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Course Description

AWR-103, PER-201, and PER-262 - Crime Scene Management for CBRNE Incidents (CSM), Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents (HEC), and Hands-On-Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT)

This delivery is a combination of the Crime Scene Management for CBRNE Incidents course (AWR-103), the Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents course (PER-201), and the Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents course (PER-262).


Crime Scene Management for CBRNE Incidents (CSM)
The Crime Scene Management for CBRNE Incidents course is an eight-hour course that provides the responder with an overview of the legal issues surrounding a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) crime scene, the types of evidence at a CBRNE incident, and practical exercises utilizing the responder’s knowledge in crime scene management. As part of the eight contact hours for this course, the responder will receive instruction on the laws, regulations, proper guidelines, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s Crime Scene Search Protocol process that apply to crime scene management.


Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents (HEC)
The Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents course is a two-day course for responders, including law enforcement, fire service, EMS, HAZMAT technicians, emergency management, governmental administrative, health care, public safety communicators, and public health. The training will prepare responders to properly respond to and document a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosives (CBRNE) crime scene, enable responders to employ the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)'s Crime Scene Search Protocol, and prepare responders to identify and collect potential evidence. The course incorporates a scenario-driven exercise to allow responders to demonstrate their competency in evidence collection techniques, utilize the FBI's Crime Scene Search Protocol, utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and to perform technical decontamination of personnel and collected materials.


Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT)

The Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents course is a two-day course that provides the responder with hands-on practical exercises that gives the responder the ability to perform triage and decontamination procedures, identify residual contamination through the use of survey and monitoring equipment, and conduct scene survey and safety. As part of the 16 contact hours for this course, the performance defensive responder also performs survey and monitoring procedures, and conducts triage and decontamination of victims within a toxic facility.


How this course is offered:

Delivered at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
This course is designed for emergency responders who have completed WMD awareness-level training.  Other pre-requisites may be required as dictated by the individual program.

Registration Information:

Step 1 (Obtain FEMA SID Number)

  • You will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to apply for CDP training.
  • Visit the FEMA Student Identification website to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.

Step 2 (Create CTAS Account)

Step 3 (Search and Select Offered Training)

  • Search for training on the Resident Training section of the CDP Website.
  • Click the “Register for this Program” button for the desired training program. You will be directed to the CDP Training Registration System (TRS) electronic application site.

Step 4 (Complete Application)

  • Log in to the CDP TRS with your FEMA SID number and password.
  • If you were directed to TRS from the CDP Website the training program/course information will be pre-populated. If a different program/course is desired, click the link to return to the training calendar.
  • Select up to three preferred training dates then review and complete all required information. Note: Once you have submitted an application in TRS the system will save and pre-populate your application with the information on your previously submitted application.
  • Click the “Review and Submit Application Now” button.

Step 5 (Review, Finalize and Submit Application)

  • Review summary of application and attach any required documents.
  • Click the “Submit Application” button. You and your supervisor will receive an email confirming your application was successfully submitted. You and your supervisor will receive auto-generated emails with application status updates throughout the remainder of the application process.
  • Your application will be processed by the respective State/Territory/Tribal Training Coordinator and CDP Regional Coordinator. Monitor your email and TRS for updates and application status.

Who to Contact

  • For training application and related questions or issues contact CDP Student Services at studentservices@cdpemail.dhs.gov or 866-213-9553.
  • For log in, access and technical system questions or issues contact CDP Help Desk Support at support@cdpemail.dhs.gov or 866-213-9699. Hours of operation are Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central.
  • If you are unable to apply for CDP training via TRS and need an alternative to apply, contact your respective CDP Regional Coordinator.


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 40.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Emergency Management


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