Required training

SKYWARN - Storm spotter classes are conducted by the National Weather Service and are required biennially.
An online course is also available if you missed the local class.

FEMA - IS-100.c Introduction to the ICS (required by 06/30/2019)

FEMA - IS-200.c Basic ICS for Initial Response (required by 06/30/2019)

FEMA - IS-700.b An Introduction to the National Incident Management System(NIMS) (required by 06/30/2019)

FEMA - IS-800.c National Response Framework, An Introduction (required by 06/30/2019)

West Gulf Division - ARES Standardized Training Plan Task Book

Follow-on training (optional)

ARRL - Introduction to Emergency Communication

Advanced training (optional)

ARRL -Public Service and Emergency Communications Management for Radio Amateurs

Red Cross - First Aid/CPR/AED classes and Emergency Preparedness information.

These courses are especially important when the Denton County ARES is called upon by the various supported organizations in our area in the event of a drill, disaster simulation or actual disaster.

Denton County ARES also conducts monthly training nets on the 146.92 repeater. These are normally scheduled for the third Thursday of the month at 19:30.

Register your training certifications

Forward your completion certificates to to have them entered into the HCOL system.

Digital Modes Training

See KC5GOI website for info on NBEMS training for Denton.