Training courses and certifications for ARES and RACES members
Training is a vital part of being able to assist in times of emergency. If you’re looking for training, here is a good place to start. If you have additional training you think should be added here, send an e-mail to the UCARES leadership.
FEMA provides an online independent study program with a number of courses in Emergency Management. The Courses listed below have been reviews by UCARES and the Utah County Sheriffs Office and have been highly recommended for UCARES members. Some of the UCARES certifications require one or more of these courses. For a complete list of the continuing education courses offered by FEMA, visit http://training.fema.gov/is/nims.asp
NIMS (National Incident Management) Courses:
The ARRL also recommends the following courses:
Note: The ARRL online courses are currently being re-worked. The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Courses level 1 & 2 are not currently available. Check the ARRL online course catalogue regularly for updates.