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Schedule of Courses (Updated June 14, 2014)

 E/L-339 REP Core Concepts Course (RCCC) (1.5-day) ¤ - 

¤ Upcoming 06/03-04/2014 L-339 RCCC Florida (R-IV) (West Palm Beach, FL)

¤ Upcoming 1 06/09-10/2014 L-339 RCCC Tennessee (R-IV) (Knoxville, TN)

¤ Upcoming 2 06/09-10/2014 L-339 RCCC Illinois (R-V) (Chicago, IL)

¤ Upcoming 3 06/23-24/2014 L-339 RCCC Illinois (R-V) (Joliet, IL)

¤ New 4 07/07-08/2014 L-339 RCCC Missouri (R-VII) (Kansas City, MO)

¤ Upcoming 5 07/21-22/2014 L-339 RCCC Texas (R-VI) (Denton, TX)

¤ Upcoming 09/04-05/2014 L-339 RCCC New York (R-II) (Fulton, NY)

 

E/L-304 REP Exercise Evaluator Course (REEC) (3.5-day)

¤ Upcoming 2 06/10-13/2014 L-304 REEC Illinois (R-V) (Chicago, IL)

¤ Upcoming 5 07/22-25/2014 L-304 REEC Texas (R-VI) (Denton, TX)

¤ Upcoming 07/29-08/01/2014 L-304 REEC Washington (R-X) (Richland, WA)

 

E/L-340 REP Plan Review Course (RPPR) (3.0-day)

¤ Upcoming 06/03-05/2014 L-340 RPPR Texas (R-VI) (Denton, TX)

¤ Upcoming 1 06/10-13/2014 L-340 RPPR Tennessee (R-IV) (Knoxville, TN)

¤ Upcoming 3 06/24-27/2014 L-340 RPPR Illinois (R-V) (Joliet, IL)

¤ New 4 07/08-11/2014 L-340 RPPR Missouri (R-VII) (Kansas City, MO)

 

E/L-341 Radiological Accident Assessment Course (RAAC) (5.0-day)

New 08/11-15/2014 L-341 RAAC Florida (R-IV) (Orlando, FL)

New 09/08-12/2014 L-341 RAAC Illinois (R-V) (Springfield, IL)

 

REP Disaster Initiated Review (RDIR) (1.0-day)

¤ Upcoming 08/14/2014 RDIR Washington (R-X) (Richland, WA)

¤ Change 08/21/2014 RDIR Pennsylvania (R-III) (Philadelphia, PA)

¤ New 09/04/2014 RDIR Illinois (R-V) (Chicago, IL)

¤ Upcoming 09/18/2014 RDIR New York (R-II) (Lyons, NY)

 

► Upcoming 1 - indicates a combined course offering (matching superscripts)

 

PER-904 Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO) Course (5.0-day) (CDP / Anniston, AL) Click on link for more information: PER-904 RERO

• June 08-14, 2014 (RERO Only)

• September 22-28, 2014 (R-ICE)(RERO/ARIO)

 

PER-905 Advanced Radiological Incident Operations (ARIO) Course (5.0-day) (CDP / Anniston, AL) Click on link for more information: PER-905 ARIO

• September 22-28, 2014 (R-ICE)(RERO/ARIO)

 

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Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing (IRTB) New Mexico Tech (EMRTC/Socorro, NM) - For training schedule, click on link: emrtc.nmt.edu/training

Radiation Emergency Medicine (ORISE) (REAC/TS Facility in Oak Ridge, TN) (3.5-day) orise.orau.gov

• June 03-06, 2014

• August 12-15, 2014

 

2014 Continuing Challenge Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Workshop (4.0-day) Hazmat.org

¤ September 02-05, 2014 (Registration begins June 1, 2014)

 

E-262 Instructional Delivery for SMEs (EMI/Emmitsburg, MD) (4.0-day) EMI Course Catalog

• August 04-07, 2014

 

H-107 (NRC) Introduction to Emergency Preparedness Course (1.0-day) For more information see attachment “NRC Emergency Preparedness Courses”

• TBA

 

