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

This Is A Virtual Offering:

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.

 
Details
Date(s)  Tue. Apr 20, 2021 0800-1700 
Wed. Apr 21, 2021 0800-1700 
Thu. Apr 22, 2021 0800-1700 
Location Online Delivery - See Offering Specific Information for details, OTHER
OTHER NC 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Thorpe, Nicholas Alexandre 
Course Length 3 days 
Course Hours 14 
CEUs  
Prerequisites Virtual Student WebEx Training (VTS-101)
IS-100, IS-909, and EITHER IS-29 OR G-289.
Other

The TERMS Document Library has additional resources regarding WebEx Meetings available for download. To locate these resources, simply log into TERMS, select “Document Library” and scroll to “General”.  

Please be sure to use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge for your web browser to ensure more functionality for WebEx. Additionally, cellular devices and iPads are not fully supported for features such as breakout rooms. A laptop/desktop is required to receive credit for the course. You may call in via a phone or mobile device, but must have access to a laptop/desktop to engage.

 
Maximum Participants 30
# Open Seats -1
# on Wait List 10

Offering Specific Information

THIS IS A VIRTUAL OFFERING.

Thank you for your interest in taking a virtual course sponsored by NCEM. Below are a few friendly reminders that will ensure you receive all information:

  • As a reminder, the NCEM Virtual Student WebEx Training (VTS-101) course is a required prerequisite for any and all virtual courses. You only have to complete this course once.
  • All communication, including the WebEx Meeting invite will be sent to the email you have on file at a minimum 3 days before the course begins. Please be sure it is updated and check it periodically so as to not miss important information.
  • Please be sure to use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge for your web browser to ensure more functionality for WebEx Meetings. Cellular devices and iPads are not fully supported for features such as breakout rooms.
  • For additional resources, quick reference guides, and help regarding WebEx, please visit the TERMS Document Library.

No reimbursement available:

NCEM is not providing meal or lodging reimbursement for this offering.

State POC

Robin Lorenzen can be reached at 910-530-5231 or Robin.lorenzen@ncdps.gov

Tiffany Jackson can be reached at 919-825-2377 or tiffany.jackson@ncdps.gov 

 

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