Course Offering

Communications Unit Technician (COMT) Course
Start Date:10/16/2017
End Date:10/20/2017
Hours:40
Facility:MO State Highway Patrol Academy
Sponsor(s):Missouri Interoperability Center
Description:This class provides introductory and refresher training for the NIMS ICS COMT position. It introduces public safety professionals and support staff to various communications concepts and technologies including interoperable communications solutions, LMR communications, satellite, telephone, data, and computer technologies used in incident response and planned events. Participants develop the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the COMT in an all-hazards incident, including responsibilities while operating in a local, regional, or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Prerequisites: A public Safety Background with experience in field operations; Attendees need to have technical communications background for this class; Awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology; Basic knowledge of the local, regional, tribal, and State Communications Plan/points of contacts; completion of the IS100.b, IS200.b, IS700.a, and IS800.b.; Familiarity with the pre-course reading materials.

Course registration is not offered online.

To register for this course:
contact: moswin.sysadmin@dps.mo.gov