H-203 (NRC) Emergency Preparedness Technology Course (5.0-day) For more information see attachment “NRC Emergency Preparedness Courses”

¤ August 25-29, 2014

 

PER-240 WMD Radiological/Nuclear Responder Operations Course (3.0 day) (CTOS/Las Vegas, NV Mobile Training) – To request local training delivery, click on link: www.ctosnnsa.org

PER-241 WMD Radiological/Nuclear Course for Hazardous Material Technicians (4.0-day) (CTOS / Las Vegas, NV) - For training schedule, click on link: www.ctosnnsa.org

PER-266 Instructor Training Certification (CDP/Anniston, AL) (5.0-day) PER-266 ITC

• June 15-21, 2014

 

PER-908 Radiological Series, Train-the-Trainer (CDP/Anniston, AL) (4.0-day) PER-908-1 RAD TtT

• TBA

 

Diagram of REPP Training Courses and Prerequisite created July 2, 2012

 

                                          Figure 1 - REP Program Training Diagram

REP Instructor-Led Courses

REP Core Concepts Course (E/L-339/RCCC) focuses on the nuclear power plant off-site radiological emergency preparedness program. Addresses the REP Program history and sentinel events, federal regulatory policies, basic radiation principles, REP planning guidance (planning standards), REP demonstration guidance (exercise evaluation areas) and the REP Disaster Initiated Review (DIR) process. At the successful completion of this course, the student will have satisfied the instructor-led training prerequisites for both the L-340 REP Program and Planning Course (RPPC) and the L-304 REP Exercise Evaluator Course (REEC).

  • 1.5 days
  • Target audience: Primary - Federal, State, Local, and Tribal 
  • Course Delivery: Primary – Local; Secondary – National Emergency Training Centers
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, and REP Regional staff)

REP Planning Course (E/L-340/RPPC) is currently going through revision to align with RCCC and narrow its focus to the development and maintenance of REP emergency plans, specifically the planning standards that address the public health and safety.  The revised REP Planning Course will include training based on Comprehensive Preparedness Guide-101 (G-235 Emergency Planning) course and the use of the Emergency Operations Planning Tool (EOPT).  The EOPT is an online tool developed by CSEPP, which is being adapted for the REP Program.  It will provide several REP plan format templates, to be considered for use.  The tool also allows the user to upload existing plans into the different formats.

  • 3.5 days
  • Target audience: Primary - State, Local, and Tribal; Secondary – Federal REP staff
  • Course Delivery: Primary – Local; Secondary – National Emergency Training Centers
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, and REP Regional staff)

REP Exercise Evaluator Course (E/L-304/REEC) topics include regulations and guidelines for evaluating REP exercises, in preparation of, observations during, post-exercise activities and techniques for exercise evaluation.  This also includes the observation of video vignettes of REP exercises and the development of exercise narratives submitted to the REP Exercise Evaluation Tool (EET), for review by REP adjunct instructors.  Federal, state, local, tribal and utility personnel who are involved in the development of off-site REP plans and exercises may apply. This course fulfills the credentialing training requirements for becoming a Type III REP Exercise Evaluator. 

  • 3.5 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal REP-staff and Non-REP staff; Secondary - State, Local, and Tribal
  • Course Delivery: Primary – Local; Secondary – National Emergency Training Centers
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, and REP Regional staff)

Radiological Accident Assessment Course (E/L-341/RAAC) this course addresses radiological consequences of accidents involving radiological materials. This includes accidents or incidents involving commercial power reactors, lost sources, dispersion devices and transportation. The focus of the course is concepts involved in formulating protective action recommendations following a radiological accident, such as dose quantities, atmospheric dispersion, dose projection, protective action guides and derived intervention levels. Participants engage in problem-solving sessions and a tabletop exercise. 

