DOI Resource Advisor (READ) Basic Course


Target Audience:

DOI Employees who are interested in becoming a Resource Advisor (READ).

Summary and Objectives:

Those interested in becoming a Resource Advisor (READ) must receive supervisor approval to deploy or to join the roster of eligible responders; therefore interested staff should consult with their supervisor before requesting this course. This is the first course in the DOI Resource Advisor curriculum. A wired network connection is recommended for this course.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the potential roles of a Resource Advisor (READ) within the context of the incident.
  • Identify the range of natural and cultural resources a Resource Advisor (READ) may encounter at an incident
  • Briefly describe regulatory frameworks applicable to a particular incident type
  • Learn how to prepare for deployment.


FEMA training courses IS 100, IS 200

Competencies Addressed: 

Field Data Collection - Awareness, Technical Credibility - Basic, Decisiveness - Awareness, Oral Communication - Awareness, Organizational Awareness - Awareness

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Training Tuition Cost
4 hours
Training Credit Hours
Semester Hours

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