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Resource Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader

Category: ICS - Unit Leader

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Prerequisites:

This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have shown interest, demonstrated the necessary skills and knowledge, and have accomplished minimum training, including Incident Command System courses I-100, 200, and 300, appropriate for the position of Resources Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader.

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Course Materials:

Resource Unit Leader Student Manual
Resource Unit Leader Agenda

Course Description:

This course provides participants with course work and hands-on training for the position of Resource Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader. It covers the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the Resource Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader to other personnel within the Incident Command System (ICS). The student will become familiar with the various incident-related documents and software programs that may be used.

Resource Unit Leader topics include:

  • Organizing and managing the unit
  • Check-in
  • Tracking resource status
  • Operational planning
  • Resource unit products.

An extensive exercise in which the student organizes and operates a resource unit serves to test the student's skills. Demobilization Unit Leader topics include:

  • Organizing and managing the unit
  • Developing the Demobilization Plan
  • Writing the Demobilization Plan
  • Implementing the Demobilization Plan.

Target Group:
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have shown interest, demonstrated the necessary skills and knowledge, and have accomplished minimum training, including Incident Command System courses I-100, 200, and 300, appropriate for the position of Resources Unit Leader and Demobilization Unit Leader.

Objectives:
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the mission, organization, and operation of the resources unit from lecture and small group exercises
  • Identify, track, and account for incident resources from experimentation with T-cards and a variety of other systems
  • Describe the Incident Action Plan and other section work products
  • Accomplish the duties and responsibilities of a Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) on a large incident
  • Develop, write, and implement a demobilization plan.

Note: Calculators are recommended.