  • 5.0 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal, State, Local, and Tribal
  • Course Delivery: Primary – National Emergency Training Centers; Secondary – Local
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, REP Regional staff, and contractors)

Disaster Initiated Review (DIR) Course  (REP-DIR) The purpose of a DIR is to "determine the capability of offsite emergency response infrastructure following an extended plant shutdown or shutdown caused by electric grid blackouts, malevolent act, pandemic or natural disaster (e.g., hurricane, tornado, flood, storm, earthquake) in the vicinity of commercial nuclear power reactors.”  This course is designed to provide the student with fundamental knowledge of the Disaster Initiated Review (DIR) Standard Operating Procedure and Post Disaster Assessment of Offsite Capabilities Checklists. At the end of this course, participants should be able to demonstrate an awareness of the responsibilities, procedures and protocols for the accomplishment of a DIR and demonstrate an ability to function as a member of a DIR Team by participating in a DIR table-top exercise.

  • 1.0 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal, State, Local, and Tribal
  • Course Delivery: Primary – Local
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, and REP Regional staff)

Radiological Emergency Response Operations (PER-904/RERO) is a 5-day course offering lectures, hands-on training and team exercises. The lectures include operational-level radiological concepts using guidance and information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Use of the hands-on training modules will provide students with the knowledge and skills to perform in a radiological emergency response operation. The Radiological Emergency Response Operations course culminates on the fifth day with a final exercise involving the emergency response operations skills and training learned during the course.

  • 5.0 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal, State, Local, and Tribal radiological/hazardous materials response teams
  • Course Delivery: Center of Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
  • Instructors: Contractors

Advanced Radiological Incident Operations (PER-905/ARIO) is a five-day course offering lectures, hands-on training and practical exercises. The lectures include radiological concepts, agencies and regulations, National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) and instrumentation selection. Hands-on training modules provide the responder with the knowledge and skills to perform a radiological emergency response operation. The training culminates with an extended practical exercise that utilizes the emergency response skills and training learned during the course.

  • 5.0 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal, State, Local, and Tribal staff responsible for managing a radiological incident
  • Course Delivery: Center of Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
  • Instructors: Contractors

REP Instructor Methodology Course (REP-IMC) has been developed to enhance and improve the quality of instructional delivery within the REP Program.  The course is an intense 5-day training that builds a potential or current instructor’s knowledge, skills and confidence.  The course is not intended to be a “train the trainer” course.  Instead it will provide the REP subject matter expert with the skills and ability to plan courses, identify the “target audience” and deliver quality instruction in a clear useable format.   

  • 5.0 days
  • Target audience: Primary – Federal REP staff
  • Course Delivery: Primary – Local; Secondary – National Emergency Training Centers
  • Instructors: REP Instructor Cadre (REP HQ, and REP Regional staff)

REP Independent Study Courses

Radiological Emergency Management (IS-3)(Interactive Web-based Course) this course is a prerequisite to the REP Core Concepts Course (E/L-339/RCCC). This independent study course contains information on a variety of radiological topics, including: fundamental principles of radiation, nuclear threat and protective measures, nuclear power plants, radiological transportation accidents and other radiological hazards.

Emergency Planning (IS-235)(Interactive Web-based Course) this course is a prerequisite to the REP Planning Course (E/L-340/RPPC). This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.

Introduction to Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP Exercise Evaluation) (IS-331)(Interactive Web-based Course) this course is a prerequisite to the REP Exercise Evaluator Course (E/L-304/REEC). This course introduces the student to the basic concepts and terminology of the offsite emergency preparedness program for commercial nuclear power plants. It provides an introduction to the program's exercise evaluation regulations, philosophy and methodology. 

Radiological Emergency Response (IS-301)(Interactive Web-based Course) this course is a prerequisite to the Radiological Emergency Response Operations Course (PER-904/RERO). The goal of this independent study course is to provide a learning experience in which participants demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of radiological protection and response principles, guidelines, and regulations to prepare them for the operations course (RERO). Only those people who will be approved to attend the RERO course should take this independent study course. 

Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (IS-836)(Interactive Web-based Course) The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe. As part of the NRF, the Incident Annexes describe the concept of operations to address specific contingency or hazard situations or an element of an incident requiring specialized application of the NRF. This course provides an introduction to the Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (NRIA) to the NRF.

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06/24/2014 - 14:52
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