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The Local Authority Emergency Management Regulation clarifies legislated emergency management training required for:
- local authorities (including municipal elected officials, Metis settlement officials, improvement district councillors, special area board members)
- directors of emergency management
- employees who have been assigned responsibilities respecting the implementation of a community’s emergency management plan
Legislated training requirements
Local authorities must complete the following course within 90 days of taking their official oath:
Directors of emergency management must complete the following courses within 18 months of being appointed:
- Basic Emergency Management
- Incident Command System (ICS) I-100, I-200, and I-300
- Director of Emergency Management
Local authority staff who have been assigned responsibilities respecting the implementation of the emergency plan must complete the following courses within 6 months of being identified for this role:
Exemptions or extensions may be granted in some exceptional cases, along with possible alternative courses.
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