Training

OEC (Outdoor Emergency Care)

*Required for NSP (National Ski Patrol) members/candidates

This will be meeting weekly on Thursdays starting January 31st from 6-9p at LCC. It will last about 8 weeks. If you want to participate email Cory at minerjc@lanecc.edu

MTR 1 (Mountain Travel and Rescue 1)

*Required for NSP (National Ski Patrol) members/candidates

An NSP MTR 1 course will be offered starting in January of 2019. All members of the Patrol are welcome to take the class or participate in part of the class. NSP's Mountain Travel and Rescue Program offers a sequence of courses that prepare ski patrollers and others to manage group safety and to participate in search-and-rescue operations in the mountains, including backcountry and off-piste settings. The courses cover basic survival skills, mountain travel techniques, wilderness navigation, hazard management, mountain weather, group dynamics, environmental considerations, medical problems specific to mountain environments, search-and-rescue principles, and emergency rescue techniques, including rope work.


The course is required for all NSP candidates. It is also required that you complete the FEMA 0100 and 0700 courses online at:


Everyone must also purchase the Manual, available at: https://www.mountaineers.org/books. And complete a homework assignment before the class starts.


The course schedule:

  • January 27, 2019 Classroom session 08:00-1600 at LCC Paramedic Classroom.
  • February 3, 2019 Shelter building at the Gold Lake Snow Park, 10:00-14:00.
  • March 23/24 2019 Overnight field session Gold Lake Snow Park, 08:00 03/23/19 - 12:00 03/24/19.


NSP members can register online:

  • Log in to the NSP website https://www.nsp.org/
  • Go to Members Resources and click on Course Schedule.
  • The course number equals P604190001


Contact: josephcalbreath@gmail.com if you are interested.

FEMA Courses

* Required for NSP members/candidates, encouraged for WBSP volunteers


  • FEMA 0100 - IS 100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System

CS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

  • FEMA 0700 - IS 700.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System

This course provides an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The National Incident Management System defines the comprehensive approach guiding the whole community - all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), and the private sector - to work together seamlessly to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the effects of incidents. The course provides learners with a basic understanding of NIMS concepts, principles, and components.