The EMAP Training Course provides emergency management, preparedness, and homeland security personnel with valuable information in assisting them how to assess a jurisdiction’s program for disaster/hazard preparedness using the Emergency Management Standard. Serving as an EMAP Accreditation Manager and/or an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices. The primary purpose of this training is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert—whether to assist their program to achieve accreditation or to be a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre.
Specifically, they will be oriented to the following key topics:
This training will be instructor lead, focused on the current EMAP procedures. The two-day course will encourage open participation and discussion about the topics and will provide resources and tools for those interested in EMAP. Those attending this course may be eligible to participate on assessor teams for state, territorial, and/or local program applicants.
The expertise of assessors will strongly affect the credibility and success of the accreditation program. EMAP seeks to develop a cadre of highly qualified emergency managers to handle this function on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become a member of the Assessor Cadre. By simply attending the training course does not automatically make you a member.
Assessors must have the following qualifications at a minimum:
*For public sector employees only. There is not a registration fee for this course if subscribed to EMAP or interested in becoming an EMAP Assessor.