities.
TRAINING PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The purpose of this course is to assist federal, state, and local personnel in implementing their roles and responsibilities in designing, developing, and implementing an exercise control organization and control plan during federal, state, and local exercises. This goal is accomplished by providing participants with supplemental information and job aids to include checklists, a sample control plan, and adapting this information to their specific exercise. At the conclusion of this training session, participants will be able to accomplish the following:
This training is designed for all personnel, specifically chief controllers, who have been selected to design, develop, and implement an exercise control organization and control plan. In general, the target audience includes representatives of numerous federal departments and agencies at national and regional levels, as well as state and local personnel and representatives from the private sector.
This course was released by FEMA June 1998. The course will take approximately 13 hours to complete. There are six modules and two appendices and a Functional Exercise Activity. The course files are less than one megabyte for the benefit of low bandwidth (14.4 and 28.8 modem) users. The naming protocol is EM135.exe, EM135_AppendixB.pdf, EM135_mod4_Activities.pdf, and EM135_ex_control_plan.pdf. Graphics may not be optimum in these documents due to originals and file size considerations.
Upon receiving your paid registration, we will send you the password to open these. We recommend you print out the pages as you need them and keep them as a paper reference.
The test is submitted online. When you pass the test, you will be mailed a certificate of completion.
The final exam is 20 questions taken from the reading material. You may use any of the materials while taking the test.
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EM135_AppendixB.pdf 21 KB
EM135_mod4_Activities.pdf 132 KB
EM135_ex_control_plan.pdf 771 KB
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