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Access to support for the APSTS on-line training system will be available, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm mountain time, Monday to Friday. Requests for assistance received outside of those hours will be replied to the next business day.
This course provides an overview of emergency management in Alberta including the systems and processes for preventing, mitigating, preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies and disasters. You will learn about the key provisions of the Emergency Management Act and have the opportunity to identify the roles and responsibilities of various levels of government and other key organizations involved in emergency management.
- Municipal, First Nation and Provincial Emergency Management Coordinators
- Members of emergency management program committees
- Personnel responsible for emergency programs within their organizations (i.e. emergency services, private sector, non-government organizations, etc.)
This introductory self-study program will provide you with the basic concepts of exercise program management, including key terms and an overview of the exercise design process. Upon successful completion, you will be able to actively participate as a member of an exercise design team or program committee member.
The Incident Command System is a standardized management system used to organize and manage a scaleable response to emergency incidents of any magnitude. ICS 100 (Module 1) is intended as an introduction and overview of the ICS. It is intended for people who may be assigned to incidents in non- supervisory roles and as a prerequisite for students continuing on through other levels.
Emergency Social Services (Basic)
Link to Public Health Agency of Canada
The Emergency Social Services Basic course was created by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC), Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response (CEPR) in collaboration with the Council of Emergency Social Services Directors.
The content of the course was developed by a working group involving the Council of Health Emergency Management Directors, the Council of Emergency Social Services Directors, the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and various federal, provincial and territorial government departments.
Recommended for people who support their communities through Emergency Social Services (ESS).
The course provides individuals with an introduction to emergencies and the essential role that ESS programs play in the response and recovery of a community during times of disaster. The individual will learn:
- Basic Emergency Management principles as they relate to ESS;
- ESS and it’s place in the Emergency Management Cycle;
- 6 Primary Emergency Social Services and how ESS may be delivered;
- Roles and responsibilities of those who might be involved in planning for and delivering emergency social services; and
- Possible impacts of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) or highly infectious disease outbreak on the ESS.
E-learning, self-study, Internet-based
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion for their records.
Access to support for the APSTS on-line training system will be limited to regular Government of Alberta office hours, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm mountain time, Monday to Friday. Support will not be available during off hours, on weekends or government holidays. Messages requesting support will be responded to the next work day after the message was received.