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COML Class, September 16-19, 2014 COML Class, September 16-19, 2014

Communications Unit Leader (COML) Class
Category NIMS / ICS 
Course Number L969
Location Vincennes University, 850 College Ave., Room 112, Jasper IN 47546
City/County Jasper, Indiana/Dubois County 46219
Start Date September 16, 2014
End Date September 19, 2014
Start Time 0830 edt 
End Time 1700 edt 
Max Students 20
Course Manager Integrated Public Safety Commission 
Contact Number 317.447.7686
Contact eMail
Lead Instructor Vivian Nowaczewski
Kelly Dignin
Test Date September 19, 2014
Registration Form application.pdf  
Fee NA
Prerequisites • IS 100 Introduction to Incident Command
• IS 200 ICS for Single Resources & Int. Action
• IS 700a Introduction to NIMS
• IS 800b National Response Framework: An Introduction
• ICS 300  Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
• ICS 400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff (recommended but not required)
Prerequisite notes:  Applicants must provide copies of all certificates upon registration. IC 100, 200, 700a and 800b courses can be taken online at  ICS 300 & 400 must be taken in a classroom setting.  
Course Description  This course helps participants establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the Communications Unit Leader (COML) in an all-hazards incident. This course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to a COML operating in a local- or State-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities include the collection, processing, and dissemination as needed to facilitate Operations of Command, General Staff, and Unit Leaders within the confines of a Type 3 AHIMT. The course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises. By requiring participants to bring a COML Kit to the instruction, the course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills of a COML.
Target Audience NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on United States Fire Administration (USFA) or other Type III AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/ certification in those positions.
Registration Information This course is being conducted by the Integrated Public Safety Commission.  Email, fax or mail applications to: IPSC COML Course, attn. Vivian Nowaczewski, 8468 E. 21st Street, Indianapolis IN  46219. FAX: 317.899.8282. email:  
There is no cost to attend this workshop, but lodging and/or perdiem will NOT be provided. Additional details will be provided in your registration confirmation letter.