CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PROFICIENCY PROGRAM
The following list represents suggested continuing education, training, and other opportunities that
are available for DOE personnel after completion of the competency requirements in this technical
Functional Area Qualification Standard. It is extremely important that personnel involved with this
program maintain their proficiency through continuing education, training, reading, or other
activities such as workshops, seminars, and conferences. The list of suggested activities was
developed by the Subject Matter Experts involved in the development of the Functional Area
Qualification Standard and is not all-inclusive.
LIST OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Emergency Management personnel shall participate in an Office/Facility-specific continuing training
and qualification program that includes the following elements:
Participation in continuing technical education and/or training covering topics directly related
to the emergency management area, as determined appropriate by management. This may
include courses/training provided by Department of Energy, other government agencies,
outside vendors, or local educational institutions. Continuing training topics should also
address identified weaknesses in the knowledge or skills of the individual personnel.
Active performance of the duties of an Emergency Management specialist at a Department of
Energy facility for a minimum of 160 hours per year.
Attendance at seminars, symposia, or technical meetings related to Emergency Management.
Self-study of new regulations, requirements, or advances related to Emergency Management.
Participation in, control, and/or evaluation of a practical exercise related to Emergency
Participation in assessment of an emergency management program.
Documentation of specific continuing training requirements in Individual Development Plans.
EOTA Training Courses.
FEMA Independent Study Courses.