Courses: Introduction to Reception Centres


Course Details:
Learn about the basic functions of a reception centre during emergencies or disasters. This three and a half (3.5) hour course covers the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a reception centre. The purpose of this course is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as reception centres. This interactive 3.5 hour course is available through classroom-based, online, and community-based learning, featuring collaborative activities. Emergency Management BC (EMBC, formerly known as PEP) funding - EMBC has currently made this training available to members of community ESS teams. To attend this EMBC-sponsored course, please contact the host community to register. For assistance in identifying the host community contact information, e-mail EMBC at ess@pep.gov.bc.ca or phone 250.952.5819 or toll free at 1.800.585.9559> - costs associated with this method of delivery include instructor and participant guide fees. Training location and equipment requirements are the responsibility of the requesting organization. Please contact the Coordinator, ESS Training Program at ess@jibc.ca All materials and text books will be provided in class and no special equipment is required. Please note that all Emergency Management Division courses require 100% attendance. Students who would like recognition for completing this course or would like to use it as a prerequisite for the next levels of ESS courses in the training program will need to complete the in-class assessment. The learning materials for this course, are available online at no cost. Students and/or community-based trainers may access the materials online at any time at http://wp.jibc.ca/irc/. Students who would like recognition for completing this course or would like to use it as a prerequisite for the next levels of ESS courses in the training program will need to register below and complete the online assessment. Note that Introduction to Reception Centres is a non-credit course. ***The tuition fee of $0 is for BC residents. An email address is required for students taking online courses. Students will receive their login instructions by email shortly after completing the registration process. If an email is not received, please contact http://www.jibc.ca/registration/contact-registrati on NOTE: Students will need to complete the course and assessment prior to the class end date. Click on the following link for a list of online learning computer requirements: http://www.jibc.ca/programs/onlineComputer.htm

Course Code: EMRG-1610
Department: Emergency Management
Prerequisites:
Complete EMRG-1600;
Course Offerings:
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