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SEMS Regulations Regarding Minimum Training Performance Objectives and Approved Course of Instruction (ACI)

Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)

§ 2428. Minimum Performance Objectives. (a) Emergency response agencies shall determine the appropriate level(s) of SEMS instruction for each member of their staff, based upon the staff member's potential assignment during an emergency response. (b) Emergency response agencies shall ensure that their emergency response personnel can demonstrate and maintain, to the level deemed appropriate, the minimum SEMS performance objectives required by their agencies' training programs. Agencies shall use the Minimum Performance Objectives contained in the Approved Course of Instruction (ACI) Syllabus dated March 1, 1995, which are hereby incorporated by reference, as the basis for their training programs. Minimum Performance Objectives are contained in Paragraph D of each Course Module description. (c) SEMS minimum performance objectives shall be met through completion of materials from the ACI, completion of equivalent courses of instruction, or through incorporation of the objectives into exercises.
SEMS ACI Objectives are included in the following curriculum:

​Disaster Service Worker (All)​SEMS Introduction Course (G-606)
​EOC/DOC/Coord Center Personnel​SEMS EOC:
EOC Operations G-775
ICS EOC Interface G-191
Essentials Section/Position Training (specific to the section/position)
​Executives​SEMS Executive
​Field Personnel​ICS 100, 200, 300, 400


There are additional Federal training requirements in the NIMS Training Plan:
“National Incident Management System Training Program Sept 2011”

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