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Special Operations Program Management and Leadership R0254

Training Specialist

Dave Donohue

Delivery type

6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

Pending (ACE Review): In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in fire science, emergency management or public safety.

Using activities and scenarios, you will manage and lead special operations programs. You will determine community needs and develop and sustain capabilities to meet them. Where appropriate, this course aligns with NFPA 475 and other industry standards.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Precourse Assignment: PDF 1,124KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 140KB

Hazardous Materials and/or Special Operations Teams coordinators, managers, leaders, and personnel aspiring to become coordinators and managers.

Personnel responsible for training, equipping and sustaining specialized response resources.

Personnel responsible for the supervision or leadership of a hazardous materials or special operations team or company, personnel assigned to support the development, staffing, equipping, training, and/or sustainment of such teams or personnel anticipating assignment to such a role, personnel/organizations that are exploring the need for special operations programs within their jurisdictions.

ICS 100-level and ICS 200 level training. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
September 8 - 13, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
October 20 - 25, 2024 Apply by 7/15 Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
January 5 - 10, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 2 - 7, 2025 Apply between 9/15/2024 - 10/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 17 - 22, 2025 Apply between 3/15/2025 - 4/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland