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Course Details

Standardized Awareness Training
NTED Course Number AWR-160
Provider TEEX/NERRTC
Length 8.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Awareness
Continuing Education Credits 0.80
Description
The Standardized Awareness Training (SAT) course covers the essential course material on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) hazards and materials, prevention and deterrence methods, and the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG; U.S. Department of Transportation [DOT], 2008. Topics in this course include prevention and deterrence, identification of hazardous materials and the ERG, chemical agents, biological agents, radiological materials and nuclear weapons, and explosive devices. The course is supported by a parallel course, the Standardized Awareness Authorized Training, Train-the Trainer (SAAT) course, the purpose of which is to provide supervisors and trainers with the information and skills required to instruct the Standardized Awareness Training at their local jurisdictions.
Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
* Identify terms and concepts that are applicable to the prevention and deterrence of terrorist and CBRNE incidents.
* Identify hazardous materials, hazard classes, and response information using the ERG.
* Discuss selected chemical agents including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sources, indicators of an attack, physical characteristics.
* Discuss selected biological agents, including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sources, indicators of an attack, and physical characteristics.
* Discuss radiation and radiological materials.
* Discuss explosives, including the characteristics and the effects of a detonated explosive device.
NTED Prerequisites
N/A
Other Prerequisites
Participants must have successfully completed the following courses before attending this course.
* IS-100.b: Introduction to the Incident Command System, or any of the available ICS-100 series
* IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
Target Audience
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Healthcare, Hazardous Materials, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Primary
None
Secondary
Mitigate  -  Operational Coordination
Mitigate  -  Planning
Mitigate  -  Public Information and Warning
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Mitigate  -  Long-Term Vulnerability Reduction
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Operational Coordination
Prevent   -  Planning
Prevent   -  Public Information and Warning
Protect   -  Operational Coordination
Protect   -  Planning
Protect   -  Public Information and Warning
Protect   -  Screening, Search and Detection
Protect   -  Physical Protective Measures
Protect   -  Risk Management for Protection Programs and Activities
Respond   -  Operational Coordination
Respond   -  Planning
Respond   -  Public Information and Warning
Respond   -  Environmental Response / Health and Safety
Respond   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  On-Scene Security and Protection
Respond   -  Operational Communications
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
AWR-160 Standardized Awareness Training
Kent Gardner
Kent.gardner@teex.tamu.edu
979-458-3401

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