DOI Resource Advisor (READ) Intermediate Course


Target Audience:

The target audience for the DOI READ curriculum includes DOI and non-government employee with 0-10 years' experience (not as a READ). The employee will have background in natural and/or cultural resources. Examples of occupations included in the target audience are (and not limited to): a contaminants specialist, a wildlife biologist, or an assistant manager.

Summary and Objectives:

The DOI READ Intermediate course provides extensive information on the legal frameworks used to support and guide recommendations a Resource Advisor may give to an Incident Command in order to protect or mitigate damage to natural and cultural resources.

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

  • Identify a broad spectrum of natural and cultural resources that are relevant to a hazard incident without respect to geography.
  • Identify the information you need to make assessments.
  • Identify and provide guidance on relevant regulatory and compliance frameworks to inform Incident Command decisions.
  • Provide time sensitive assessments (evaluations) and/or recommendations.


It is highly recommended that you complete DOI Resource Advisor (READ) Basic Course prior to taking this course.

Competencies Addressed: 

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

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5 hours
Training Credit Hours
Semester Hours

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