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Basic Public Information Officer Course (G-290.b)

The Basic Public Information Officer Course (G290) is designed to prepare participants to function as full- or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills needed to be full- or part-time PIOs such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively.

Date(s)  Thu. Oct 24, 2019 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Fri. Oct 25, 2019 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Location Metrolina Healthcare Coalition Warehouse
3311-A Beam Rd, Charlotte NC 28217 
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Building/Room Use front entrance, park in fenced area toward back of building 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access Yes
ESF ESF5 - Emergency Management, ESF15 - Public Information / External Affairs
Functional Areas Emergency Management / Planning
Offered By Forsyth County 
Primary Instructor Brock, Michelle 
Course Length 16 hrs 
Course Hours 16 
Prerequisites IS-100, IS-702, IS-909, and EITHER IS-29 OR G-289.

Offering Specific Information

There are 2 entrances to the building. Please use the front entrance (not where the loading docks are) where there is a sign that has Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition & Mobile Medicine on it. Park in the fenced in area that is towards the back of the building and use the front door.

POC: Instructor - Michelle Brock,, 336-917-7074; Metrolina HPC, KC Bernesser,, 704-258-8966   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email TERMS Helpdesk