Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Management (AWR-345) (04-20-0345) - 001

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Brief Description
This course is an introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) use in disaster management
Full Description
This course is an introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) use in disaster management, from mitigation and preparedness to response and recovery. It is intended to help   participants gain a basic understanding of UAS; learn the general concepts to help an agency build a successful UAS program; learn the importance of engaging the local community; understand the need to ensure that privacy issues, civil rights, and civil liberties are thoroughly addressed; identify when UAS would enhance a disaster mission; and understand the basics of UAS types and sensors. The overall course goal is to provide a basic overview of UAS so that agencies can learn the first steps in determining if UAS are right for their work.
Participants will learn what is covered under UAS regulations, who may operate UAS, what FAA authorization allows, and what the major issues are for UAS integration. The course materials will familiarize participants with the main types and capabilities of rotary and fixed-wing UAS, as well as the types of payloads and missions that generally are best for each with examples of how certain payloads have been or could be used in relevant situations to aid in disaster management.

Course Objectives:
Explain basic UAS types and component parts;
Explain basic UAS support capabilities in disaster management;
Determine the means to comply with UAS regulations; and
Create a planning framework for successful UAS program.

Target Audience:
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Service
Governmental Administrative
Law Enforcement
Public Safety Communications
Citizen/Community Volunteer
Information Technology
Security and Safety
Search & Rescue

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV
All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging & transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Course Completion:
Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a certificate of attendance for the course.
Training Dates
12/12/2023 - 12/13/2023
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Are you a United States citizen?
Registration Dates
07/15/2023 - 12/11/2023
Available Seats
The maximum capacity for this class has been reached. Your request can be added to the waitlist. Additional seats may become available for future enrollment.
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Reporting Instructions
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual
Signup Details
No Show Policy:
Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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